During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
"Alive [in the Face of Death],"was a manner of exploring death. The others were quite dark, with a black base and decorated on top for a skull formation. But, she was the only one who was rendered in white, and she had more of a delicate, Day of the Dead feeling. Sometimes, these designs are more involved — with flowers and roses. Even though she is quite full-on with the makeup, I wanted her to be softer — her teardrops are mournful. They're made of Swarovski crystals."