It’s no secret that we at the Star love the work of Evan Dahm. His tales set within the flat earth fantasy world Overside have provided some of the finest examples of webcomics in the past ten years. Without ever using particularly human-looking characters, the Overside tales explore all facets of that thing people are wont to call Humanity.
It all starts with Rice Boy, a 400+ page work of extraordinary richness that one can hardly read without wishing to re-read. Before Rice Boy proper, however, is this short story, Settling Down.
We plan to bring you the entirety of Rice Boy itself as soon as we secure the artist’s blessing, but for now: this is your introduction.