There's really not much to this 30 page story. I have enjoyed previous Dean Koontz novellas including Darkness Under the Sun which promoted What the NThere's really not much to this 30 page story. I have enjoyed previous Dean Koontz novellas including Darkness Under the Sun which promoted What the Night Knows, The Moonlit Mind which promoted 77 Shadow Street and the three Odd Interlude Novellas. Wilderness lacks the length or subject matter to meet the novella criteria. Wilderness is clearly a promotional tool to boost the interest/sales of Innocence.
I believe humanity is better than represented here in the form of a hunter. I have not been overly impressed with Dean's 2013 releases but I will maintain hope for the future.
The 2013 releases of Dean Koontz including Deeply Odd, Wilderness and Innocence have strengthened my belief that religion is not necessary for people to be good, full of wonder, and a benefit to others: http://youtu.be/J-t2ouOLYYw