Hadamard's Billiards

"Hadamard's Billiards"

Appeared in: The Minnetonka Review

Using Physicist Jacques Hadamard’s chaos theory as its intellectual scaffolding, this short story details the aftermath of a Basque terrorist attack in San Sebastian, Spain. Appeared inThe Minnetonka Reviewand was nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

"The way a bomb works is it can't take away your memories of a person, and it can't rob you of your past. But it can wipe out your future in a matter of seconds. And not only your future, the futures of the children you would have had, and their children. The aftermath is exponential, like the butterfly effect - like chaos."

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