You are reading the appendix to "The 37th Amendment," a novel by Susan Shelley.  Copyright 2002.  All rights reserved.  This material may not be republished, retransmitted, printed, copied or distributed in any manner, in whole or in part, without the written consent of the author.  Permission is granted for publication of short excerpts in the context of a review or commentary, provided the material is appropriately credited. 


If you skip around in this essay, you will be reading some of the material out of context and may experience a hostile reaction that is unwarranted.