We’ll have the asteroid belt, but they’ll have Earth, and you run out of raisins and celery kind of fast out there, without Earth.
I thought Command School was in the asteroids somewhere.
It had just brought a vast load of drawn steel processed by a factory ship that was taking apart minor planets in the asteroid belt.
There are usually a few changes on the way from gathering nuts and seeds to harvesting asteroids and putting permanent research stations on the moons of Saturn.
Since the surface of the planet was entirely devoted to absorbing sunlight and converting it to energy, everyone lived in the smooth-walled rooms linked by tunnels that laced the interior of the asteroid.
Sometimes Ender had only a single starship and eight fighters; once the enemy dodged through an asteroid belt; sometimes the enemy left stationary traps, large installations that blew up if Ender brought one of his squadrons too close, often crippling or destroying some of Ender’s ships.
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I bet if we could somehow go back and interview the dinosaurs before the asteroid struck ….
Rick Yancey -- The 5th Wave
When it breaks through the atmosphere, the lower half of the asteroid begins to glow.