Early April 2012 The key character is introduced in a flash of fantastic luxury and trauma amidst historical truth. Her character jumps into the story and then her culture is built, or rather resurrected. During this process Hamma is emailing information about another civilisation in a long gone era. How can these buried characters be resurrected? What do they have to say to us today? They start off like children, unsure of themselves and then they settle into their lives within the book, and start to grow. They are like young plants emerging from the soil of ancient texts and living oral tradition. And I have the breath taking privilege of placing their lives on a screen and a computer chip, which will later be translated to more of the same and paper and print.