By Eoin Colfer
An Englishman's carrying on with seek via house and time for a good cup of tea . . .
Arthur Dent's unintended organization with that completely notable booklet, The Hitchhiker's advisor to the Galaxy, has no longer been solely with out incident.
Arthur has traveled the size, breadth, and intensity of identified, and unknown, area. He has stumbled ahead and backward via time. He has been blown up, reassembled, cruelly imprisoned, horribly published, and colorfully insulted greater than is precisely beneficial. and naturally Arthur Dent has comprehensively didn't clutch the which means of existence, the universe, and every thing.
Arthur has ultimately made it domestic to Earth, yet that doesn't suggest he has escaped his destiny.
Arthur's possibilities of getting his arms on a good cuppa have evaporated swiftly, in addition to the entire world's oceans. For no quicker has he touched down on this planet Earth than he unearths out that it's approximately to be blown up . . . back.
And one other Thing . . . is the particularly unforeseen, yet very welcome, 6th installment of the Hitchhiker's consultant to the Galaxy sequence. It contains a pantheon of unemployed gods, everyone's favourite renegade Galactic President, a lovestruck eco-friendly alien, an frustrating computing device, and at the least one very huge slab of cheese.
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Someone would be coming soon, he was sure of it. From the dim caverns of his old memories, the names Ford and Prefect emerged like grey bats to associate themselves with the impending disaster. Whenever the Universe fell apart, Ford Prefect was never far behind. Him and that accursed book of his. What was it called? Oh, yes. The Pitchforker’s Pride is a Fallacy. That, or something very close to it. The old man knew exactly what Ford Prefect would say. Look on the bright side, old mate. At least you’re not lying down in front of a bulldozer, eh?
Guide Note: Dentrassis chefs are extremely foul-mouthed and launch into long tirades even when things are going right, and so make excellent TV chefs. Also, because of their time-hop pods, they do not have to ‘prepare one earlier’ until the end of the show. Had she not forged ahead when the Blagulon Kappans had parachuted twelve million cows into mainland Europe in an attempt to increase the methane content of the atmosphere? Luckily there were not many vegetarians on that continent and the cows did not last long, especially since they were Ameglian Major cows who literally begged to be eaten.
It was generally at about this maudlin stage that the third Gargle Blaster squeezed the last drop of consciousness from Ford’s over-juiced brain and he would giggle twice, squawk like a rodeo chicken and execute a near perfect forward tumble into the nearest bathroom receptacle. And yet, every morning when he lifted his head from the en suite basin (if he was lucky), Ford found himself miraculously revitalized. No hangover, no dragon breath, not even a burst blood vessel in either sclera to bear witness to the previous night’s excesses.