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The first settlers of Mars, post-expeditions.
The Loneliness, which they feel as they leave Earth.
Leaving Earth, the settlers must deal with The Loneliness as their previous
lives disappear before their eyes.
There are few settlers in the beginning of the colonization process.
The human cost of exploration, as even pioneers intent on braving new
worlds feel a sense of loss at what they leave behind and anxiety over
being alone in their new environs. This vignette wryly notes that the
number of settlers who head for Mars grows as the actual Earthian population
on Mars increases, providing better protection against The Loneliness.
American settlers leave Earth for Mars and are seized by loneliness
as they depart.
This is another of the prose-poem vignettes that bridges the main stories.
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