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Stories with Phil the Trime Traveling R.O.U.S. 1:29

Posted on the 01 February 2012 by Polycarp55 @polycarp55
Stories with Phil the Trime Traveling R.O.U.S. 1:29

Yesterday Was Monday Theodore Sturgeon(1941)


Summary: Non Spoiler


  • Length: Sixteen Pages
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Category: Time Travel
  • Summary:
    Harry Wright went to bed on Monday night only to wake up on Wednesday. What happened to Tuesday? As he wakes up he finds himself stuck between acts in a place between time. Will he find his way back from a place in between today and tomorrow?
First Words
Harry Wright rolled over and said smothing spelled"Bzzhha-a-aw."
Last Words
And, still grinning, he went back into the garage and took out his tools.
Favorite Quote
Harry growled and started after him; but suddenly, in the air between him and the midget workman, a long white hand appeared. The empty air was swept back, showing an aperture from the garage to blank, blind nothingness. Out of it stepped a tall man in a single loose-fitting garment literally studded with pockets. The opening closed behind the man.
What I learned about Writing

Take something normal and expand the idea. What would happen if.. the days were set up for the actors and what moves a day forward. And what is this time thing anyway. Time travel has so many possibilities to ravel and unravel and re-examine our postmodern time. February is a strange month. It is strange in the amount of its days, and that every four years their is an extra day; and the days are shorter which makes us feel weirder, so what better time than now to explore time and order with our R.O.U.S. named Phil.


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