When the alien Lord Svet hired Shaddo to steal a gladiator known as the Purple Avenger, Shaddo thought he could just get in, get out, and get paid.
But it didn’t work out that way.
He didn’t expect to run afoul of the Emperor Na-Ret – really more of a gangster than a monarch, but don’t tell him that – or find himself fighting the Purple Avenger in a cage match over a tank of hungry bloodworms.
When you’re only six inches tall, even a summer rainstorm is a deadly threat. But that was the least of the problems for the Lilliputian capital city of New Mildendo. When a mob of angry Gullivers threatens, Mayor Yoby has to use his wits to save the minuscule metropolis.
Find out what happens in this funny, satirical short story that brings Jonathan Swift’s classic to the present day.