Time Traveller

Making your way gingerly down the rickety staircase, you approach the balding man at the desk. He looks up at your approach and smiles broadly, putting down his pen immediately.

"Welcome back, mister!" He says, warmly, "Have you decided to stay in our fine establishment after your walk around?"

"Possibly, I don't know yet," You say, and his face falls. "But you know, I was wondering, can you tell me anythin' about the...