I imagine a time traveller would always be indulging in ‘past prediction’ – trying to fill in the gaps between the future they know and the past they are experiencing. It would be not unlike plotting an historical novel, testing out various ‘what-ifs’ and trying to make them add up with the known facts.
When dealing with history 8 centuries old, you have a lot of ‘alternative facts’ to contend with. Historical accuracy is only possible up to a point, and after that you’ve just got to pick and choose.
These images are the first draft of the upcoming release of Mayor: the case of the theftless thief, series 1 of the Mayor series. Check out the Mayor playlist on Spotify.
graphica – fantastica – medieval