SuperHero Black Hole: Part II

Avatar Author: J. A. Keane J. A. Keane has spent the majority of his 19 years trying to act like a somewhat normal member of modern society, but seeing as nobody else seems to be acting normal these days (which basically makes the entire concept of... Read Bio

Time to explain the limits of my ability. Ready?
You see, every second that expires of every hour of every day becomes part of The Past. Once it’s past, it’s gone. Geronimo. Adios. Whatever.
But every second that has YET to happen, that has not actually occured yet, is The Future. (This isn’t meant to be patronising, but I need to make sure I’m getting my point across.)
Now, the 1st part of my story: I have already written it, YOU have already read it and that mini-event has come to pass. But the next words I have yet to type are in The Future, but now they’re written, they’re in The Past.
Now, as The Future is affected by the big mass of decisions that the worldwide population make every day and constantly changes and shifts like a kaleidascope, it’s impossible to travel there cos, theoretically, it does not exist. But since The Past has already happened, I can go there because events and descisions have already been made and exist that way forever, having already appeared in the ether of things…

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  1. Avatar The Note Writer

    But wouldn’t you change the present by time traveling? So, the past wouldn’t necessarily be set in stone.

  2. Avatar J. A. Keane

    All shall be explained. In the words of Baldrick: “I have a cunning plan…”

  3. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    I think I got it the first time around in the brief version in the prequel, but I’m pretty bright.

  4. Avatar The Silence [All By Myself] {LoA}

    Time travel always gives me headaches. Ug. If I had to time travel my brain would probably explode from the complexity’s.

  5. Avatar Mr.Gabriel

    cos again is ’cause

    Other than that this is good. Confusing for those who can’t keep up, though.

    Which isn’t me.

  6. Avatar Abstract

    I’m reading this thing after coming into it mid-series and then going to the beginning, but I’m going to go ahead and hazard a guess:

    Yes, one could change the Present, whatever that may be, but only because by traveling into the Past does Present become Future, and therefore, mutable. Of the myriad possible futures, they collapse into one set timeline or path dependent upon the decisions and outcomes of the Present, which is itself the result of decisions and outcomes of the Past. Therefore, by going back in time, one can alter these outcomes.

    Time to read the rest of the series and see if my hunch is anywhere close to correct.

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SuperHero Black Hole by J. A. Keane

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