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Mostly Harmless Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 Summary

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Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 Summary

Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams focuses on the chaos and potential destruction of the Galaxy. Arthur Dent travels from planet to planet in order to find a new life. Ford Prefect fights the corporate regime. Tricia McMillian has an alien encounter. All three lives help decide the fate of the Galaxy.

In chapter one, the history of the Galaxy is a confusing mess. People try to exceed the speed of light, but it is impossible to do. Only bad news travels faster. People continue to try to exceed the speed of light, especially when sending out battleships. In Galaxy history, real catastrophe began when planets started turning into useless things. In present time, a Grebulon ship moves through the black void. It makes a click, hum sound. The low-level supervising program and the higher-level supervising work together, but both cannot remember what they...

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