A wizard on the run. A comedian with a family and his own starship. The galaxy isn’t ready for Mort and Chuck.
When Mordecai The Brown (a.k.a Mort) fled Earth, he thought he was just bumming a ride. But vintage comic Chuck Ramsey and his eccentric family of star nomads grew on him. An ever-moving target, Chuck’s starship, the Radio City, would be the perfect way to stay ahead of the Convocation death squads sent to hunt Mort down. And Chuck, ever the opportunist, finds no shortage of ways to make use of having access to his own personal wizard (just don’t let Mort hear you call him that).
With the stars as their home, the crew of the Radio City roam the galaxy looking to stay one gig’s work ahead of the fuel bills. And when they can’t, well… let’s just say that morals are for suckers. Chuck Ramsey may be a lot of things, but he’s no sucker. That’s one thing he and Mort have in common.
The other is a bright-eyed, quick-witted, sticky-fingered young man named Brad Ramsey—a boy who needs all the father figures in his life that he can get.
Black Ocean: Mirth & Mayhem delves into the origins of two vagabonds making their living among the stars. Mort is a wizard coming to grips with a life on the run and estrangement from the comforts and respect he had on Earth. Brad is an impressionable youth, too clever for his—or anyone’s—good. And Chuck Ramsey is the mold that Brad’s trying to break out of, which is harder than he could ever have dreamed.
Black Ocean: Mirth & Mayhem is just getting started. Stay tuned for adventures with Chuck, Mort, and young Brad starting summer 2021.
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