She turned and slapped him hard across the face.
But they hadn’t existed at the time of Herod the Great. And they hadn’t captured Masada until—what, 66 CE?
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She’s thirty-six but has felt the same inside since fifteen, when she’d read a pulp magazine and knew with absolute certainty what she wanted to do with her life.
Nagkmur finds a chronology on the Internet and searches out a year halfway between the present and their encounter in sixth century Constantinople. The quickest way to identify when things went awry, he tells her, is to work by halves. If AD 1300 is undisturbed, the change came later; otherwise, earlier.
It’s not anything fatal. You know it can’t be anything fatal, because if it was, thent here would be no future self who could be sent back to warn you.
Fifty percent of snatchers don’t return from their first. Why? Because time is a malevolent killer that tries to eradicate us when we jaunt. But you know all that.
His second attempt had not been so subtle, a handgun and cartridges smuggled past Time Adventures people who didn’t even bother to check his luggage.
After seeing that Peppermint Patricia wrapper, I knew that any society that could mix two separate flavors like mint and chocolate is more open-minded than I could ever fathom. We must start this revolution so that the women of the future can feel the freedom that I felt in those brief moments.
It’s inevitable: Science and technology will advance beyond all imagination, forcing society to perfect itself. Imagine who you could be if you didn’t live in fear. Or more importantly, imagine the stories you could write if your life was full of adventure.
You know you’ve got the wrong equation for closed timelike curves, right?
“So, what exactly is a time loop?” I ask, on a wet winter’s night, as I take my shoes off and recline on the professor’s sofa.
I told him I was going to be a king in Medieval Times, and here I am getting rich.