Outside the enclosure were slaves, of the same strange breed as his present self.
"We're in a transient state - why hate our present selves?"
The past Quark snorted as he looked at his present self.
As a result the present self will care too much about herself and not enough about her future selves.
The future Hiro appears to be much more fit, confident, and experienced than his present self.
A fate that flowered from the very destruction of one's present self.
In exchange, we ask only your present self.
What do you mean, I haven't met my present self?
He thought, bemused, about everything that stood between that moment and his present self.
My present self, though wiser, is bodily of almost a different species.