a native or inhabitant of an asteroid
Encased in armor that was proof against their most destructive weapons, Alura and I went among the Asterites, who were determined to annihilate Martian civilization and conquer Mars for themselves
I was born on a pebble-size planet, millions of kilometers from the nearest doctor. I’m just a native asterite—even if I have learned spatial engineering and got to be acting director of the Interplanet lab.
She was a native asterite, accustomed to the annihilating threat of contraterrene matter.
I met this asterite engineer, Jim Drake, and listened to his schemes.
He was a third-generation asterite, a gaunt, crease-cheeked, prematurely balding man who remembered too well the brother he had lost in the revolution.
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