There is no teaser from Passing Time today, as I'm taking part in the National Wormhole Day Blog Hop hosted by Stephen Tremp, Laura Eno, and L.G. Smith.
The blog hop hosts asked: what would you do or where would you go if you could traverse a wormhole through space or time just once?
At first I spent a great deal of time deciding what time I'd like to go back or forward to, but in every scenario there was the problem of paradoxes or the butterfly effect to contend with - where even the slightest change brought about by my arrival could alter the course of history. So I decided my wormhole would only travel through space and not time.
This is where I'd go.
I'm not sure if we will see a mission to Mars in my lifetime. I'm 40 years of age, so that hopefully leaves another 40 years for it to happen. What I do know is that if I was offered a place on such a mission, I would go - even if it was a one-way trip.
Why? Because I've been fascinated by Mars for most of my life. From those early school lessons, science fiction books, and David Bowie's Life on Mars, the red planet has enthralled me. The chance to go there and step foot on a planet that has inspired great works of literature and classic songs could not be passed up.
Now all I need is a real wormhole...
I'll be back tomorrow, when I will be sharing a teaser from Dining in Hell and sharing Ten Things You May Not Know About Passing Time over at the wonderful Alexandra Lanc's blog.