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The Fox by Arlene Radasky

The Fox
By Arlene Radasky

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In The Fox, you will follow the lives of Jahna and Lovern, two people who lived in what is now Scotland, during the time of the invading Romans. The Romans threatened Jahna and Lovern, their clan and most importantly, the life of their child. They struggled to find a way to stop the coming invasion and in doing so, left traces of their lives.

Aine, an archeologist, is working to rebuild her career and is led by instinct, or a vision (or is it a ghost?) to a hilltop in Scotland.

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Peat smoke darkened the room and firelight struggled to glint off the weapons behind Uncle Beathan, our clan chieftain. I kept my eyes on the weapons so I did not have to look at him. A bronze shield, two spears and two swords -- one short, and one long -- were balanced against the wall. The sword hilts showed our smith’s interpretations of animals, trees and the spi...
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