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The Mote in God's Eye - Part 1, The Crazy Eddie Probe: Chapter 12, Descent into Hell Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, The Crazy Eddie Probe: Chapter 12, Descent into Hell Summary

MacArthur is departing in complete chaos. The crew is overcrowded to make room for the scientists.

As MacArthur and Lenin get closer to Murcheson's Eye, Kutuzov takes the lead to find the jump point.

Part 1, The Crazy Eddie Probe: Chapter 12, Descent into Hell Analysis

MacArthur's departure and approach to the new jump point continue to highlight the inherent conflict created between understanding and assumptions when dealing with data. Kevin Renner is a perfect foil for Horvath's struggle to see that anyone else's reading of the data from the encounter with the pod might be valuable or accurate. As a sailor at heart and someone who's basically non-military and non-scientific, his perspective is unique. He also adds the quality of a "common man" to the conversation.

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