By Douglas Adams
It's effortless to get disheartened whilst your planet has been blown up, the lady you like has vanished because of a false impression approximately space/time, the spaceship you're on crashes on a distant and Bob-fearing planet, and all you'll want to fall again on are a number of basic sandwich-making abilities. notwithstanding, rather than being disheartened, Arthur Dent makes the bad mistake of beginning to get pleasure from existence a bit--and instantly all hell breaks loose.
Hell takes a couple of varieties: there's the traditional Ford Prefect model, within the form of an all-new version of The Hitchhiker's consultant to the Galaxy, and a unconditionally unforeseen manifestation within the type of a teenage woman who startles Arthur Dent by means of being his daughter whilst he didn't even comprehend he had one.
Can Arthur retailer the Earth from overall multidimensional obliteration? Can he shop the advisor from a opposed alien takeover? Can he store his daughter, Random, from herself? after all no longer. He by no means works out precisely what's going. Will you?
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What she wanted more than anything else in the world was a job in American television at ten times her current salary. More than anything else in the world. In the world. What she wanted more than anything else at all was no longer a live issue. She sat on a chair in the lobby, under a kentia palm, and opened the little cellophane-windowed envelope. “Please call/’ it said. “Not happy,” and gave a number. The name was Gail Andrews. Gail Andrews. It wasn’t a name she was expecting. It caught her unawares.
Hmmm,” said the receptionist. ” “Yes,” said Tricia. “Looks like there’s a name here,” said the receptionist. “Gail Andrews. ” “No,” said Tricia. ” “No,” said Tricia. “Have you called the number? ” “No,” said Tricia, “you only just gave me the note. I’m just trying to get some more information before I ring back. ” “Hmmm,” said the receptionist, scrutinizing the note carefully. ” “No, I realize that,” said Tricia. ” The voice came from behind Tricia. She turned around. ” “I’m Gail Andrews. ” “Oh.
So,” said Tricia. “What are you … er …” She was floundering but, being a professional, kept the camera steady while she did it. “We are on a mission,” said one of the aliens. “A mission? ” Still she kept the camera steady. ” Rock steady, rock steady. Could have been on a tripod. She wondered if she should be using a tripod, in fact. She wondered that because it gave her a moment or two to digest what they had just said. No, she thought, hand-held gave her more flexibility. She also thought, Help, what am I going to do?
Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams