Short story by Edgar and Stoker Nominee, Billie Sue Mosiman. They've invented a machine that allows time travel, but one can only travel back in one's own lifespan. Could she change the past and save her daughter, her grandson's mother? She had to try. More
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She was a grandmother with a brilliant grandson involved in a time travel project. They needed her for a volunteer. So far they could not move participants in the program farther back into history than the years they'd lived. It was imperative they use older people for the trials.
Jane doesn't tell them, but she wants to change a couple of things in the past. Make it right. FIX it. But will her tinkering with the past stay fixed? Jane wants to go back until it sticks. She doesn't care how many times it takes.
An eerie tale from the Bram Stoker Finalist, Billie Sue Mosiman.