The Chinese Crystal Ball, a fictional story of predetermination

The Chinese Crystal Ball, a fictional story of predetermination

Is it possible for a chinese crystal ball from the Han dynasty to be able to look into our future and tell us what will happen? What would you do if you know something bad was going to occur? Would you do everything in your power to avoid this bad future? This is what John Cardomen does in the book the Chinese Crystal Ball by Dr. Pelham Mead III