|The Time Machine|
|Subject||University time machine|
|Date||October 9th, 2016|
|Act||Act 3: The Wine and Cheese Crowd|
|Part||Act 3, Part 1: Research Facility|
|Location||Monarch Research Facility|
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The Time Machine is a email Narrative Object found in the Act 3, Part 1 of Quantum Break. The email details Sofia Amaral briefing the Monarch Team Leads on the University time machine following its acquisition from the Riverport University.
TO: MONARCH TEAM LEADS
FROM: SOFIA AMARAL
DATE: OCT 9, 2016 – 11:35am
SUBJECT: The Time Machine
I have just been informed that the time machine core we obtained from the university has reached Monarch HQ safely, and is currently being installed into the new time machine corridor system we have constructed there.
As you know, the core of the time machine is the time machine; the corridor around it is merely the user interface. This means, of course, that once the installation work is complete, we have effectively moved the time machine from the university into the Monarch HQ. That said, we don’t intend to use it.
Let me repeat that: there are no current plans to use the machine. We are not sure how safe it would be to use, given that its initial activation has caused the Fracture. I personally believe that now that the core has been activated, further use would be safe, but make no mistake: this is a hypothesis, not a proven fact. We know that the machine taps into the universal Meyer-Joyce field, and somehow that connection has caused the Fracture in the field, apparently because of a misconfiguration. We are looking into the specifics, but until we know for sure, it would be irresponsible to use the machine.
However, having it in place gives us a degree of control. It allows us, in an emergency, to travel backwards (although we obviously can go no further than to the time of its activation, last night) or forwards as might be required. Obviously, being fully secured at our building’s restricted area on the top floor also means that nobody else can use the machine.
I have to reiterate that the only person who may authorize the use of the time machine is Paul Serene. I do not have that authority; Martin Hatch does not have that authority. The only person who does is Mr. Serene. He takes this issue very seriously, and I strongly suggest that you do the same.
Dr. Sofia Amaral
Head of Research