Mat Jenin is a classical Malay folk story, about a young boy named Jenin who pluck coconut for a living. The story is mainly about his dream, which is basically a business plan to be a successful cattle farmer.
Jenin's Business Plan:
- Pluck and sell as many coconut as he can
- Buy chickens, start a poultry farm.
- Buy goats, run a goat farm
- Buy cows, start a cattle farm, and get rich.
- Marry a beautiful young lady.
But, the story ended in a tragic way, with Jenin fell from a coconut tree while daydreaming.
So, I came up with this idea. What if Mat Jenin is actually a classic Sci-Fi story? So I came up with this idea.
The story will begin with Jenin, get up after fell down from that coconut tree. He lost his memories but only some fragments of his last dream remained. Which is coconut, chicken, goat, and cow. And he started to build a 'cow machine' to create cow from the 'secret ingredient'.
This story is actually a spin off Mat Jenin, with a blend of alchemy and steampunk elements.
Here's the preview of the poster/cover.