In the Misty Isles, in the land of Hlowbourne, races of magical creatures still live. One of these is the silkie -- seals in the water, humans on land. But they are not friendly to humans as Allard, a half-silkie learns. Aided by her faithful hunting cat Cathal, Allard must make a fateful choice one dark night. This product is a rather long short story. When you purchase the e-story you will receive an email from me that contains a CLICK HERE link which will take you to where the story is located in "the cloud". Once there you can read the story on your device (phone, tablet, computer) or print it out to read later. Your choice! And just for your reading pleasure, the story is a "flip book" -- the pages turn themselves. Enjoy! P.S. If you intend this e-story to be a gift, make sure you send me your recipient's email address!