Friday, 12 February 2016
is a physicist and cosmologist;
understands the Big Bang as a quantum fluctuation beginning a universe in series with a standing waveform drawing on zero energy explaining the dark matter problem;
refuses to help John Rolfe conquer more Earths even though he expects to be badly treated or killed in consequence;
makes his own way in New Virginia when given the opportunity;
names his Mermaid Cafe from a line in a Joni Mitchell song;
serves good food;
says "...what he thinks, that the company stinks;"
befriends the young Adrienne Rolfe despite her surname;
has a black son-in-law in the "white-boy heaven" of New Virginia;
gives the Rolfes important intelligence against their (even worse) enemies;
later, helps to reopen the Gate.
What's not to like?