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Broken Hoop, the (1982) [Short Story]
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Catherine Lemaitre is a full-blooded Mohawk living with her adopted French family in Montreal. She goes to school and learns her tribe had been murderers, pagans, and eaters of human flesh, but Nawisga, who works in the family kitchen, secrectly tells her legends of the proud people who once ruled the forests. When Catherine's visions beckon her to step through to a world where the houses have vanished into the trees and buffalo cover the plains, she begins to understand the destiny of her life.

First published in Twilight Zone, June 1982. Reprinted in:

  • Top Fantasy (1985)
  • The Best of Pamela Sargent (1987)

Original title: The Broken Hoop
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Top Fantasy (1985) [Anthology]
      Authors: Marion Zimmer Bradley , Ursula K. Le Guin , Ray Bradbury , Anne McCaffrey , Tanith Lee , Thomas M. Disch , Nancy Springer , Barrington J. Bayley , Ramsey Campbell , Robert Bloch , Brian Lumley , Robert Silverberg , Joe L. Hensley , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , Michael Bishop , Karl Edward Wagner , Pamela Sargent , John Lutz , Terry Carr , Horace. L. Gold , Josh Pachter , Michael Avallone
     Best of Pamela Sargent, the (1987) [Collection]
      Author: Pamela Sargent

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