D B Davis
2018-11-24 04:19:05 UTC
There's got to be a hundred stories that use time dilation as a story
element. Here's how _Perry Rhodan #8 The Galatic Riddle_ uses it:
The African Ras Tschubai walked twoard Rhodan, who was
the first to leave the wire cage.
"Back so soon, sir?"
Rhodan felt perplexed. "Soon? What is that supposed to
"You were hardly gone, just five minutes, sir."
Rohdan peered into the African's eyes. He tried to
hide his surprise. He said calmly: "Let's compare our
The teleporter glanced at his wristwatch. "Exactly
10:30 Terran standard time, sir."
Rhodan slowly lifted his arm. He looked at his
chronometer. Just what he had thought. The hands pointed
to 14:25 o'clock.
"You had hardly left when the robot reappeared. He
He teleported himself back to the base via matter
transmitter and returned within three minutes with little
Betty. He has hardly come back to the crypt again. Less
than a minute.
1. The chronometer on my wrist is set to 24 hour military time, as is
every other chronometer in my house.
2. It's time to take a break from space opera. My next novel is
_The Year of the Intern_ (Cook).
3. One of my custom book shelves holds more than hundred Perry
Rhodan's and dozens of Cooks. It's going to take a while to read