In Legacy of the Albatross a young New Zealand couple encounter a freighter adrift. They boad it to investigate. Their good intentions are turned into terror as the lone, starving survivor stalks them in the same way he killed and cannibalized other crews members while crossing the line from civilization to madness.
Twenty short stories offer tales of intrigues, humor and irreverence:
A dog named TUX finds a soul mate in a gruf US Senator.
Two veteran art museum docents liberate 'in storage and forgotten' art work so it can once again be loved and adored.
A horse named Buck Helps end the "occupy Denver' standoff.
West Point cadets engage in a undisciplined meatball fight in their huge dining hall.
A British actor outwits the secret service.
Second lieutenants prove they can do (almost) anything.
Two retired NFL players battle the League over the effects of football injuries.
Lovable Chester, janitor at the toilet paper factory intrudes into a hidden ladies only nudist colony and emerges a local hero.
A retired miner fights against mountain top removal ming and wins.
A plant manager gets unexpected help from a local 'Lady Di' to keep his job.
A mine maintenance manager about to be fired is assisted by a lady haulage truck driver - - who turns out to be more than he anticipated.