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Old 11-17-2019, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Rocketeer View Post
Just read your book, and Mrs R is starting it now. But neither of us could figure out what the small many-colored disc is that Tenobius gives to the narrator. Is it supposed to be something that I should recognize?

Also, you should get around to reading The Martian. Pulls you right along.
It's a diffraction grating. I didn't originally intend this, but my first readers interpreted it as a CD or DVD, so that's what it became in the final book (and on the book cover)
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