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TAIA #7

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Boris read the letter from ER. It wasn't good.

"Twenty fucking years for a prank?!"

"Hey, I didn't give you the sentence. It was your own fault for jeopardising the org chart. You know how paranoid they are, just as I do. There's two security guards outside to escort you to the reclamation department."

"I'm gonna fight this."

"That's the cool thing. They engineered you into a causal paradox. Remember that old guy from Reclamation that avoids everyone? Who looks suspiciously like your dad? Been down there, really like, forever?"

"Oh fuck."

"Yep. You're about to finish your sentence Boris."

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Sounds like Boris will be finishing his sentence with a full stop. I don't know why I've got it in for Boris. I must have Borisitis. Enjoying this Jeff! :-)

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    Having to work in reclamation for twenty years, and never being able to talk about it because doing so would close the causal link, making him negate himself. I thought it a cool way of using time travel as a penance. Temporal prison where time itself is the prison.

    Glad you enjoyed it Neville 😊

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Thanks for the explanation Jeff. You really are expert in this time travel concept. It takes me a while to get my head around it :-)

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    Drew Martyn almost 4 years ago

    Mind suitably blown Jeff. I wasn't sure I had the right interpretation, but I'm glad I did. Also, "reclamation department" is just so apt :)

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    Jeff Taylor almost 4 years ago

    Thanks Drew.

    Neville, I am, by no means, an expert in Time Travel. I just love storylines that look like you're trying to get your pen to work. Those little moments of revelation where suddenly that weird thing that happened near the beginning now makes sense because your linear timeline crossed over another part earlier on. 😊

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    Blimey!🤔

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    Christopher almost 4 years ago

    Brilliant, Jeff.

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