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TALL(ISH) TALES FROM THE WHITE HART

Livid Skies

Livid Skies

Having escaped Earth as a deadly pandemic took hold, autistic scientist Devon and her fellow colonists are hoping for a fresh start on Mars.

​Mars isn’t exactly hospitable to the newcomers, though. With the weight of loss hanging heavy on them, they must overcome their differences and find a way to survive as they adjust to life alone on a hostile planet.

​The group – 150 women and 10 men – are determined to get it right this time. Their society is peaceful and diverse. They accept one another’s differences and prioritise sustainability over short-term gain.

​Scarcity of resources means they can’t have fully automated luxury gay space communism – so they strive for partially automated social liberalism.

​But things aren’t always what they seem and maybe the colonists aren’t as alone as they thought.

This is a work of neurodiverse, culturally diverse, gender-bendy, socio-politico-economic, drunken-arguments-in-the-pub science fiction – not bang-bang-pew-pew science fiction. 

 

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Cover design

The cover for Livid Skies was designed by Rejenne Pavon.

Editorial

Editing and proofreading of this book were done by Michelle Meade, Lucy Rose York, and Hannah McCall.