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Book 7: Chapter 27 Summary

Orney's shipyard, Rotherhithe, July 31, 1714

Otto Van Hoek, the captain of the Minerva, watches as a crate is offloaded for Daniel. Daniel and Otto discuss current happenings in London as a Russian naval vessel enters the port. The vessel has arrived to collect the three vessels Orney has built for the tsar. Daniel is surprised to see Baron von Leibniz and the tsar, Peter the Great, on board. Peter announces that he has brought payment for Daniel to continue work on the logic mill because he was impressed with the project. Peter also announces that more plates must be fabricated for the progression to continue.

Book 7: Chapter 27 Analysis

Further complications were not needed in England and now that Peter the Great and Baron von Leibniz have arrived, Daniel fears the worst. Their presence will draw attention, especially with Peter's size and outgoing personality. With the mention...

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