The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of
looking at the night sky above their heads–so they plan to destroy it.
The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the white
killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation. They are
Arthur Dent, a mild-mannered space and time traveler, who tries to learn
how to fly by throwing himself at the ground and missing; Ford Prefect,
his best friend, who decides to go insane to see if he likes it; Slartibartfast,
the indomitable vicepresident of the Campaign for Real Time, who travels
in a ship powered by irrational behavior; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed,
three-armed ex-head honcho of the Universe; and Trillian, the sexy space
cadet who is torn between a persistent Thunder God and a very depressed
How will it all end? Will it end? Only this stalwart crew
knows as they try to avert “universal” Armageddon and save life as we know
it–and don’t know it!