The Winter Sickness
by John Eider
The mountain town of Stove has a secret - that each winter its teenagers are racked with a sickness - fever, anguish, manic behaviour. It is the job of the town’s Special Deputies to contain these wild, hurting youngsters.
Toby is one such Special Deputy. He survived the Winter Sickness as a boy, and now returns each year to help the current sufferers. But at what cost to himself?