"The Adventures of Ripley Rapier Across the Infinite Timelines"
“I still remember the day we shot my older sister to the prime timeline using the energy from that anti-matter bomb detonated in New-Akkad. We had to get the energy to rip a tear in time and space itself from somewhere. Most people were horrified to see a whole section of a planet vanish. I simply smiled knowing that my main distraction was gone. Now I could figure out how to reliably travel without taking advantage of such annihilation.” – Ripley Rapier, 2055
4:21 AM… Ripley rolled over to see the same time on her alarm clock that she had been seeing for three consecutive weeks. Her AI assistant suggested it was all a coincidence, but no self-respecting Applied Theoretical Physicist believed in such randomness. Something or someone was trying to communicate with her. ‘DU’ was the current translation for the numbers based on a direct conver