Chapter 31: Dian Mu dines

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Dian Mu had dined in an abandoned mine 200 kilometers from Guangzhou, an underground cavern carved out of raw stone according to a master plan laid down in geology. All minerals of use had long since been extracted, but the space had been converted into a dinner theater.

The food and theatrics were equal parts tomorrow and yesterday, the future and the past, forward looking and backward looking. Dinner had been informed by — according to the program — Nero Wolfe’s favourites combined with misinformed readings of paleontology by American…



In the near future in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta, climate change is making the legendary creatures of China angry enough to take drastic measures. Follow the schemes and seductions of dragons, Tesla-driving gods and immortal humans as they fight in the shadows.

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Michael Barnard

Advisor Agora & ELECTRON. Founder distnc & TFIE. Publish on low-carbon transformation and related politics.