Philosophical Dialogues, Is this a dream?, Hunter and Bain, Jake Jackson

Dialogues | Is this all a Dream?

Hunter and Bain sit quietly outside a 24-hour café on All Saints Road, in Portobello, reflecting the events of the past few days. Hunter’s restless mind seeks through the meta-universe for dissonance, the tell-tale signs of disorder that drive his actions. Bain, a rueful specimen of humanity slumps opposite his fellow traveller, exhaustion sitting heavily behind his eyelids as he …

these fantastic worlds, jake jackson, photon pairs

Concepts | Event Horizon

In the sf and fantasy fiction of Jake Jackson’s These Fantastic Worlds the event horizon is used in two distinct but inter-related ways. Firstly as a metaphor for imprisonment, and the impossibility of escape, secondly as an event in the physical universe where the action of its super-gravity on a photon pair can cause a momentary break in the conservation …