Tales From Gitchigami

Shades of a Warrior


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13 year-old BJ Maki expects a summer of TV, video games, and hanging out with his friends. What he gets is a Trickster, a magical cave, and the return of an evil spirit so terrible, the Ancestors avoided even mentioning its name. This summer, ignorance is no longer an option, participation no longer a question, and survival no longer a guarantee.

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