A Temporal Link. The nonlinear nature of hypertext can present problems in that there may be moments where the author wants or needs to bring certain nodes together in time for some particular reason. This is different from the functional filler link because the move is not necessarily to facilitate comprehension. In the piece Iím using as an example here, with two related texts existing simultaneously on the screen, it becomes desirable in certain circumstances to bring the action proper of the two texts into the same time. That is to say, I want the time in the hypertext to equal the time in the world of the story. In this node the fiance character is under the bed using surveillance equipment on his bride-to-be and her lover:

The link goes directly to the same time in the other narrative, that is the time in which the lover gets up.

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