The Fat Man: A Tale of North Pole Noir

The Fat Man: A Tale of North Pole Noir

A satire of conventional Christmas tales and noir, The fats Man makes the correct reward for the literary-minded.

A hardboiled elf is framed for homicide in a North Pole international that performs reindeer video games for retains, and the place favourite vacation characters stay complicated lives past December.

Fired from his longtime activity as captain of the Coal Patrol, two-foot-three inch 1,300-year-old elf Gumdrop Coal is offended. he is certainly one of Santa's unique elves, encouraged by way of the fats man's imaginative and prescient to deliver pleasure to young ones on that one big day every year. yet someplace alongside the best way issues went bitter for Gumdrop. probably it was once supplying one too many lumps of coal for the Naughty record. probably it is the conspiracy opposed to Christmas that he is commencing to experience down each chimney. both means, North Pole disillusionment is not anything new: a few elves brood with a bottle of nog, attempting to disregard their very own want record. a few recuperate. a few get sour. Gumdrop Coal desires revenge. Justice is the one factor he is familiar with, and so he makes a decision to offer a significant wakeup name to folks who cannot maintain their vile offspring from touchdown at the Naughty record. but if one dad or mum lands up useless, his eye shot out with a pink Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot variety version BB gun, Gumdrop Coal needs to examine who framed him and why. alongside the way in which he will break out the life-sucking crops of the Mistletoe Forrest, conflict the notorious Tannenbomb colossal, and live on an in depth stumble upon with twelve very indignant drummers and their violent buddies. The terrible fact lurking in the back of the gingerbread doorways of Kringle city may perhaps spell the tip of Christmas-and of the fats guy himself. Holly Jolly!

Show sample text content

Download sample