The Ignoble Nobel Prize Winner

ABOUT M. K. Theodoratus

M. K. Theodoratus
Snarly elves are my specialty. My scattered reviews consider, my take on elves different, even though conflict over magic is a cornerstone of their existence. The general tone of the reviews? My Half-Elven stories are fast-paced, thrilling, exciting, and engaging with strong characters. Ye More...



A down-on-his-luck reporter, Grant Highgrim, stumbles upon the career-making story of his life when his publisher bets him he can’t interview the oldest man alive, a reclusive Nobel prize winner. Highgrim’s chance to reclaim his dignity is on the line.  

Only the assignment isn’t as simple as interviewing a cranky old man for his secrets to a long life. Highgrim arrives at the nursing home on the day a legion of beetle-demons come to claim the soul of Dr. Henry Allsdipp, a Nobel Prize winner in economics. Highgrim must overcome his horror of creepy-crawlies if he’s to save both his interview and his interviewee.

A free short story set in the land of Andor where demons prey upon mankind.