Pollux’s Seven Stories collects a series of offbeat, illustrated short stories set in the oceanside town of San Tesifonte, California. In Merci Beaucoup Pour Le Sel, a petty, vindictive boss learns of forces more powerful than him in the form of an insulted zodiacal sign. In Dream Caused by a Plate of Prawns That Lucian's Mother Made Him Eat, a young man wakes up laughing and his mother makes him eat a dish of prawns. In The Shunpike, love causes distraction on the road. In Bless Us, Skiron, the northwest wind intervenes in a marriage. In The Nanulak of Lunchtime, imagination and inspiration awkwardly join forces with corporate goals. In Watteau, a dispute over a cheese tray escalates into a potentially dangerous confrontation. In Mortero Canyon tells the tale of a homework assignment that leads a family into the bowels of Mortero Canyon.