8FOLD/META: About the Author # 1: Tom Russell

Jamie Rosen jamie.rosen at sunlife.com
Fri Apr 22 11:07:09 PDT 2005

>Makes sense.  Though if they had *that*, why couldn't they see that
>their planet was going to explode sooner? >>

For the same reason Superboy used his time-viewer to show a young Bruce
Wayne they were going to grow up to be Superman and Batman, but not to
warn him that his parents would be killed right in front of his eyes.
(As illustrated at www.superdickery.com)

Although IIRC Jor-El was the one warning everyone about the destruction
of Krypton, so maybe he *did* use it for that as well.

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