Floyd Cervenka has issues. He's lost his health insurance, he's hallucinating, and the bank wants to foreclose on his home. To make matters worse, he's finding and dreaming about severed body parts, and limbless ghosts are haunting him.
A story about restlessness, travel, gentrification, alcohol, sex, friendship, and organic burgers, told from the point of view of a 34-year old who should have found his direction in life a long time ago.
"In the Kingdom of the Gargoyles" is a bittersweet short story about the life of an artist and the cascade of snowballing ironies in that life. The artist is Everyman, but with innermost feelings revealed too graphically for comfort. The artist's works present a corrupting temptation to those around him, yet he considers himself the most corrupted of all.