Gaiman shared the piece shortly after the passing of the beloved rock star. According to his Facebook announcement, he wrote it “to illustrate some beautiful Yoshitaka Amano images of Bowie and Iman.”
The short story, entitled The Return of The Thin White Duke, can also be found in Gaiman’s short fiction collection, Trigger Warning. Click on this link to read the full piece. Follow this link to hear the author read a portion of the story.