Hedge of Protection by Steve Stanton
Approx. 6,040 words.
Published on August 21, 2013.
Zak Davis visits a famous Haitian shaman in search of the afterlife spirit of his dead wife. "Lots of local atmosphere and colour and a surprising resolution that is not flagged up in the tale." (SF Crowsnest) "The author spoke with authenticity on Haitian culture. The dialogue and characters felt real to me, and I admired how the author crafted the blend of magic and medicine." (Regan Wolfrom)