They came across it by accident.
It wasn’t on any map or geographical reference book.
The presence of water was a surprise, clear and blue, but no-one was taking any chances.
Unaware they were being watched, they made their way down the highway.
The place was deserted, showing no evidence of it ever having been inhabited by anyone or anything. If they didn’t know any better, they’d think it was a perfect model city.
Above the clouds, dials and lights were throbbing with activity.
‘Your Regalness? Control here. I thought you might like to know our Earthling Tenants have arrived.’