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Preservation: A DRMR Short Story


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Memories are the most dangerous beast.

Kari Akagi is ex-British Special Forces, augmented by her government to be the prime soldier. In the wake of a devastating attack that cost her her legs, she has a new mission - protecting South Africa's endangered species as a ranger for the Kruger National Park game reserve.

The number of animals within the reserve is rapidly dwindli
Kindle Edition, 62 pages
Published April 26th 2017
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May 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is another deftly written story from Michael Patrick Hicks. Michael’s work often contains a strong social conscience and that is very much the case with this novelette. Preservation is about a cyborg tasked with protecting the South African wildlife inside of a National Park. Poachers are leaving a trail of rhino corpses as they butcher without remorse in the hope of making some big money on the black market and it is up to Kari Agaki to seek and destroy.

Preservation takes a futuristic glan
May 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Don't mess with these park rangers.

This short story packs a punch. Michael Patrick Hicks weaves a tale that I could totally see in today's news. It was fantastic to read about the underside, and see how someone takes on the darkness.

Be warned, it tugs at the emotions.

I originally read this in the Cyborg Chronicles anthology.
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Michael Patrick Hicks is the author of Broken Shells: A Subterranean Horror Novella, Mass Hysteria, an Audiobook Listeners Choice Awards Horror Finalist, and Convergence, an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Finalist. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association and the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers.

In addition to his own works of original fiction, he has written for the online publi

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