Ever have one of those lifetimes where nothing seems to go right? Failing cartoon writer, Millard Mudd, had sunk deep into one. Living hermit-like and existing on a strict alcohol diet, Mudd's world had collapsed. But one day everything changed when a dog named Lucky entered his life. You see, what made Lucky no ordinary dog was his ability to talk. And what made Lucky invaluable was his ability to teach Mudd how to write again. But, what made Lucky dangerous was his ability to get inside Mudd's head and bring out his darkest side.