“What everyone want to see,” the crow said, “is someone getting eaten. Preferably someone who deserves it.”
A flock of crows saves a young girl from her mother, who made a deal with dark spirits—a life in exchange for sorcerous power. But it’s the middle of winter and the middle of a blizzard, and the dark spirits aren’t exactly going to leave them alone out in the abandoned junk yard where the crows have been hiding her.
Can old Machado the crow keep the girl alive? More importantly, can he make sure that she never becomes the monster that her mother is?
17 tales that tell the truth about what a monster is, what a true monster does, and how to free souls from the monsters all around it…