Aurealis #12, 1993

Even one-way time travel into the future is not free from paradoxes, as this story suggests. I never had a clear idea of what my time travelling Roman warrior Vitellan looked like until the promising young artist Shaun Tan did this painting for Charon’s Anchor. I bought the original. 

Aurealis Readers Poll winner, 1993

Republished: Dreams of the Technarion (Reanimus, 2017)