Asimov
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The 12,020th year of the Galactic Era is also the 49th year before the Foundation Era. Hari Seldon lectures on possibility of psychohistory. R. Daneel Olivaw, under the two guises of First Minister Eto Demerzel and reporter Chetter Hummin, persuades him to develop a practical science to help save the Empire after making him run across Trantor as Hummin from his alter ego Demerzel; this is known as the Flight, and during it he visits Streeling University, Mycogen, Dahl and Wye. In Wye, the long-planned Imperial coup nearly succeeds but Daneel intervenes as Demerzel and rescues Hari, ending the Flight. Seldon deduces he is a robot. Dors Venabili becomes Seldon's wife. They adopt a Dahlite boy, Raych. Seldon and Yugo Amaryl begin to flesh out psychohistory.

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