I Had a Farm
About the Book
2040 is the year in which nothing can be grown from our Earth’s soil anymore. Extreme weather becomes incrementally frequent and devastating, dwindling food production as crops and livestocks die before harvesting. Even seafood isn’t available due to severe pollution. Food becomes increasingly expensive and inaccessible due to the lack of supply. Eventually, the world suffers from hunger. Professor Caesar Claudius MacDonald, an expert with several PhD in Genetics, yearns to alleviate such food shortage. With the help of his assistants Grace Merce and Judson Cotter, Caesar invented a meat animal named proteinball (later called butterballs) which has a 2 year life-cycle, both heat and cold resistance, and is edible down to the bones. His next step is to feed his livestocks with pure chemicals so that meat won’t be competing food with humans. Yet obstacles spawn when his beasts couldn’t digest all the feed. Desperate, he turns to an unexpected yet controversial life form to fill in the DNA of his inventions. With the genes of said creatures he succeeded. However, things further complicate when Caesar finds out that his animals can…
About the Author
Graduated with First Honours and currently teaching, The Sapient Sabre (aka Tim) enjoys creative writing. The English Department of Hong Kong Shue Yan University broadened his horizon with Cultural Studies and more, as well as encouraged him to voice out for the have-nots in our world. He thinks difference, differently!