Alan P. Scott - Fictions - 100-word stories


The venture capital asshole finally made it out to my lab.

"So this is your gadget, eh? Pretty. I like all the blinking lights and buttons - very marketable. What's it do again?"

"Not much... lets you surf alternate timelines, is all. You can explore any parallel universe within a couple million deviations with this baby."

"What's the big red button?"

"Panic button. Takes you instantaneously back to your native timeline."

"Oh, I see... Since I'm already here, though, it won't matter if I push it, right?"

"WAIT! I wouldn't--
"have done that."

Damn. I wonder when he went?

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This document was last updated March 17, 2000.

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