The Crimson Teardrop by Richard Alan Dickson
Approx. 12,570 words.
Published on November 23, 2010 by
Grey Cat Press.
When Sawyer Ellis learns of a cold divorce waiting for him in New York after a decade of long-distance marriage, he delays retiring from his job on Mars. They'd always planned to be together on Mars, hadn't they? If he can only get her to come, she'll change her mind. And then they'll be happy.