The Digital Short Story ’22 exhibit includes 9 entertaining stories by the Class of ’23. Next up in our spotlight is Rafael Pearl’s ‘Mr. Hide-and-Seek and the Pugnacious Duke of Molasses’.
THE STORY: Mr. Hide-and-Seek is an extremely efficient hitman, hired to mortally bop the Pugnacious Duke of Molasses upon his dastardly noggin for a pocketful of dubloons. While on the mission, in the dungeons of the Duke’s Palace, Mr. Hide-and-Seek befriends a young girl and rediscovers his humanity while he navigates his priorities and the increasingly disturbing contract he’s accepted.
THE STORYTELLER: Rafael is a simple dude inspired by folklore, comic books and television shows. He grew up drawing comics and cartoons and would like to go out drawing comics and cartoons.