By Spider Robinson
Callahan's position is the local tavern to all of time and area, the place the regulars are something yet. Pull up a chair, seize a tumbler of your favourite, and hear the tales spun by way of time tourists, cybernetic extraterrestrial beings, telepaths...and a host of normal parents on a venture to save lots of the realm, one shopper at a time.
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon comprises the next tales, almost all of that have been released in Analog technology Fiction and Fact:
* "The man With the Eyes"
* "The Time-Traveler"
* "The Centipede's Dilemma"
* "Two Heads Are higher Than One"
* "The legislations Of Conservation of Pain"
* "Just Dessert"
* "A Voice is Heard in Ramah..."
* "Unnatural Causes"
* "The extraordinary Conspiracy"
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Extra resources for Callahan's Crosstime Saloon (Callahan's Place Series, Book 1)
By this time the last inhabitants of Teotihuacan, near present-day Mexico City, have abandoned what is left of their once-great city, devastated by fire some 150 years earlier. They have been driven away by the arrival of warlike peoples such as the Toltecs. The Mataram dynasty is established in Java, Indonesia. 9OOS 902 Many works of vernacular European literatures—Celtic, Old French, Old High German, and Old Norse—are written down for the first time. The Byzantine island of Sicily falls to the Muslims after a long series of raids that began in 827.
772-8O4 Charlemagne's troops engage in a difficult but ultimately successful campaign to conquer Saxony. 774 Charlemagne conquers Lombard Italy, incorporating it into his empire and fulfilling his father's promise of establishing a papal state. *DENOTES CIRCA DATE 12 WORLD ERAS VOL. 2: RISE AND SPREAD OF ISLAM WORLD EVENTS 622-15OO 77S After the death of Constantine V, the Byzantine throne goes to his son Leo IV, who dies prematurely in 780. 775* Monks on the Scottish island of lona begin what is now known as the Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript of the four Gospels in the ornate Celtic style.
Byzantine emperor Michael II is succeeded by his son Theophilus. 83O Lothar I, Pepin I, and Louis II try unsuccessfully to overthrow their father; another attempt in 833 also fails. The Magyars, an ethnic blend of Ugric and Turkish peoples, have migrated southwest through the Khazar empire from western Siberia and have reached the west bank of the Don River. 831 Abbot Paschasius Radbertus of Corbey writes De corf ore et sanguine Christi (Concerning Christ's Body and Blood), clearly setting forth the doctrine of transubstantiation, which later becomes the dominant interpretation of the Eucharist in the Western Christian Church.