Category Archives: Causality

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice… I hold with those who favor environmental disaster.

The scenario is not an uncommon one.  It is X years into the future, and the world is about to end.  But how?  Many authors would descibe a “zombie apocolypse,” some with a more scientific approach to a virus or a disease that wipes out… Continue reading

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Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice… I hold with those who favor environmental disaster.

The scenario is not an uncommon one.  It is X years into the future, and the world is about to end.  But how?  Many authors would descibe a “zombie apocolypse,” some with a more scientific approach to a virus or a disease that wipes out… Continue reading

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5 Opening Lines

1. It had been three centuries to the day since the last man died, taking with him the last Y chromosome the world will ever know and leaving behind nothing but a sea full of estrogen. 2. The shuttle took off with loud bang, propelling Xander on his mission to yet another Galaxy on the outskirts of […] Continue reading

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Cause and Effect

I personally find the possibility of time travel, at least to the past, to be very unrealistic. As an aside, I do believe ‘time travel’, if it should be called that, is possible due to the principles of relativity. Just get in a spaceship (timeship?) traveling at the speed of light, and time will stop […] Continue reading

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