Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun.
Orbiting this at a distance of roughly 92 million miles is an almost completely insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea.
The reason this planet is only almost completely insignificant, rather than the originally proposed utterly insignificant is due to the fact that recently it was discovered to be the most important place in the entire universe. One might suppose this would render this planet quite significant, but one must also take into account the fact that the whole universe is rather unsignificant in itself, making itÕs most important part a mere tourist attraction.
The fact that it is a tourist attraction is quite a known fact among (mind bogglingly rich) beings from other planets and galaxies, and thus many sightings of strange craft have appeared among the primitive life-forms, and generally caused a great deal of confusion. However, on the particular occasion which we are going to discuss, these tourists are exactly what saved what we will come to know as the most important being in the universe, his friend, his daughter, and two versions of a girl he once met at a party.
But first, we must discuss what befalls the former president of the galaxy...