Mr. Starbuck was granted an inadvertent reprieve when Millicent Pinchbeck and the Well-Dressed Albatross fell suddenly and inexplicably in love.
Pim Comic Strip
How I came to write Pim
People often ask how I came to write Pim. It seems like a thousand years since I discovered Pim, or that Pim discovered me. Thankfully I kept detailed notes and saved photos from that time. While I can’t swear to the absolute accuracy of what you are about to read, I have done my best to capture the essence of how Pim entered my life.
Arriving at the 86th floor Brad was once again greeted by Ukifune, who announced that they had a different job for him than they’d discussed earlier. Unbeknownst to Brad, Millicent had followed him, and lurked.
Awaiting the ferry that would take him to an interview for a job scrubbing down dog kennels with hand-sanitizer, Brad struck up a conversation with Millicent Pinchbeck. She grew attentive when he spoke of his acquaintanceship with Mr. Starbuck.
In her youth, working as a bounty hunter, Millicent Pinchbeck had once captured Uncle Thales; luring him with a dating app and then delivering him to the authorities for tax evasion. Today, while questioning Thales’ nephew about Mr. Starbuck, she didn’t even sit down.