Kings Among Runaways: Chapter 1 - A Bow of Holly
The starship Icarus glides serenely through the vastness of space, the arching blade of light from the nearby sun tracing the bow of her body. Shaped like a fat, wingless bird, she is battle scarred and worn. She cuts an impressively shoddy sight; her hull is scratched, vibrant blues and reds of her armour faded with the dullness of time. On her starboard bow, under the bridge windows, the icon of a slavering dog is splattered there; its jaws spread wide, tongue lolling from its jaws, crowned by a single blue feather.