“Time Travel is Only for the Poor”

Title“Time Travel is Only for the Poor”
Year for Search2017
AuthorsHuang, S. L.
Secondary TitleAnalog Science Fiction and Fact
Volume / Edition137.11&12
Pagination88-97
Date PublishedNovember/December 2017
ISBN Number978-1-60701-5260
ISSN Number1059-2113
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

The story is set in a future with a deep rich/poor divide, and the rich have passed a law requiring the poor to be frozen for awakening in 500 to a thousand years when, supposedly, compound interest will have made them rich. The story is told from the point-of-view of a street person who wants to stay where he is. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy: 2018 Edition. Ed. Rich Horton ([New York]: Prime Books, 2018), 351-65

Holding Institutions

Merril, MnU

Author Note

The female author has a degree from MIT and is a Hollywood stuntwoman and armorer.

Full Text

2017 Huang, S. L. “Time Travel is Only for the Poor.” Analog Science Fiction and Fact 137.11&12 (November/December 2017): 88-97. Rpt. in The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy: 2018 Edition. Ed. Rich Horton ([New York]: Prime Books, 2018), 351-65. Merril, MnU, PSt

The story is set in a future with a deep rich/poor divide, and the rich have passed a law requiring the poor to be frozen for awakening in 500 to a thousand years when, supposedly, compound interest will have made them rich. The story is told from the point-of-view of a street person who wants to stay where he is. The female author has a degree from MIT and is a Hollywood stuntwoman and armorer.