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Time Travel with Phil ROUS 12:29

Posted on the 15 February 2012 by Polycarp55 @polycarp55
Time Travel with Phil ROUS 12:29
People think it must be fun to be a super genius, but they don't realize how hard it is to put up with all the idiots in the world.”
Bill Watterson, The Calvin And Hobbes: Tenth Anniversary Book

Anniversary Project Joe Haldeman1975

The Plain Facts

  1. Length:10 Pages
  2. Genre:Science Fiction
  3. Category:Time Travel
  4. Characters
  5. Future Beings1950 Humans

    Three PhasingBob

    Pa of ThreeSarah

  6. Setting
      • America

    Time From

    Time To

    Future Million Years Ahead1951

So, what's It About Man?
Earthlings, celebrate an anniversary of the printed word, in a future millions of years from now.

First Words

"HIS NAME IS Three-phasing and he is bald and wrinkled, slightly over one meter tall, large-eyed, toothless and all bones and skin, sagging pale skin shot through with traceries of delicate blue and red."pg 190

Last Words

"He tossed the battle away, the gesture immediately making him feel stupid, and followed her. Later that night she apologized, saying she didn't know what had gotten into her."pg 200

Favorite Quote

  1. The book he is reading is a facsimile of an early edition of Goethe's Faust. The nervous angular Fraktur letters goose-ste across pages of paper-thin platinum. pg 190
  2. The sand turns hard under her 194
  3. He dips into Bob's mind finding things she (his girlfriend) is better off not knowing. pg 198
    1. What I Learned About Writing

          • Compose the world before setting out to tell the twists.

      Turnip Tips

      1. Joe Haldeman has written for a number of anthologies.
      2. Born 1943 in Oklahoma City; grew up mostly in Anchorage, Alaska and Bethesda, Maryland.
      3. A frequent diary writer on S.F.F. Net News. Very interesting posts here.

      Favorite Words Used

      1. xenophobia: "reacting to the strange with fear instead of delight."
      2. time casting: like fishing but fishing in time for things in the stream.
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