I am the hardcore horse riding enthusiast they mentioned. And yes I corrected all of her postural flaws before I realized it was a centaur.>> I'm the nerd who would be super excited about the centaur doing his best to fit in.
Just another hull shape that is pleasing and effective This would definitely be an central in-board main drive unit. Honestly, that wouldn't be so bad. Could just as easily go with an in-board cluster of 4 engines as a larger single.