Short stories tagged with Time Loop

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Three US time travelers in a Cold War alternative history get stuck in a time loop and decide to kill themselves to escape it. Unbeknownst to two of them, the attempt to cause their own demise will doom them to the time loop forever.

A group of friends are living the same week over and over again, but only one girl is aware of it. After years facing her friends' disbelief, her family's helplessness, and the same troubling news cycles about bad men, she decides to leave herself in the past.

While waiting for an unrequited love to return, an elderly woman ruminates on her role in discovering an elegant alien technology. She feels death approaching and regrets not seeing her love again before she passes—only for him to arrive in the nick of time.

When an alien disguised as a little boy walks into a diner to tell the waitress for the thousandth time that the world will end tomorrow, she surprises him with a new reaction; She chooses to live her life to the fullest.

Caught between two dimensions of spacetime, a poet shares stories with two women in need of his narrative insight, all the while meditating on the meaning of stories and the intricacies of interpersonal connection.

A couple aboard their pleasure yacht on the Amazon River begins to experience the strangest sense of déjà vu, noticing from the quality of the food and their memories of previous days on the ship that their actions seem to repeat.