That’s some beautiful writing. I have no idea what’s happening because I guess I need to read the whole scene but I love your description style, it’s so stylistic and I can definitely get a sense of your kind of voice.
Doug Evans wondered whether humanity would ever witness natural beauty ever again. In a time where interstellar travel would soon be possible, even the stars had begun to lose their glow. The next generation would be born amongst the red dust of Mars – a waste of a planet incapable of natural life. For now humanity had decided to turn its back on the dying blue planet, and look towards new destinations.
The cruiser took Doug to the more lavish parts of the city – where his partner currently lived. The ground below was packed with shuffling shells of people, moving to and from their destinations or wandering aimlessly. The streets were filthy, the black concrete slick with grime and puddles from the previous night’s timed rain. He looked up at the skyscrapers towering over the crowd, the further up you travelled the more expensive the apartments got.
She was waiting for him by the door, leaning against the wall and looking up at the sky. Ida Quinn was tall and slender; wearing a formal black outfit of slim-fitting trousers and a blazer. The black hair that framed her pale face was cropped short at the back and grew longer towards the front. Asian features were rare in Atropos now all cultures had begun to merge into one but her creator had modelled her off his own Chinese heritage.