James Oleson is beginning to see everything in perfect duplicate – two identical models of cars which are the same down to scuff marks and license plate, two old philosophy books with the same torn pages and inscription in old ink, and twin mail men. Is he losing his mind, or experiencing the birth of a new alternate reality via binary fission? – Goodreads Synopsis
The Other Car Review
Flat-out fantastic. The idea of parallel realities and the potential for merging (or in this case, splitting) has always been fascinating to me, and Levinson delivers a unique take on it in this short story.
Can you imagine being witness to the world you know quickly taking two different paths? Not knowing what was happening? Terrifying! I wouldn’t have held together as long as the main character did.
I’d highly recommend all science fiction fans take a look at it. Its only 18 pages long, but its a interesting and yet disturbing 18 pages!