What started out fun has deteriorated into incredibly irritating.
This may be a DNF - there are less annoying monster stories out there.
And if he calls geckos slimy lizard things one more time I'm going to scream.
(I'd throw it across the room, but I can't afford a replacement Kindle at the moment)
They may be related to lizards, but they are not slimy.
That would be a newt.