When everyone else is gone, Oregon is left entirely to Jim – but maybe he isn’t alone after all.
When Niarrouu matures from the Mothervine, their podself is taken to the great Shaping Hall where they will choose their bodies.
You’re enjoying summer vacation in a hammock when spaceman shows up with a warning about aliens. This is only the beginning of strange in this story.
A story about family, war, and “aliens,” that is purposely oblique and conjoins a mystery about family rituals, as well as one for the reader.