Man gets sent to the future. Walks back. His arrival at departure time causes huge blast that changes the world into what we see in snapshots of the surroundings at each step he takes trying to return to what won't/will not have been there. Story name and author, please?


It's just called The Man Who Walked Home, by James Tiptree, Jr. You can read it online here.

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    Comically that link is the first result on Google (excepting this page) when typing in the question above. – Michael McGriff Nov 24 '15 at 15:51
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    ALL HAIL GOOGLE!! James Tiptree, Jr was a pseudonym for Dr. Alice Sheldon. – n00dles Nov 24 '15 at 16:43

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