Written by: Matt Molgaard
Douglas Quail has clung to the idea of traveling to Mars for about as long as he can remember. But that kind of travel taps the bank in a major way, and sometimes the next best thing is the only viable option. Such is the case for Quail, which you probably already know if you’ve ever seen Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 adaptation of this tale, titled Total Recall. In the future REKAL, INCORPORATED offers false memory transplants that lead customers to believe that they have indeed ventured far beyond their actual means, which Quail – against the advice of his wife – takes full advantage of.
But, all good things come with a price tag beyond their monetary emblem, and Quail is about to learn (to a degree) that the hard way. Unlike Verhoeven’s film, which is cluttered with a load of extra plot details (a necessity…
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