If I were to commission a short story just for myself, based on all my favourite things, this would be the result. It's like a short version of [b:The Illuminatus! Trilogy: The Eye in the Pyramid/The Golden Apple/Leviathan|57913|The Illuminatus! Trilogy The Eye in the Pyramid/The Golden Apple/Leviathan|Robert Shea|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1349073680s/57913.jpg|813] - metafiction, conspiracies, laugh-out-loud humour, a high creepy factor and enough factual (or factual-sounding) information to make the story temptingly believable - and a penguin. A motherfucking penguin! New. Favourite. Story.