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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