A Curse of the Iris Teaser

I can’t resist sharing a little secret about Curse of the Iris, the second Jupiter Pirates adventure that hits bookstores on Dec. 16. Check this out:

saturn-ring-detail

Do you know your astronomy?

If so, you might recognize that as an overhead view of the outer rings of Saturn. I grabbed the image from Wikipedia and updated it to help the artist who’s making the map for Curse of the Iris.

The places identified in this diagram will be hugely important to the crew of the Shadow Comet at the end of Curse of the Iris. The Hashoones discover that the rings of Saturn are a perilous place to be, particularly when there are pirate ships hunting you….

Sorry, can’t tell you more — you’ll have to wait until December!