I recently came across a hilarious Reddit thread titled, “Assume all of world history is a movie. What are the biggest plotholes?” I’m including here some of my favorite responses. You can visit visit the original thread for more. Oh, and apologies for the language…

At the Beginning, there were Dinosaurs

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

ThenΒ came Religion…

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

…And the Middle Ages

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

Things progressed fast, after that. Too fast.

technology

Technology brought along War…

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

…And the Titanic

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

Today, we face new challenges, including Terrorism…

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

…North Korea…

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

…and Inequality.

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

So how will it all end?

History plotholes | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books
If you can think of any other glaring plotholes, I’d love to hear from you!

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