The Red Queen's Race
|"The Red Queen's Race"|
|Publication date||January 1949|
The Red Queen's Race is a
The story is told by an unnamed narrator, an agent of an unnamed US intelligence bureau. The agent is tasked with an investigation into an atomic power plant which has been completely drained of power. A Professor of Nuclear Physics, Elmer Tywood, is found dead.
As the investigation progresses, bringing in Tywood's research students and his university colleagues, it is revealed that Tywood had developed a means to send objects
The investigating agents and their superior, The Boss, gradually realize that the changes introduced into history might, through the
The trail eventually leads to the doorstep of Mycroft James Boulder, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, who had been hired by Tywood to translate a textbook of chemistry into
With no clear solution, the investigation is shelved and filed under the heading of "?".