not singing friggin' madrigals
For this, you win the Internets.
Melville's Moby-Dick was like that too...the last I remember of that book was the detail in which he described the Tavern in the first several pages. The book didn't even sell out the first printing.
Now, that book is "hailed as one of the literary masterpieces of both American and world literature"
Chapter 23: We're still on land.
Titan is presumed to have a silicate core, and not an iron nickle one like mars and earth. This means that it wouldn't disrupt the new martian magnetosphere. (Like our moon doesn't.)
...aaaaand that's where you lost me. I may just have to go have a good cry over my Merriam-Webster Reference Desk Set.
Work expands to fill the time available. -- Cyril Northcote Parkinson, "The Economist", 1955