In the eternal shade
This is a novella concerning modern disillusionment, gender roles, and interpersonal relationships. Leon, Cheryl, and Alex are a family that lives outside of a small Indiana town, near a small stand of trees. Leon is working on a graphic novel based on the journal of great-great-great-grandfather, Cheryl is a trained veterinarian who is working at a job below her qualifications, and Alex is an eight-year-old girl with an imagination that is just starting to butt up against the real world. A fox with mange takes up residence in the shed where Leon does most of his work; Cheryl decides to try ...