“Seven Drums” by Sheldon Lee Compton

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Fights with Earth is the daughter of the chief of a tribe; a tribe which has taken in two men hunting buffalo, one of them ending up having a child with Fights with Earth. Now she has been captured, and it is up to the two men to find and rescue her, before her brother Dancing Wind loses his temper.


Seven Drums

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About the Author
Sheldon Lee Compton is the author of three books, most recently the novel Brown Bottle (Bottom Dog Press, 2016). His stories can be found in WhiskeyPaper, decomP, New World Writing, PANK, Monkeybicycle, DOGZPLOT, and elsewhere. He was cited in Best Small Fictions 2015 and Best Small Fictions 2016.
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