Among the more popular tropes of science fiction is the skewed timeline hypothesis. The protagonist – most famously in the story ‘The Sound of Thunder’ by Ray Bradbury – unwittingly alters the reality with which the story began, creating an alternate and usually worse version of the universe.More
Jamie Allinson is one of the editors of Salvage. His book The Struggle for the State in Jordan will be published in December 2015. He is working on another book, about counterrevolution in the Middle East.