In a small East Texas community, we find what appears to be a pleasant festive nativity scene at a local residence inhabited
by a self-imposed recluse whom the local townsfolk simply call "Gecko".
All seems well on this barren landscape...
A rare sighting of Mr. Gecko indicates that, despite rumors of his cold-blooded nature, he must have a warm heart as
he trims his Christmas tree.
There's talk of a disfiguring "skin condition" that plaques Mr. Gecko. Unfortunately a flare-up has
coincided with the Christmas season. Bizarre mood swings seem to have ensued.
The following images are graphic to say the least, but they give a grim insight as to the true nature of this beast called
Gecko. To the right of the picture can be seen yet a glimpse of the carnage.
As if the cold-hearted toppling of wisemen and Holy Family alike were not enough, the Gecko clearly basks in his evil
deed as he suffocates the elder of the wisemen.
And then he tramples over his prey, victorious.
The scene is horrific...
With one wiseman left standing and miraculously an unscathed baby Jesus oblivious to the tragedy...the Gecko plots his
The enraged sociopath quickly navigates the terrain to complete his rampage by ravaging the remaining two.
One can only speculate at this point, but the final picture on the photographer's roll of film seems to indicate
that Gecko spotted our brave correspondent....and thus, perhaps as documentation of his demise, our photographer manages
to capture one more image of this grizzly cold-blooded killer.