The Clouds of Saturn by Michael McCollum
Approx. 112,000 words.
Published on April 7, 2010.
When the sun flared out of control and boiled Earth’s oceans, humanity took refuge in a place that few predicted. The human race took up residence among the towering clouds of Saturn’s upper atmosphere. The new city-states of Saturn began to resemble those of ancient Greece, with one group of cities taking on the role of militaristic Sparta...