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* Fiction* is a work of fiction and nonfiction.

If it says "Nonfiction", it is nonfiction.

Most everything else is subject to the fictions of my imagination.

## On This Day in History: April 29

1667: Physician, satirist, and polymath John Arbuthnot born. He will invent the figure of John Bull.

1756: Inventor, astronomer, mathematician, clockmaker, and surveyor David Rittenhouse constructs an exceptionally accurate orrery, which he will later use to create an early form of time crystals (nonfiction).

1854: Mathematician, physicist, and engineer Henri Poincaré born. He will make many original fundamental contributions to pure and applied mathematics, mathematical physics, and celestial mechanics.

1985: Asclepius Myrmidon discovers unregistered halting problem, predicts imminent wave of crimes against mathematical constants.

1986: Chernobyl disaster: American and European spy satellites capture the ruins of the 4th Reactor at the Chernobyl Power Plant.

## Dramatis Personae

Rafael Volante (original character for the DC Comics universe)

Scenes:

Albert Einstain and Alice beta conduct research in scrying engine technology.

Havelock and Nikola Tesla conduct research into electrical field modulation and data transmission.

Baron Zersetzung and The Eel fight in a gambling den.

The Eel and Radium Jane engage in epic arm-wrestling match to determine outcome of wager.

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Those parts of *Fiction* which are copyrightable are copyright by Karl Jones (nonfiction). Where not copyrightable, I have made some effort to say why, and give credit where credit is due.