Goose Maiden

Myriad Lands, volume 1, August 2016

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Far to the north, winter drags on, and the animals have disappeared. No hunters return with laden sleds. One woman must face down an angry spirit to save her people.

This is the first story I've written with a main character who comes from a culture radically different from my own. I hope the story shows that I've done so with respect.

As with so many of my stories, part of the inspiration came from watching birds in the wild. In this case, the birds were snow geese.