Jack in the Green
by Charles de Lint
Jack in the Green is an original novella, set in the fictional Southwestern desert city of Santo del Vado Viejo, and is available here for the first time in any format. Best friends Maria and Luz grew up in the barrio and were inseparable until Luz left town. They lose track of one another until one day, while cleaning rich people's homes, Maria spots Luz among a gang robbing the house next door.