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The Odyssey

Chapters 4 and 5 have now been uploaded:  The new crew have been added to the ship (with a few teething problems), the problems and puzzles continue to mount up, and some of the back-stories of Andy and Pale are revealed.

Chapter 6 is half finished.

I think I’ve decided to use the name ‘slate’ to refer to a hand computer (this will be retro-fitted into the existing manuscript at some point).  ‘Hand computer’ always seemed clunky and ‘tablet’ is already in use.  ‘Pad’ is too Star Trek and nothing else seemed right.

I had a negative observation about a humorous moment early on (chapter one) that had contemporary references.  But I think I’ll leave it in as it ties up neatly with something planned for chapter 7.