Episode 304: Are we caught in a time loop? No, it is just Dr Sage and her relentless quest for answers that make sense. Will she find them, or will she find herself stuck walking a long road with little hope at the end?
In the future, Aloysius “Spider” Webb will journey to the End of Time.
For now, he must be content with repairing broken time machines, rebuilding his life and avoiding the lunatic antics of his boss
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The aftermath of the collapse of civilization has an honoured place in science and speculative fiction.
Born into a brutal post-apocalyptic landscape, violence, death and isolation is all Anton Vargas has ever known. Returning to North Town, he seeks revenge for the murder of his brother, and act that he hopes will provide some sort of redemption, and extinguish the long-burning hatred he’s carried for so long.
Episode 302: With Cunningham determined to stay put in the past, the Doctor and Abigail pull out the stops to change his mind. Even if this doesn’t work, Dr. Sage has other (less conventional) ideas.
Provost Cunningham has Transmigrated, but to where! What is Dr Sage going to do with his body? And how can she bring home her friends, Abigail and Erasmus, without also bring home Cunningham? What are they going to say when they find the “skeleton” she’s hiding in her closet?
Provost Cunningham has been a thorn in Doctor Petronella Sage’s side ever since she came to King’s College and now she must confront him for once and for all. Will Cunningham succeed in ending the Doctor’s research, or will Sage find a way to convince the skeptical provost she must be allowed to continue her work? Find out in this month’s special two-part episode: Joyeuse le départ.
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Is time travel real? Doctor Petronella Sage is determined to find out. So is Justin Bremer, the young scholar in the far future tasked with reviewing Dr. Sage’s timeline. Justin observes as the Doctor repeatedly electrocutes herself in order to fling her consciousness through time and space, claiming death is no barrier to science
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Eliezer ben-Avraham, wizard, Kabbalist, and kvetch, not only can but must help. Because he poked around in areas of forbidden knowledge, he is obliged to wander the world and use the powers he gained to perform good deeds—mitzvot—for anybody who asks, no matter how bizarre the task. Ably assisted by his trusty but cynical steed, Melech, Eliezer does what he can, although transforming into a bird and flying around is difficult when you have arthritis in your shoulder.
Humorous, philosophical, and very weird, Eliezer’s adventures as he makes his rounds demonstrate how important it is to be generous with your gifts, even to the craziest goyim.
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Abigail has been hesitant to travel with Sage and Savant because of the dangers involved, but the Doctor and Professor have worn down her resolve. The three of them venture back to Seneca Falls, 1848, just in time to witness the first Women’s Rights Convention. As exciting as this historical event is for the trio, it also ends up reaffirming the long, dangerous road ahead for women.
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An essay by Sam Keegan, as provided by Judith Field
(Originally published in Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2014)
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