The Shaman's Apprentice: Eyes from Afar by Kris Coeur
Approx. 2,530 words.
Published on October 22, 2010.
A tenured anthropology professor is recording his initiation as a shaman into a Northern Michigan tribe. The ritual involves the passing on of an oral tradition. However, a voice heard whispering into the recorder begs to differ about the exact content of the tale in question. The real story is far more chilling than the professor could ever imagine.