Cincinnati Magazine Excerpt
Sometimes Scott Stoll dreams of that first day. He steps outside, the rusty red rocks kicking up fine dust beneath his feet. He is in an extra-terrestrial bowl surrounded by an eroded rim that rises gently on the horizon, forming the lip of a vast crater. Huge boulders are strewn across a cracked surface that resembles dry stream beds in the Australian outback. In front of him, dominating the landscape is a towering mountain layered in shades of black, chocolate brown, gray, and cinnamon. But what usually dominates his dream is an image of him, looking up into a coal-black sky filled with a million pinpricks of light. He searches for one point of light in particular—Earth. The planet he left behind… Read More on Cincinnati Magazine. And read the update on the story from Cincy Mag.