Victor Toledo went to Titan to reprogram and tame its machine biosphere. Doctor Chinni Merchant has made it her mission to stop him. The feral robots of the petroleum jungle want to strip the flesh from their bones.

Cut off from help, the engineer and the biologist must cooperate not only to survive in, but understand the hostile wilderness.

PETROLEA is an illustrated novella by Daniel Bensen and Simon Roy about conservation, morality, and love in a nest of robot dragons.


A Brief History of Petrolea (for some basic background)

Why Save the Mechanical Rainforest? (for some discussion on the philosophy of environmentalism starting here, and continuing here)

Imagining Dragons (for some charismatic megafauna)

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