"I am a Family Organiser. I am solely responsible for the family wellbeing at all times."Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left
on her role in her alien family at around age ten.
is a children's novel by Robin Klein
, which was turned into a 1994 television series.
When X's father is caught cheating in the Zyrgonian lottery for the 27th time, the Zyrgonian government loses patience. When they send their officials after him, the head of the family, ten-year-old X herself, sees no choice but to flee as far away as possible. So she and her family go halfway across the galaxy, and turn left
The television series mostly focuses on X's problems controlling her loopy family on an alien planet, while the government on her own planet relentlessly searches for them. X's desperate attempts for her family to fit in with Earth society leave her fighting an uphill battle, and providing much entertaining television in the process.
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