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Tag Archives: Time Travel
If the key to understanding a person really is understanding their hobby horses, then understanding me is a matter of understanding the Mystery-Investigation Complex. While I love science fiction and fantasy, my truest love is the detective story, whether playing … Continue reading
The best fiction is never merely what it appears to be. I think we all understand this instinctively, and the role of the Critic is to go mining for greater, deeper and wider meanings in works that are not apparent … Continue reading
With Kevin Kulp’s TimeWatch in the back of my mind, I sat down to watch the pilot of this new SyFy Channel original. It looked great, but even allowing for the usual jitters and settling in problems of a new … Continue reading
Spoilers ahoy. Go read the short story, and then come back here. Trust me, just do it.
We tend to think of Time Travel as the quintessentially Sciency Science Fiction. Time Travel narratives are narrative Rube Goldberg machines – the fascination comes from the surprising juxtaposition of events that lead inexorably down a path of barely-believable convolution. Deja … Continue reading