The Story on Fatman

Fatman Descends is a serial novella that was published in every-weekday installments between November 1, 2013 and January 10, 2014. Set in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood, it explores what happens after light-rail construction opens a portal to the underworld. Standing between Frogtown and the vengeful undead is a neighborhood eccentric, Fatman.

The complete version of Fatman, broken into serialized episodes, is available free in the Archives.

Didn’t get enough last time? Fatman is back, starting Halloween 2014, in Duke Is Dead. Find out more and subscribe to receive a 500-word installment every weekday at

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