Illustration for article titled The morning space commute

Commuting offworld every day sounds glamorous until you actually spend time in a space elevator, followed by the wormhole train. It's as if nobody bothers to shower before doing an interstellar jump. My advice? Aromatherapy lip gloss and earbuds.

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This comes from the work of concept artist Rubén Pérez, who also specializes in fantasy images.

Illustration for article titled The morning space commute
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Those of you who read Jeff VanderMeer's novel Finch may find this scene reminds you of the climactic moments in the novel - though I suppose the area would need to be more urban to fully reflect the story. Still, the instant I saw this I thought, "Finch!"

Illustration for article titled The morning space commute

This one is called "The Rescue."

You can see more Rubén Pérez's work on Deviant Art. Spotted on Concept Ships!

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