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Warming Demon

5.0 of 5 stars 5.00  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In a world devastated by massive climate change, the Chinese government holds the key to terraforming distant planets. A handful of wealthy and academically gifted Chinese citizens are selected to journey by spacecraft and colonize a new world.

Humankind envies those chosen for the voyage. But for Senya, a part Chinese, part Caucasian six-year-old from Hong Kong, life in t
ebook, 22 pages
Published 2011 by Pixiu Press
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Cathy  Keaton
This is a sci-fi short story about a little Chinese girl who has only 1/4 Caucasian DNA, yet she is discriminated against for not being all Chinese. In this tale, Earth is dying, and a new planet has been discovered for some humans, but not white ones. White people are not allowed to go and populate the new planet, and must stay and die on Earth. But, Senya wants to stay and fight the Warming Demon, that which is killing the earth, but is not allowed, and she goes to great measures to seem white ...more
What an intense and bittersweet short story!
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Feb 22, 2012 Camille Picott rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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I've always felt that minority characters are under-represented in the genre of speculative fiction (science fiction and fantasy). I have noticed a growing awareness of this among the hard-core fan base, but change is slow. As a person of mixed race (half Chinese, half Caucasian), some part of me has always struggled to find characters I could identify with racially.

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