It is a golden age for Human expansion as they spread across the galaxy, colonising any world they find that is suitable. There is no end to what humanity can accomplish, but arrogance has always been their downfall, and nobody stops to consider what might happen if they choose the wrong world.
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After years of struggling with the Daily Grind, yearning for something more, James gave it all up to become an writer. As well as some fiction, he also writes about heroic mass murderers, sorry, videogames at BeefJack.com. Also: HUGE geek
Aliens and space lions not my usual cup of tea but I found it interesting. I think it had loads of room for development into a much longer story. Also could have done with more description on the other plants and the landscape etc. Overall it was a neat short story and great as a quick read.