By Jessica Speart
Agressive and self sufficient, agent Rachel Porter has lengthy been a thorn within the facet of the U.S. Fish and natural world provider -- and for her sins, she's been assigned to distant Montana. during this chilly, windswept state of non-public militias and survivalists, grizzlies are being killed at an alarming expense. And whereas following up on a rumor that somebody from the neighborhood Blackfeet tribe is dependable, Rachel uncovers a good extra bad fact: local american citizens are mysteriously disappearing to boot. during this land that the Unabomber known as domestic, it seems that endangered animals and people are both reasonable video game. And the following casualty might be one gutsy natural world agent who refuses to enable drowsing bears lie.
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Not only were their coats pathetically scraggly, but the ribs in their bodies were showing. Each couldn’t have weighed more than twenty-ﬁve pounds. Glaringly clear was the fact that they needed to be with their mother. This was the time of year when bears are in a state of hyperphagia, or what’s known as a feeding frenzy, when they view the world as one large garbage can. Days are spent chowing down on everything edible in a last-ditch effort to load up on calories before their long winter sleep.
That snapped Jonesy back to reality. “Sorry. ” Talk about your ego boosts. Maybe it was time I had my breakfast with a different sort of crowd. “It was what the babe was wearing. ” He chuckled at the memory while pouring me a reﬁll, most of which landed in my saucer. ” Now I remembered why I ate at this place. The joint was a magnet for some of the best information around. Eagle feathers can be owned only by Native Americans, and then purely for ceremonial purposes. Any other use is illegal. ” How apropos.
It was only a matter of time before they’d be shot, or left to slowly starve to death. ” Running’s gaze never wavered, and I knew the man wasn’t lying. S. Fish and Wildlife policy. Orphaned adolescents like these were considered no more than casualties, and left to die. Running had broken the law by picking them up. Either he was a man with conscience who also played by his own set of rules, or he was just plain mercenary. Everything that lives and breathes can be used to make a buck. That goes from the stuff beneath our feet all the way up to the very treetops.
A Killing Season by Jessica Speart