High above the Earth, so high that the Earth's cities are only visible by the light they produce during the night, there sits a mountain made of steel and iron and aluminum. This mountain sits with the narrow end pointed towards the Earth, illuminated by reflected Earthlight. On what most would think of as the bottom, there is a city. A city surrounded by farmland, with spires of steel and glass, and one central tower that extends all the way above the city's protective dome. A dome clear as glass and stronger than steel, protecting the city and its inhabitants from the empty vacuum of space. Stretching down from the base of the dome was all variety of apparatus' designed for use in deep space. Massive hangars, mining equipment for smelting ore, weapon systems capable of rending ships in two, and more such devices were built into the hull of that vast ship, and the two space suited figures walking between the massive devices looked as small as ants.
"Why does this place have to be so d