Yomiko: No matter what I did to avoid ’99, even if it worked, it damaged the timeline. Meetings that were supposed to happen never did. Warriors who should have been forged that day went on to peaceful careers in accounting.
Eventually the time loops fell apart, taking the fabric of existence with them.
Of course, rewriting history so those loops never happened means I don’t remember any of the details. Which is too bad, because they would have made a fantastic novel.