Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Saturday July 25, 2015

Are Time Travelers Stealing Our Stuff?

Many of us would probably try to get rich quick after unlocking the secrets of time travel, but there is that lingering danger of altering the past. In his novel Time Salvager, Wesley Chu suggests that time travelers avoid this by salvaging materials from famous disasters, which are destined to be destroyed anyway.

"The number one rule for time travel should be that you don't change the timeline," Chu says in Episode 160 of the Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast. "But if you jump to moments before a disaster, you can cover your tracks."