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Chapter One: Mara
In the year 2457, humans have lived on Mars for over 400 years and have adapted to the planet mostly living underground. Mara Murphy is a 25-year-old 9th generation human born on Mars who longs to go back to Earth, a planet she visited as a teenager.
In 2447, a Great Plague wiped out over 90 per cent of Earth’s population. Astar Blackburn, the charismatic descendant of a Mars explorer wants independence for Mars and is planning a rebellion against the Earth Council. Mara volunteers to sign up for a secret mission that Astar is recruiting for.