Gordon Way was a millionaire computer expert and the CEO of WayForward Technologies. He was in love with Susan Harmison and built a time machine to travel back in time to be with her.
Gordon traveled back in time on a Friday.
Gordon Way attended the same university as Dirk Gently and Richard MacDuff. He went out with Susan Harmison at university. They broke up with Gordon did not attend a rendezvous with Susan. He told her that he was hitting by a car but she did not believe him. His excuse was actually true, as Dirk reversed into him in an attempt to escape an irate Richard.