Speaking from personal experience building an entirely alien ecosystem is a very complex process. Heed this advice but keep your tongue in your cheek.
Interesting. If you only change about ten or fifteen nouns (change Russia for some planet, and carriage for airspeeder) you could insert the first ten chapters of Leo Tolstoy's 1870's "Anna Karenina" into the 2017 release of Timothy Zahn's Star Wars novelization "Thrawn" without noticing. They have very similar themes and a compatable feel. One wonders if Zahn is a fan of the classics?
When the internet is only working sometimes and it is very hard to post.
Just a friendly reminder that the favorite (by the numbers) human pet is a tiny apex predator that earned its place in our hearts by killing all the little parasite carriers that were carrying the parasites, that carried the parasites that were killing us.
The chickens are pecking away at the grain and they have more processing power than my current internet connection will allow. Best of luck.
Betty Adams is an up and coming author with a bent for science and Sci-fi.