Take a wizzer ride down Tumbleton Ave, and get up close and personal with the diverse inhabitants of Port Alveridge. Alveridgea is a world full of complicated and unforgettable characters. As in any great narrative, these characters run the gamut from loveable, brave, heroic, courageous and valiant to the villainous, corrupt, and detestable.
Arthur Snout, better known as Lonely Dog, is orphaned hound who grew up on the working-class side of Port Alveridge.
“His first chords were the ones I taught him! Now that’s an umbilical chord that can’t be broken! He plays guitar now exactly as I showed him then.”
“We became companions, strange as that may seem, a kitterling and a houndling. He was a perfect gentleman even then, so strange for a hound.”
“Hounds have been riding bikes, cruising the streets, and howling out loud for generations.
You could call me the Mayor of the Wild!”
Baron is sole guardian of all things historical in Alveridgea, the line between reality, imagination and exaggeration is blurred beyond recognition.
‘…Like a love Puppet on a string with a heart of wood and glue I gave my soul and my everything just like Momma said to do…’
Some folk say he’s the Devil, some folk claim he’s Divine. The tales and myths about him are as tangled as an old Tumblewood Tree.
His full title, as emblazoned in gold plate on his palatial office door, is ‘Mayor & Colonel A K Ruddegan, President & CEO’