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Ishmael continues to make friends and a place for himself on the trader Lois McKendrick. He graduates from mess attendant to environmental tech, and continues passing tests like they were nothing. He and Pip also continue to expand their trading enterprise for themselves and other crew members. There are a few mild surprises. Just too short. As soon as I finished it, I started reading it again.