Gone Loopy

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
A flash fiction offering about the pitfalls of time travel.

Submitted: March 21, 2012

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Submitted: March 21, 2012

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I don't think that worked at all, he thought to himself.

 

He rechecked the dials and verified that Time Flow was set to "Reverse", the Digits counter was showing "5", and that the Units displayed "Hours".

 

Well here goes, he thought.

 

As his hand reached for the activation button, a sudden flash of reflected sunlight outside the window distracted him and he accidently modified the Units readout from "Hours" to "Seconds". His flailing hand then found his correct target and the time machine sprang to life.

 

I don't think that worked at all, he thought to himself.


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