Pabkin’s One Liner: Corpse looting, ocean exploration and other hijinx!
Marius don Hellespont and his apprentice, Gerd, are professional looters of battlefields. When they stumble upon the corpse of the King of Scorby and Gerd is killed, Marius is mistaken for the monarch by one of the dead soldiers and is transported down to the Kingdom of the Dead.
Just like the living citizens, the dead need a King — after all, the King is God’s representative, and someone needs to remind God where they are.
And so it comes to pass that Marius is banished to the surface with one message: if he wants to recover his life he must find the dead a King. Which he fully intends to do.
Just as soon as he stops running away.
Marius is The Corpse-Rat King, a con man and a thief. He likes things coming to him easy and seems to always have an angle for money making. So what better way to make easy money than looting the bodies of the dead?
This wasn’t just a comedy though, it was about self discovery…discovering how big of a wanker you really were/are. HAHA, and maybe even wanting to do something about it. I have to admit there were points where I felt the storyline dragged but Marius kept me well enough entertained that I didn’t mind so much. I’m looking forward to seeing more of his misadventures.
“The Ruler of the Dead, in his dead man’s clothes, sitting upon his throne of dead man’s shit. It was all so perfect.”
Tabitha the Pabkins
The Corpse Rat King
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