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Verisimilitude

Verisimilitude 

I’ve been in love with d-mat from an early age, although of course it wasn’t called that back then. I knew it under a bunch of other names, including transmat, T-mat, teleporter, and of course the famous transporter of Star Trek. This seemingly magical device popped up in a lot of places and had a […]

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Would you do it?

Would you do it? 

Here’s a quick quiz. Imagine a machine that can move you from place to place. Not a plane or a car, but a booth you step into. You tell the machine where you want to go. It takes you there. To you, it seems like no time at all has passed. To everyone else, maybe […]

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Twisted

Twisted 

My favourite thing about Twinmaker is buried down deep in the works. I know it’s there, but it’s not something I want readers to be conscious of, except when I do. It’s almost embarrassing to admit to, like an unsavoury habit one should keep entirely private, for everyone’s benefit, not just one’s own. It’s something […]

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