WHAT IF THE WORD STILL WON'T BE STILL?
This is an extensive revision of a Web fiction originally released in 1995. The current text consists of about 175 pages traversed by more than 700 links. Most of these pages carry instructions that cause the browser to refresh the active window with a new page after 30 seconds. You can circumvent this by following a hypertext link, though in most cases this will just start a new half-minute timer on a fresh page.
The best way to encounter this work is simply to dive in, though some may prefer a more stable reference point. For these readers, there is an index to particularly interesting places in the text. You may want to go to that page and bookmark it.
My renewed appreciation to Nick Routledge of World 3 for providing the initial push for this project and to Ed Falco of New River for encouraging the revision. Likewise thanks to all the kind and critical readers who have contacted me about "Hegirascope," especially Espen Aarseth, who very early saw this for what it was.
Changes and improvements to the initial version include the following:
This is a work of fiction for adults. Content and language in some places are not appropriate for young children. Any resemblance to actual persons living or dead is coincidental.