Stuart lives in a quiet village with his partner, enjoys a pint in the pub with his friends and like many young men he manages to get into trouble. What makes him different is that he commutes to a different galaxy each day and works on a space station. His way of getting into trouble is to have a collision with another time machine while travelling back to find Captain Cook. He finds himself trapped in a parallel universe and it takes all his efforts to put right the damage done by the accident. Enjoy this sequel to The Long Way Round where he learns something about his friends and finds time to make new ones, not all them human.