The First Leaf

$39.45

A Collection of short stories with environmental themes set in a milieu following the  anthropocene extinction of human and animal life on Earth. It portrays the perspective of  plants that had witnessed 5 previous extinctions in history and now dystopian aftermath of the sixth. The translator is a human-algal hybrid with insights from a planterly perspective, of the plant kingdom of which he was genetically abridged. This purely scientific fantasy is meant to capture the pathos of a love story set in the adventure of a detective novel.

Price History

  Ask a Question
Category: Tag:

Description

A series of short stories with environmental themes set in a milieu following the  anthropocene extinction of human and animal life on Earth. From Aloe-Vera to tea leaves, these members of the phylum, viridi-plantae can be seen as citizens of a community that harmoniously share a common trunk. The common ancestor to all leaves was the algae that gad crept onto dry land eons before creatures. They have sustained and indeed made animal life tenable for millions of solar cycles which modern society calls years. As such, they have witnessed at least 5 creature extinctions on our planet. The impending sixth extinction, The Anthropocene Extinction, was tentatively staved off in solving the diminishing food supply by abridging the genome of algae into that of human beings so that they could create their own energy, not by devouring plants and other creatures but through photo-synthesis.  In so doing, the planterly experience of a humble leaf became inherited and transliterated by one such human-algal hybrid.  His eponymous name was Salgal. It is the 4.57 billionth solar cycle in what modern humans called the year 2998.  Earth has suffered a devastating pandemic of ancient viruses released from the primordial icecaps thanks to climate change and that has obliterated most red-blooded creatures. Contemporaneous society has been obliged to live in the cooler climes of the Antarctic region…

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “The First Leaf”

Your email address will not be published.

No more offers for this product!

General Inquiries

There are no inquiries yet.