There is no better description, at least we are inclined to think so, than to
quote the 'Introduction' as it appears in the published copy of 'The Legacy of
'99'. 'There's wonder and excitement in the air. The very thought of a new
millennium fills the people with great expectations - what will 2000 bring? Yet,
amidst the awe, another feeling makes its presence known. It is a sense of
destruction, even utter finality, which weighs heavily on many hearts and minds.
Does 1999 lead us all to hope for the triumph of lasting peace with that true
happiness which has been so elusive down throughout