“The Bastard of Indulgence”

An Intriguing New Book by Lord Toph

“The Bastard of Indulgence” by Lord Toph 

Published by Monté CrisToph Literature, 2019 

Short Story Word Count (approx. 2,687 words)

“The Bastard of Indulgence” (Book Description) “The Bastard of Indulgence” is a short story written in light verse and is essentially meant to be rather comedic, by entertaining the aspect of humor which can ironically be found even in the most absurd forms of reason. Reason is often substituted by the ruse of inexplicable rationalizing by individuals who simply need to have their way or get what they want at all times. As there are many individuals who feel the need to feed their id or ego incessantly, there are of course certain people that far exceed this general description. 

“The Bastard of Indulgence” signifies such an individual whose innermost urges are triggered by something within his makeup (unbeknownst to him) which charges him to constantly fill the need of his uttermost desires. This innate drive may occur impulsively with no signal or sign as to why it compelled him to do a certain thing, act a certain way, say something insipid or unbefitting. He somehow is generally inclined to say or do exactly what he wants, despite the circumstances.

Nevertheless, these “urges” or desires, so to say, albeit they are more of necessities to him, become nuisances as well as hindrances to his acquaintances and peers from day to day.  Get your copy here!

Author, Lord Toph has written many books in short story form, some of which have yet to be released for publication. Aside from his short story fiction for children, “Five Old Wives’ Tales” was his first short story work to be published, which is actually a collection of five poetic vignettes. Other short story works to look for from Lord Toph are The Pauper & the Sylph, The Surreality of Cape & Cod, Chae Chaplin the Vampire, Some Strange Soup, Peledianus & the Sirens, Heaven, Tea & Sweet Potato Pie… And many other intriguing tales. 

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