So… I started the rewrite.
I’m calling it Casimir Hypogean until further notice.
And now, for your enjoyment, here are the first few lines:
“…. Mist, pervasive and cloying, settled in between the tall buildings of Casimir’s spiral streets. The fog dimmed the bright advertisements pasted on screens, blurred the shining lamps and ever searching eyes of the security drones. On the far outskirts of the shell, beneath the conical towers of the aeroponic gardens, two shadows were up to no good. ….”
(Now, to get things going properly, because I got two pages into the first chapter and realized it would work better as the second chapter. So I restarted the first chapter. I like it okay so far.)