A satire of conventional Christmas tales and noir, The fats Man makes the ideal reward for the literary-minded.
A hardboiled elf is framed for homicide in a North Pole global that performs reindeer video games for retains, and the place favourite vacation characters dwell complicated lives past December.
Fired from his longtime task as captain of the Coal Patrol, two-foot-three inch 1,300-year-old elf Gumdrop Coal is indignant. he is one in every of Santa's unique elves, encouraged through the fats man's imaginative and prescient to carry pleasure to teenagers on that one special occasion every year. yet someplace alongside the best way issues went bitter for Gumdrop. perhaps it used to be providing one too many lumps of coal for the Naughty record. probably it is the conspiracy opposed to Christmas that he is commencing to feel down each chimney. both manner, North Pole disillusionment is not anything new: a few elves brood with a bottle of nog, attempting to put out of your mind their very own want record. a few get well. a few get sour. Gumdrop Coal desires revenge. Justice is the one factor he understands, and so he comes to a decision to provide a significant wakeup name to oldsters who cannot retain their vile offspring from touchdown at the Naughty checklist. but if one dad or mum lands up lifeless, his eye shot out with a purple Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot diversity version BB gun, Gumdrop Coal needs to study 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 sizeable, and live on a detailed stumble upon with twelve very offended drummers and their violent buddies. The terrible fact lurking at the back of the gingerbread doorways of Kringle city might spell the top of Christmas-and of the fats guy himself. Holly Jolly!