"My style is the outcome of an entire life’s research. I’ve worked fifty years to find the approach I now have. Ideally, one day I will find a way to tell a story with one simple line," Pratt said. In his passion to find that simple line that reduces storytelling to the bare essentials – the desert became for him the ideal location for telling a story. What’s more difficult for a graphic novelist than bringing to life the straight line of the horizon? Here, among the pages of The Scorpions of the Desert, or The Man from Somalia, you can see some of the best examples of Pratt’s magical vision.