The Temporal Element Description & Contents Aug 2, 2014 17:32:42 GMT
Post by Martin T. Ingham on Aug 2, 2014 17:32:42 GMT
~Read Samples and Order it Here~
Since the dawn of the modern era, mankind has dreamed about the possibility of traversing the bounds of linear time, to explore the dark mysteries of pre-history or seek out the wild possibilities of the far future in person. This collection of stories does the next best thing, allowing readers to dream of the possibilities of such a theoretical trip.
The Temporal Element contains stories all about traveling through time, and not in the natural way. From spell-casting wizards, to mad scientists, and government-sanctioned time agencies, here you will find an exceptional selection of stories about people traveling beyond their native time. Explore ancient history, the distant future, and everywhere in between.
Table of Contents:
1: A Thursday Night at Doctor What’s Time and Relative Dimensional Space Bar and Grill —by Bruno Lombardi
It's a tough job being a time-traveling bartender, especially when people start talking about killing Hitler.
2: Harry and Harry –by Arthur M. Doweyko
To what lengths would you go to save the love of your life? For Harry Simson, the answer is simple: challenge the laws of time itself!
3: The Light Fantastic –by Edmund Wells
What happens when a sci-fi geek steals his father's newly-invented time machine? Only the serpent knows...
4: I'll Come Back for You—by A. C. Hall
Homicidal kidnappers grab lovers Harold and Beverly off the street, and their only hope for survival is a daring rescue... from the future!
5: Time Heals All—by Paul Lamb
Could saving the life of one child change the course of future history?
6: The Long View—by William R. D. Wood
Astronauts execute the first time-travel experiments on the Moon, with unforeseen consequences for planet Earth.
7: Back in Time—by Carolyn M. Chang
Given the chance to go back in time, Alissee seeks to save herself from a deadly disease. Can she escape her fate, or will she just make things worse?
8: Brigadooned!—by James Hartley
An unwitting college student becomes ensnared in a temporal experiment that sends him decades into the future every time he falls asleep.
9: A Home More Welcoming—by Tony Laplume
A bitter old scientist reluctantly befriends a remarkable, young pedestrian who seems strangely familiar.
10: The Killing of Yesterday—by Martin T. Ingham
A murderer preys upon the past, and Temporal Agent Jack Baker must uncover his identity before the future is rewritten forever.
11: Temsy—by Robert MacAnthony
Grieving from the loss of his wife and child, Daman Patri takes an experimental drug to relive his fondest memories, only to discover they are more than mere memories!
12: AMR-17—by Edmund Wells
A well-meaning maintenance robot travels back in time to undo an error that destroyed a colony on Jupiter’s moon, Europa. If he could only remember what he did wrong…
13: Doing Time—by Barbara Austin
A repentant man on death row is given the opportunity of a lifetime, to save his own neck with an alibi in the past. Only, how can he sit idly by while his past self commits murder?
14: One Last Gamble—by Shawn Cook
A last ditch effort to save the future lies with a young sniper sent back to 1840. Can he hit his mark and save the human race from trans-dimensional annihilation?
15: What Would You Ask Yourself?—by Karl G. Rich
A priest is given a rare glimpse at his own future, and his most terrible sins!
16: The City at the End of Time—by Jeffery Scott Sims
What secrets lie at the end of the universe itself? What people exist there, and what marvels have they built? Grand wizard Jacob Bleek intends to find out.
17: Paradox Lost—by Diane Arrelle
A disinherited man seeks the ultimate revenge against the brother who usurped his position, and a crazy old codger with a time machine offers to help him fulfill it.
18: Extinction—by Steven Gepp
Dare to face down the deadly Tyrannosaurus Rex as it seeks its mate and meets its doom.
19: There's an App for That—by Chris Allinotte
When time-travel is invented, how will one find their way around history? Easy; just reference the Time Traveler's Companion for all the hotspots.
20: Is the Caller There?—by Jon Wesick
What happens when a washed-up tv star makes a phone call to the past? His career could be the least of his problems if he doesn't get to the bottom of it.
21: Application of the Novikov Self-Consistency Conjecture to the Daily Commute of One David Jensen -By Lauren A. Forry
David Jensen was having a pretty bad commute, until a mysterious drink of water sent him spiraling backwards through his own life. What price will he ultimately pay to improve his own circumstances?