In the centre of Winterstrike, Mars' first city, in the middle of the meteorite crater that gave the city its name, stands the fortress: a mass of vitrified stone as white as a bone and as red as a still-beating heart.
"[I]t's entirely possible that what I think the book's about and what they think it's about are entirely different things (it's already happened with some of the reviews I've seen)."
Don't tell anybody, but science fiction no longer exists.
She shone from inside, / her skin like sunlit clouds, / her eyelashes pins of light.
Violet Miranda: Girl Pirate , page 2 of 24. A serialized graphic novel.