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    ...presence would create another timeline (B) to avoid a paradox. Whatever happened, the timeline the traveler came from (A) would not be altered. If he went into the future he would find the future of (B) but it would be impossible for him to get back to (A). Even a single breath could begin a change in the ordering of air molecules that could result in vast changes... or barely any changes at all. He could return to a timeline (Aa) almost identical to his own, but it still wouldn't be the original (A).

    Or at least that's one theory! ;)

    Another is that a time traveler wouldn't be able to interact with the past at all, to avoid a paradox without changing the timeline. So I assume you'd just be in a sensory deprivation void in that case.

    Time travel theories are always fun to play around with.

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