Here’s F for Fforde, and Thursday next. I had a lot of fun looking at old pulp fiction paperbacks to get reference for this one.
The atmosphere in the room was so thick with dramatic cliches you could have cut it with a knife," - Thursday Next, The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde
For every expert there is an equal and opposite expert.
― Jasper Fforde, One of Our Thursdays Is Missing
Looping” was a slang term for Closed Loop Temporal Field Containment. They popped the criminal in an eight-minute repetitive time loop for five, ten, twenty years. Usually it was a Laundromat, doctor’s waiting room or a bus stop, and our presence often caused time to slow down for others near the loop. Your body aged but never needed sustenance. It was a cruel and unnatural — yet cheap and required no bars, guards or food.
Lost in a good book — Jasper Fforde
I thought he was making all that up…
Jurisfiction Ad from The Well of Lost Plots