Deucalion (2013)

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Categories: Fiction
He watched them for a moment with his mind, then smiled and sat back in Leani’s favourite chair. Soon they would arrive. And he would be waiting to greet them.
    Above the plain, the twin moons wer
...e both full, and the night sky was tinged with purple. The Wieta called it a ‘hunter’s sky’, but that was only out of habit. There were few hunts any more. What need for hunting, when the offworlders fed you and clothed you and told you where you could live? When they treated you like cubs instead of hunters. When, like cubs, you took what they forced upon you, without complaint, because the alternative was worse than their derision.
    There was no law against hunting, of course, but the Yorum and the slow-moving Utiina had drifted away from the lands that were left to the Wieta, and few would follow them as far as the Ranges, especially as it meant leaving the safety of the Reserve, and risking what lay beyond.
    Rael closed his eyes and remembered his father’s hunting stories.
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