Losing Mars

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The Future

Peter Cawdron

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Disaster strikes in orbit around Mars. A Chinese spacecraft is disabled, stranded near Phobos. Well over a hundred million miles from Earth, their only hope for rescue comes from the American base on the edge of the Vallis Marineris on the surface of Mars. The Americans need to decide, do they lose Mars or their humanity?


Action, Adventure, Drama, LGBT, Sci-Fi,

Short Summary

Six American astronauts are on the surface of Mars, conducting scientific research, when a Chinese spacecraft is disabled in orbit. They have to decide whether to save their mission or the Chinese crew.

The Chinese inadvertently encountered an alien artefact on Phobos. The Americans rescue them, but not before uncovering the mystery of the artefact.


Mars, Phobos

Based on a True Story


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Overcoming Monster/Villain

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Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Cory Anderson

Age: 38

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Flexible, Empathetic, Funny, Honorable, Outspoken, Decisive, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Hedy Washington

Age: 36

Gender: LGBT

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Empathetic, Engaging, Leader, Blunt

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



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