Time travel

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Sitting in the court room, Bryan does not pay attention to anything that is going on around him. All he can think about is the accident and if he could change things he would. If he could go back in time and make himself the one that was killed and not Jeff, he would do it in a heartbeat.

This was not manslaughter. He would never kill his best friend on purpose. They were both drunk and it just happened that Bryan was driving instead of Jeff. If it was Bryan that was killed then Jeff's family would understand. They would understand that Bryan didn't do it on purpose and maybe they would not try to charge him with so many counts. If he could get out of this in any way he would. Whatever the cost he would change it all.

The next thing he knew he was being told to come back in two weeks.

On the way out Jeff's family gave him dirty looks and he knew saying sorry was not good enough.

Lying in bed Bryan cried thinking there was no hope. He knew that he needed to be punished. He broke the law and whether he did it on purpose or not, he had taken a life. Bryan knew he would go to jail but he did not understand the manslaughter charge. If he could only make things different.

Then he remembered his crazy Uncle Leon telling him a story about time travel. Leon was strange and no one believed his stories but Bryan was desperate. He went to his Uncle's house praying that there was some way he could help him.

Leon carefully listened to Bryan as he told the whole story and his feelings. Bryan asked him about the time travel...