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The Greenest Gecko

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After an unusual public incident in which the frail, elderly president is revitalized, geckos are now considered to bring good luck. At the Ministry of Merit, Fon is secretly in charge of building the next Gecko Cannon for the family of president Bankim’s eightieth birthday. She is honored to be assigned this duty and works diligently to create and deliver this ...more
ebook, 28 pages
Published February 1st 2017 by Tor Books
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ambyr
Desperately in need of proofreading. Some interesting ideas that ultimately descend into painful cliche. As a satire of Thai politics, maybe it's more compelling; I don't know Thai politics well enough to pick out subtleties.
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Feb 04, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
While the story is set in a near future country of Pailand, it is very relevant in today world. The greenest gecko is a chilling reminder of how we all can be easily manipulated by the powerful.
After an unusual public incident in which the frail, elderly President is revitalized, geckos are now considered to bring good luck. At the Ministry of Merit, Fon is secretly in charge of building the next Gecko Mortar for the president for life family, to be deployed during the president's son's
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