This book is a love story. Its also a coming of age story, a personal and thin slice of military history (post-Vietnam), an artists struggle with reality and to make a living doing her art--and many other things- but unless you like love storiesMoreThis book is a love story. Its also a coming of age story, a personal and thin slice of military history (post-Vietnam), an artists struggle with reality and to make a living doing her art--and many other things- but unless you like love stories its probably of only marginal interest.Some mathematical terms are used to frame the story, and there is a tiny bit of math, but a knowledge of geometry or any kind of math is not necessary for the enjoyment of the work.The authors definition:Cybettian [see-bet-ee-uh n] 1) of or pertaining to Cybette [see-bet], a character in a novel by C.
S. Sarvis. 2) of or pertaining to a serious bet, as one made at sea where there is no escape from paying it or suffering the consequences. [from the homophone sea + bet]. 3) Dyslexic form of Betsy.The novel contains among other things: poetry, bilge-speak, 41 original images (9 poor, 32 rich), semaphore, Morse code, Love, war, Life, death, and the solution to finding the distance to ones horizon.As any aspiring work of literature it hopes to broaden the readers horizon.It explores atypical forms of sublimation, communication, and connection.It is a study of the conditional human condition.~~~~~All characters appearing in this work are fictitious.
Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. There is not nor ever has been a United States Ship called the Cruces.This edition has been formatted for the Kindle. It uses the Latin-1 (ISO-8859-1) character set- this set does not have an en dash so each of these have been replaced with a double hyphen --.
Additionally the longer passages which were centered and or italicized have been made normal so they can be reflowed by your e-reader.