Foolish and Dead
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Bound for Barsoom.

I bought a copy of "The Martian Tales Trilogy" a few months ago and only recently completed the series.  It's a large book comprising the first three Mars novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs; A Princess of Mars, The Gods of Mars, and The Warlord of Mars.  For a series of books written close to a century ago, these stories have absolutely withstood the test of time.  I loved every page. (Before I go any further, I know there are more than three books in the Mars series, but The Warlord ...

Time on My Hands

I've been thinking about time a lot, lately. It started when I played through the game Quantum Break, and it turned out to be one of the few stories that treats time travel really logically. Throughout the game you're continually confronted with the idea that events in time are fixed, that they can't be changed. That time is a singular consistent series of events. You can't go back in time and change things, because those things already happened. This is the crux of the conflict in the game, be...