The story was outlined originally as Doctor by Adams, was considered later for the second series of the Hitchhiker as a plotline. A radio adaptation of Life was recorded under the guidance of Dirk Maggs in 2003. Trillian deduces that the Krikkiters, speak in a virtual space to Hactar. The characters discover behind the war that the true force. Stephen Moore used the uncensored UK edition of the text.