A post pod carrying a 3 million year old bag of mail arrives and Rimmer becomes depressed when he learns his father is dead. The crew play an artificial game called "Better than life" which makes the players' wishes come true, but Rimmer's brain begins to rebel. Written by
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[a letter arrives
"Rear Admiral Lieutenant General Rimmer"
That's from my mother.
Every time I take an exam I tell her I've passed, it's getting embarrassing now. I should be Commander in Chief of the whole universe.