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what Steve is doing on The Cloud – Day 29 of 30

Steve woke up this morning with a to-do list in his head. His Deathday party was on Friday, in two days. He wanted it to be a surprise, so the invitations described the gathering as the next meeting of geniuses. Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect had delivered the invites; everyone had accepted.
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what Steve is doing on The Cloud – Day 28 of 30

Steve woke up this morning and had to acknowledge that, in spite of himself, he must be changing, becoming a new person, exactly as Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross had predicted. What else could explain his erratic behavior the last few days? Continue reading

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what Steve is doing on The Cloud – Day 27 of 30

Steve woke up this morning surprised to find that he was not in his sleeping space in The Star. He was still seated across from Arthur C. Clarke in the food tent where they had been having tea yesterday afternoon. They must have been mind-locked for more than twelve hours. He knew they were close to solving the problem of how to initiate communication from The Cloud to The Earth.
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what Steve is doing on The Cloud – Day 24 of 30

Steve woke up this morning and reached for the notepad he now kept by his mat. It had come in handy for quickly recording dreams before they faded. He knew he had waked sometime in the night and scribbled something important, but he couldn’t remember what. Continue reading

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what Steve is doing on The Cloud – Day 22 of 30

Steve woke up this morning with the understanding that becoming a new person was not something that happened overnight. It was going to take more than resolve and desire—it was going to take time. Well, he had time and time to spare. He had 55 years to get the job done. Continue reading

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what Steve is doing on The Cloud – Day 2 of 30

Steve woke up this morning at the usual time, but he felt like he hadn’t slept at all. Last night had not brought pleasant dreams of his past life on The Earth. Continue reading

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