A SOAP Opera is an "An e-business novel about Web Services & Service Oriented Architectures". Unfortunately, it does not seem to have developed yet beyond Section 3.
He knew he was kidding himself. Sure, part of him wanted to go straight home, to go on a ten mile walk and chew a plateful of salad. But a bigger part of him wanted to go to work. Software is fun and pretty well paid fun too. EAI is fun - after a fashion. He was working but enjoying it too. A whole week without touching a keyboard. Imagine the e-mail backlog. [A SOAP Opera]