The Tree Is My Hat


Wolfe's comments from the Introduction to Innocents Aboard

"Let's see... Perhaps I should tell you that 'The Tree Is My Hat' was done as a radio play at the World Horror Convention; Neil Gaiman played Reverend Robbins, and I'm proud of that."


A man recovering from a malaria-like illness is recuperating on a tropical island, where he meets a shark-god in human form.


  • Hanga the Shark God appears again in Wolfe's novel An Evil Guest.

Unresolved Questions

  • Was it A or was it B, or was it X or Z?
  • Was it he or was it she, or was it you or me?
  • Who dunnit?
  • Did the Star Child really start WWIII at the end of 2001?

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