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Short Story – The Hunters – A Thanksgiving story

An appropriately seasonal offering in my unofficial celebration of National Short Story Week, today’s featured short story comes from Crysta at

In The Hunters – A Thanksgiving story Crysta assumes the mind of a young Native American girl separated from her family and tribe by the encroachment of white invaders intent on removing native peoples from the ancient tribal lands they have known for countless millenia. In former times, this meant by any means possible, including hunting them down and slaughtering them like animals.

The survival skills she has learned over her upbringing enable the small child to fend for herself, despite the approach of harsh winter weather. Especially when much-needed help arrives from an unexpected quarter.

A well-written tale of the beauty of life in the wilderness, even in the face of imminent danger, Crysta captures the thoughts of her subject in a magical way.

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This entry was posted on November 20, 2014 by in Fiction, Literary reviews, Review, Short stories.

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