Tag Archives: Time Travel

2020 Blues

Max and Archie ran into the house to avoid the hail of meteorites bombarding Earth. “We should never have time-traveled here,” wailed Archie. “2020 is the worst year ever.” “Not to worry,” said Max. “I’ll get us out. We’ll find … Continue reading

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A Timely Distraction

Nanotechnology meds ensured Ben lived until 2050. The divorcee sank all his savings into one time travel trip to provide a timely distraction. *** Ben and Jasmine were preparing to welcome the new year of 1930 when their first fight … Continue reading

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The Descendant

Hugh Paxton sat at the table beneath the pine. He checked his pocket watch, expecting that fabulous inventor, Brighton Waldrop, to return to 1803 any moment. Light flashed and the ornate time machine appeared. Waldrop joined Paxton with a relieved … Continue reading

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Santa Explained

Mandy Pillar, intrepid reporter, had scored the scoop of the century. She took a helicopter ride with him to a nearby mountain overlooking the town of North Pole, Alaska. As they stood at a cliff, Ray explained he was exhausted. … Continue reading

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The Translation

The scientists huddled jabbering excitedly. The time traveling team had convinced a Native-American to return with them. At last, the meaning of the enigmatic South-Western Native-American pictographs could be conclusively decoded. Everyone from the anthropological team inserted translator earbuds. The … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy Meets Its Match

Dr. Haanraadts stood before reporters, safely across the river from the High-Energy Physics Institute. “I’m proud to say we’ve successfully tested the Wells Drive,” he grinned. “Our time-traveling team has returned from the past safe and sound.” Reporters surged forward … Continue reading

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The Real Reason

Harold beamed as he sat on the roof garden with his oldest friends from the art world. They were clearly impressed. “You’ve realized ostentatious works before, Harold,” said Marie. “Building a house in the Jurassic Period? This one tops them … Continue reading

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Going Places

Brandon never placed much stake on things. His drab unpretentious clothing didn’t stop him when he saw her. Vanessa was gorgeous. Expensively dressed at the curb, Brandon fell for her immediately. It was little things that caught his attention: the … Continue reading

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Modern Life

The DC-3 cargo/passenger plane wasn’t that unusual. Some still flew even in 2015, long after the first one took off in 1935. It’s sudden arrival over the airport was a surprise, but what shocked onlookers was its arrival from a … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished – Mutant 750

Mission Accomplished Victoria wished she imitated German accents better. It would lead the police to the desired conclusions. Unfortunately, no one in her time spoke German anymore. As a policeman rifled through her purse at the nearby table, she only … Continue reading

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