# User:Ponder/Sandbox

In the novel, the biblical number of the beast turns out to be, not 666, but ${\displaystyle 6^{6^{6}}}$, which the professor theorizes as the number of parallel universes accessible to the protagonists. They use the expansion calculate this number to be approximately ${\displaystyle 1.03*{10^{2}8}}$ 10,314,424,798,490,535,546,171,949,056 ${\displaystyle (6^{6})^{6}}$ , but see note (1).