While everyone called it an estate the property was much more than that, close to a dozen buildings scattered over an area the size of a spaceport.
They were all interconnected by aboveground walkways and underground passageways, and dominated by the huge residence squatting in the center of the complex.
Their sheer physical presence, not to mention their anatomical correctness, sometimes caused visiting dignitaries to stop and stare.
None of the myriad people rushing up and down the hall paid the slightest attention to the white bodies to either side; they'd seen them all before and had important work to do.
Synopsis: The first chapter in a long science fiction novel set in the not too distant future about a planet on the far edge of the galaxy where just about everything is legal, and a ship's crew on shore leave there. No, he had only one interest in his life now, one solitary passion that consumed his every waking moment.