Against all odds, the first privately owned space probe was on its way to Mars, but chief engineer Trevor Cadogan couldn't sleep-the demon was back, filling his head. Wicked-sharp claws, stubby curving horns and a viscous forked tale, long and scaly. The thing stood there, shifting back and forth, mocking him, silhouetted against an angry, red glow.
Rankin's far-fetched steampunk sequel to The War of the Worlds! It's 1895; nearly a decade since Mars invaded Earth, chronicled by H.G. Wells in The War of the Worlds. Wrecked Martian spaceships, back-engineered by Charles Babbage and Nikola Tesla, have carried the Queen's Own Electric Fusiliers to the red planet, and Mars is now part of the ever-expanding British Empire.
Excerpt from The Red Light of Mars: Or a Day in the Life of the Devil There is to me something typically American about the life-story leading up to the play contained in this volume - a story in which the creation and publication of that play will undoubtedly represent only a temporary climax. I want to tell it, not only as a curiosity, but as something that has genuine significance to the world of letters.
Robots with attitude; a world to tame; a future to save. The Volgan war has raged for years, spreading off of Earth and on to Mars. Now an Earth general has assembled a team of advanced robots, capable of withstanding Atomic, Bacterial or Chemical attack, to finally conquer the devil planet. They are are the A.B.C. Warriors and they ve come to tame a planet.
The Red Light of Mars; Or a Day in the Life of the Devil the Red Light of Mars; Or a Day in the Life of the Devil: Paperback: Kessinger Publishing: 9781163891254: 10 Sep 2010
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