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You'll Thank Me When We're Dead

By Spacefunmars All Rights Reserved ©

Thriller / Scifi


In a case of absurd chance, Sasha and Angelica meet in a group home for kids after the same serial killer murders both their families. Years later, the brilliant Angelica creates a device that allows them to undo these murders. Going back in time and stopping the murders is the easy part. The difficult part is returning to the present and taking the place of their doubles -- and all that entails. This is a story of consequences, terror, friendship, coping with loss, and extreme paranoia. The excerpt here is the first chapter of this strange, breakneck novel.


Time travel is completely possible, and I’ve done it. It just doesn’t serve any practical purpose. I can’t change anything if I go back in time. Parallel universes are the answer if I want to do that.

Duplicate this universe. In this exact copy, I can travel to a point in time and alter what needs altering. I duplicate again and travel back to the present. I change the course of history without the nasty issues of time paradoxes that render time travel useless.

I’m going to set everything right again just as soon as I finish building this machine.

I’ve never been good at this “journaling” thing. I can’t bring myself to call it a “diary” (not since I reached adulthood). Perhaps I’ll write more next time.

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