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4.2 Young Zaphod Plays It Safe (Douglas Adams)




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This article is from the Douglas Adams FAQ, by Nathan Hughes nhughes@umich.edu with numerous contributions by others.

4.2 Young Zaphod Plays It Safe (Douglas Adams)

This thing has caused quite a lot of argument for a 10 page story. *grin*
Anyways, you can find it in "The More Than Complete Hitch Hiker's Guide"
from Wing Books (NJ), ISBN 0-517-69311-9. The big deal seems to be about
the escaped robot, and his/her identity. So who/what exactly is this?
Good question. The reference to the shining city on a hill is
probably a reference to Matthew 5:14. Some people reckon they can see
Ronald Reagan in the story. Some people also assume the "mystery
person" in question is Jesus Christ. As YZPIS was originally
published in the Comic Relief *Christmas* special book, it makes
sense.

 

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