Very engaging, lots of fun. Marvelous evocation of the woman with the big heart encumbered with an unfashionable body type and appearance, who for reasons you will discover becomes able to cope with desperate situations, and is recognized by others in the story for her largeness of spirit. Low self esteem is overcome by circumstances, so that even she is forced to recognize what a trooper she is. To accomplish this, the author whips together a froth of sci-fi, fantasy, pop culture, and tech, leavened with laugh-out-loud wit. I am looking forward to follow-on work. Kindle versions of this book now come with a sample chapter of Doty's next book.