Known for his detailed rendering of alien settings, he is scouting locations, so to speak.
The Underdark is described as a strange, alien setting, entirely underground.
Some use their future or alien settings to ask questions about the meaning of life or how we should think about life.
By using alien settings to consider what it means to be different, Asaro looks at conflicts inherent in different cultures and peoples on our own world.
In this alien setting she did at least some of the things her mother (remembered with respect but little affection) required.
His vision was blurred, too blurred to make sense of the alien setting.
The rulebook, weighing in at just under 350 pages, is almost a worldbook, with about five-sixths of its length dedicated to the alien setting.
Large alien machinery, toppling under the pressure of time and wind, in a very alien setting.
Aye, when the night has come, and coolness with it/ I glanced around at the alien setting, feeling kind of nervous.
In this alien setting, visitors are unintentionally prompted to see the growth of Buenos Aires as symptomatic of the monoculture's industrial roots.