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Time travel collaborative story

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  • #116307
    Mischievous Thwapling
    @mischievous-thwapling

      I googled what people wore in the 1800s so I could get an idea of what Cassie should wear.  I was kinda hoping some girls wore overalls (I felt like that fit Cassie better) but it said they didn’t really start wearing overalls til the early 1900s.  So, do y’all  think a simple, long-sleeved, brown dress with tall leather boots (maybe some sort of belt, too) would be historically accurate enough?

      "A writer is a world trapped in a person. " ~Victor Hugo

      #116310
      Wingiby Iggiby
      @wingiby-iggiby

        Thank you Thwapling! I’m glad it wasn’t boring and that we have “officially” started! I think it would be fine if they met at their home, because then they would be sure to see each other.

        As for the clothes, I think your description fits!

        God is great, milk-shakes are good, and people are crazy.

        #116312
        Mischievous Thwapling
        @mischievous-thwapling

          You’re welcome! 😀

          Yeah, I think that meeting at the house would work pretty well.

          And thank you! I’m glad that the clothes work!

           

          "A writer is a world trapped in a person. " ~Victor Hugo

          #116313
          Mischievous Thwapling
          @mischievous-thwapling

            Fun fact: In theory, going forward in time could be possible, though it’s not exactly ‘time travel.’ If you traveled at the speed of light, time would slow down for those around you and seem to speed up for you.  So, if you spent 5 minutes traveling at the speed of light, 80 years could pass for those, well, not  traveling that fast.  But so far no theories have been presented for going back in time.  Since we’re doing a time travel story and all, I just thought it’d be fun to share that.  But I don’t remember every detail (like the numbers for how much time would pass) so I just told you the main idea that I remembered. So if you want to look it up, you could get it more straightforward and in better detail and more accurate.  I just told you what I remembered. 😛

            "A writer is a world trapped in a person. " ~Victor Hugo

            #116320
            Mischievous Thwapling
            @mischievous-thwapling

              Also, Wingiby, did you base Hutch’s brothers off the ones in the book ‘Across Five Aprils’? ‘Cause in that book, weren’t the main character’s brothers in the same situation? (Where one fought for the south, and the other fought for the Union)

              "A writer is a world trapped in a person. " ~Victor Hugo

              #116340
              Wingiby Iggiby
              @wingiby-iggiby

                Oh man, that’s so cool about the travel into the future (but also sorta creepy…:P)! Maybe we could just pretend it doesn’t happen if we go forward like that in our story….

                And yes!!! You read that book!?!? I really love it! I’m reading it for school, and am enjoying it; thought I might as well use my fleeting knowledge before I forget it 😛 Anyhow, I’m impressed you caught on to that!

                And sorry I haven’t been posting a lot. I need to work on that…

                God is great, milk-shakes are good, and people are crazy.

                #116341
                Wingiby Iggiby
                @wingiby-iggiby

                  I’m over here growling because that first face-sticking-out-a-tongue-on-my-post-above didn’t turn out!! 😛 There.

                  God is great, milk-shakes are good, and people are crazy.

                  #116342
                  Mischievous Thwapling
                  @mischievous-thwapling

                    Yeah, when I first heard it I thought it was creepy and cool, too 😛  Yes, I  think that’s a good idea.  But speaking of which, is going forward  in time a thing in our story? I’ve been wondering about that.

                    I READ  IT FOR SCHOOL, TOO!!!!! AND I ALSO LOVED IT!!! (probably enough capitals and exclamation points 😛 ) And, it’s been awhile since I’ve read it, but did you switch the names around? (for the older brothers, I mean) And thanks!

                    You’re good! At first, I hardly posted on Story Embers, but I’ve been trying to do it a bit more, so yeah, I get it.  But, I’ll confess, I’ve been checking it a lot and impatiently waiting your response.  (I guess I’m just a wee bit excited 😛 ).

                    Ha, that’s so funny!! I love those faces 😛 😛 😛

                    "A writer is a world trapped in a person. " ~Victor Hugo

                    #116343
                    Wingiby Iggiby
                    @wingiby-iggiby

                      Huh. I’m not sure. Maybe the super-villain could be from the future — and is looking for notorious allies because everybody in his day and age are goody goodies. 😛

                      And YES!!!!! That book is SO good (and you can never have to many exclamation points)! I didn’t change Eb around (he was the cousin they took in)… But one of the brothers was Tom, and I named this one Tod. Then there was Bill and John, but Hutch has only two bros.

                      Don’t worry, when I first got on The Wingfeather Forum, I was CONSTANTLY checking so I probably wore my phone down… So don’t worry, It’ll wear off eventually. But I don’t mind, and I totally get it. 😉 And when you said “wee bit excited” I heard it in my mind with a Scottish accent. That is how my brain works.

                      And I love smilies too! 😀

                       

                      God is great, milk-shakes are good, and people are crazy.

                      #116358
                      Mischievous Thwapling
                      @mischievous-thwapling

                        Ooooh, I like that idea, Wingiby! But by future, do you mean when Cassie and Percy live? Or farther ahead? If the villain lives in the same time period as Cassie and Percy, he could use their time machine.  Maybe he’ll break into the their house and threatens their parents so they help him, otherwise he’ll kill them and/or Percy and Cassie.  IDK if this would  work or if you guys like it… just thought I’d throw it out there.

                        I know!! I love it!! Ahh, I remember the names now. Thank you for explaining that! Also, do you use a curriculum for school, and if so, which one? (‘Cause I thought you said you’re homeschooled, but if I’m remembering wrong, sorry!)

                        Yeah, that’s how I am here, and how I was on there 😛

                        Ha! With a Scottish accent?! That’s sooo funny! And, yes, that’s also how my brain usually functions as well 😛

                        I hope Peter gets back on here. I haven’t seen him in awhile 🙁

                        "A writer is a world trapped in a person. " ~Victor Hugo

                        #116362
                        Crazywriter
                        @crazywriter

                          Hey guys

                          Sorry havent been very active lately. But im ready to get this story on the road!

                          #116363
                          Mischievous Thwapling
                          @mischievous-thwapling

                            YAAAAY!! Peter has returned! I’m so glad you’re back!

                            "A writer is a world trapped in a person. " ~Victor Hugo

                            #116365
                            Crazywriter
                            @crazywriter

                              So heres my first post.

                              Percy suited up, in the orange and black, fiberglass timesuit, that would protect him on his travels. He made his way to the time-machine, and walked in, and he saw his sister Cassie sitting in one of the seats, a shocked look on her face.

                              “Thought you’d be going alone?” He said

                              #116366
                              Crazywriter
                              @crazywriter

                                also Percy will be going in, dressed as a confederate soldier, as he has to complete a report on the infamous general Stonewall Jackson.

                                #116370
                                Mischievous Thwapling
                                @mischievous-thwapling

                                  Nice, Peter! That was great! Ha ha, I liked that bit where Percy surprised Cassie with him coming; that was funny. 😛  And, oooh, I like that time suit idea!!  This might be far-fetched, so don’t hesitate to vote we don’t do this, but what if the time suit kinda transforms into the clothes which fit the time period? Like they push a button, and the time suit appears to be normal clothing for the time period?

                                  Got it, I like that idea (about Percy doing a report on Stonewall Jackson and stuff)

                                  "A writer is a world trapped in a person. " ~Victor Hugo

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