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Cafe Esplanad, Helsinki, Finland

In the Roger Otip story “Executioners from the future” (which was originally titled “Ignorance is no defense” but the former title was felt by the publishers to be more marketable in Yankeeland and more likely to lead to a movie deal) the judges and the bailiffs (who carry out the arrests) and the jury are …


Stockholm, Sweden

Which reminds me of the Roger Otip story “Executioners from the future”. Roger Otip is Ireland’s greatest science fiction author. He’s often called the father of Science O’Fiction. In “Executioners from the future” a group of survivors of an environmental holocaust travel back in time in order to put on trial a selection of those …