By Arthur C. Clarke
A thousand years after the Jupiter project to discover the mysterious Monolith have been destroyed, after Dave Bowman used to be remodeled into the superstar baby, Frank Poole drifted in area, frozen and forgotten, leaving the supercomputer HAL inoperable. yet now Poole has lower back to lifestyles, awakening in a global some distance various from the only he left behind--and simply because the Monolith will be stirring once more . . .
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He could fly slowly along the peaks of the Himalayas, or down the immense canyons of Mariner Valley. He could walk through the gardens of Versailles or down the streets of half a dozen great cities, at several widely spaced times in their history. Even if the Hotel Grannymede was not one of the Solar System's most highly acclaimed resorts, it boasted facilities which would have astounded all its more famous predecessors on Earth. But it was ridiculous to indulge in terrestrial nostalgia, when he had come half-way across the Solar System to visit a strange new world.
Package delivered on time, and receipt acknowledged,' said Captain Chandler with obvious satisfaction. ' MISS PRINGLE. FILE WALLACE MISS PRINGLE FILE WALLACE Hello, Indra. Yes, you were quite right. I do miss our little arguments. Chandler and I get along fine, and at first the crew treated me – this will amuse you – rather like a holy relic. ). It's annoying not to be able to have a real conversation – we've crossed the orbit of Mars, so radio round-trip is already over an hour. But there's one advantage – you won't be able to interrupt me… Even though it will take us only a week to reach Jupiter, I thought I'd have time to relax.
You can have my cabin,' he promised. ' There were times when Poole wondered if Chandler, with his beard and swagger, was not another anachronism. He could easily picture him on the bridge of a battered three-master, with Skull and Crossbones flying overhead. Once his decision had been made, events moved with surprising speed. He had accumulated very few possessions, and fewer still that he needed to take with him. The most important was Miss Pringle, his electronic alter ego and secretary, now the storehouse of both his lives, and the small stack of terabyte memories that went with her.