Junker Jane thought she knew animals from men… then she learned better. A Halloween tale in the world of The Last Brigade.
The Hairy Men had always lived in the forests and mountains. The tribes knew of them and respected them as friends. They became Junker Jane’s trusted friends, too, with whom she freely shared the bounty of the hunt. So when one of her friends needed her help, Jane didn’t hesitate to risk her life to save him. Only when she faced death for her friend did she realize the humanity of the Hairy Man, and the animal nature of those called Men.
Length: 11,000 words, 38 pages