There are three "parts" or "layers" to this story: Elizabeth (set in
1915), Leslie (set in 1995) and "The Twelve Days of Christmas" (set in
both). In addition the story is being serialized, so you can only get
parts of it (until, of course, the serialization is complete).
From the Table of Contents page you can immediately jump to any of the
layers for a given date - just click on one of the icons beneath the date
Clicking on the title at the top of each page will return you to the
table of contents.
At the bottom of each page text appears which will allow you to jump to
another section, read the credits, exit back to New Scientist or (using
the pointing hands) move from day-to-day in each character's story.
You can click on each of illustrations which appears in the story to see
a full screen close-up of the artwork. After you've finished viewing the
illustration just use your browser's "back" button to return to the
Clicking on the illustrations in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" will take
you to a relevant story from back issues of New Scientist magazine.
Finally, any mention of HyperBole or New Scientist will take you (or
return you) to the first page of their respective Web sites.