Average rating: (1 reviews)

A Rebel In Time

In: Test > Books > Science Fiction

0 votes
+0
|
-0


Appears on 1 lists in total.
Appears on 1 master lists.
Appears on 0 voting lists.
Appears on 0 non-voting lists.
12
Can history be changed?

Can the south still win the War Between the States?

Colonel McColloch thinks so...and his gold, his gun, and some very special blueprints stand behind him to help him prove it.

Sargeant Harmon is a black man who hopes not...and only his readiness, ingenuity, and w...

MORE

  • Author: Harry Harrison
  • People Who Like A Rebel In Time Also Like...


    A Rebel In Time Ranks On The Following Lists:


    Best Time Travel Books(Ranked 65 out of 77)

    A list of publicly ranked Time Travel Books

    Reviews/Comments On A Rebel In Time


    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful
    RE: A Rebel In Time
    By: Mapache
    2016-10-14 06:48:27

    I once tried reading this godawful novel. The plot is that racist bad guy builds time machine, goes back to the Civil War to give the South modern technology, and the black protagonist follows him, on a one-way trip with no way back. At that point, I just gave up in disgust. The bad guy went back in time weeks ago, so there’s clearly no rush, so why would the hero ever go on a one-way trip?

    Just off the bat, he’s military, so he could get a whole squad of soldiers plus another disassembled time machine, go back, nab the bad guy, assemble the time machine, and come home.

    He could send back a bomb to about to go off a tenth of a second after the bad guy got there.

    He could go back just two weeks and stop the bad guy from traveling in the first place, then just avoid himself for two weeks.

    But no, he takes off a half-assed unprepared attempt to chase the bad guy with no way to get back from a racist hellhole where he’ll probably die of diseases he’s not immune to in any case. You! Have! A! Time! Machine!

    Was this review helpful to you?





    How Would You Rate A Rebel In Time? (leave blank if you just want to comment on the book and not review it):