dealing with how to avoid work, those horrible moments between coffee and wine . . .
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A disenchnted spell-caster, a feeding disorder and phobic vampire with a penchant for TV talk shows, an inept shapeshifter, a militaristic saint, and a suferesque Viking are aligned in a mission to find the answer to unanswerable questions, drink coffee, and slaughter vaguely annoying bystanders. in the course of their journey, they encounter a vareity of Famous Dead Guys, Mythic Creatures, and Horrendous Jokes. Under the dominion of a partriarchal authority figure they stumble blindly through layers of past, present, and future, only to find that No One will help them.
"The elves insist that love doesn't go anywhere. They say it's an illusion." He sipped blood from a pint mug.
"Yeah, elves say that about everything. You can't even get one to admit her own exsistence."