Mud and Salt [NOOK Book]

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"Skin followed Georgie and Matt out of the pickup, his entire body shivering despite the three layers of clothing he wore. Outside the truck, the early-morning November air was crisp, with just a hint of wind that seeped through his camouflage jacket. Skin felt Matt watching him in the semi-darkness, making his shoulder blades itch until Georgie slapped him on the back and handed him a rifle. Once all three were armed, they stood in an empty field a mile from the abandoned Omaha Indian reservation. According to the guy in the bar last night, the

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Mud and Salt

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Overview

"Skin followed Georgie and Matt out of the pickup, his entire body shivering despite the three layers of clothing he wore. Outside the truck, the early-morning November air was crisp, with just a hint of wind that seeped through his camouflage jacket. Skin felt Matt watching him in the semi-darkness, making his shoulder blades itch until Georgie slapped him on the back and handed him a rifle. Once all three were armed, they stood in an empty field a mile from the abandoned Omaha Indian reservation. According to the guy in the bar last night, the alien had been seen in the area the previous afternoon."

"Mud and Salt" was first published in Writers of the Future 16 in September 2000, and it was reprinted in The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook)

"The author clearly understands Wittgenstein’s famous observation about speaking lions, as the alien remains just that—alien... Take your time with this one." — Tangent Online

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011330261
  • Publisher: Michael Jasper
  • Publication date: 6/9/2011
  • Series: Wannoshay Cycle
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 493,044
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Jasper is fascinated with exploring the places where the normal meets the strange. In pursuit of this fascination, he has published nine novels, a story collection, and over six dozen short stories. He created and scripted the groundbreaking, nine-issue digital comic In Maps & Legends with artist Niki Smith. He also runs the publishing company UnWrecked Press. Michael lives with his wife Elizabeth and their two amazing sons in North Carolina, where he's always working on one to three creative endeavors at the same time, which you can track at michaeljasper.net.

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    Growled dont tell me what to do. She doesnt want to talk to you

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