Despite his genius Buster Ames never made it as a Scientist and despite his ambition Philip Benson never made it as a fantastically wealthy entrepreneur. But when an afteron fooling around with four dimensional cubes snares the duo a fully working spacecraft Philip sees the way to untold riches: an interplanetary passenger service. All they have to do is find passengers without alerting the authorities, fly into space without alerting the Air Force and find their way across the solar system with only a box of sandwiches and a hacked sat-nav.
Ben Slotover was born in London in 1971. He went to school in London and aside from four years spent at Trinity College in Dublin and the occasional holiday he has lived in London all his life. He has worked in the media production industry and made several short films as well as written for Channel four and the BBC. He has been one of the organisers of the London film club Exploding Cinema since 1998, drove a car for the 2012 Paralympics and is married with three children.