The traveling salesman

Ed is a traveling salesman.
But he doesn’t go anywhere.
He goes anywhen.
Because he’s a time-traveling salesman.
He shares technology with the past.
And memories with the future.
Is it legal?
Is it ethical?
Scientists say no, and warn of paradoxes and temporal rifts.
Courts ruled that the present has no jurisdiction over the past or the future.
He’s flown kites with Benjamin Franklin.
And had tea with the Caliph of New Paris.
And after The Fall, The Visitors paid him for everything he knew about humanity.
He’s retired now. Sits on his front porch, watching the timestorms grow.

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