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Jak's curiosity has always set him apart from the other young rakuun, but for the most part his clan has accepted his odd ways—until he finds a mysterious object that just might be a relic of the ones Before.

His discovery sparks an adventure that will lead him far from his home and into the dangerous lands beyond. As dreams and visions of the days Before compel him onward
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Jako Malan
Apr 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Humanity has gone, but whispers of those before live on in the collective conscience and oral tradition of the talking animals that now inhabit the earth. Jak, a Rakuun, discovers a discarded cellular telephone and takes it back to his den.

Though the batteries are run down there isn’t any reception in a post-human world, the curious find leads the young raccoon to discover things he may have been happier without. His journey to find answers leave behind a trail of tragedy. It is not stated outri
Dec 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Signal is an emotionally thrilling adventure in a post-human world. Fully engaging from word one, the story was both gripping and relatable, heartbreaking and beautiful. Another solid book from one of the finest writers in furry fiction.
James Steele
Dec 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
When a raccoon finds a cell phone in the forest, he begins to have visions of the people who lived Before. People who died long ago, leaving the animals to form their own societies. Though far too short, it tells a tantalizing story full of more questions than answers. The characters are all memorable, and they don’t know what’s going on either, which makes watching what happens to them engaging (sometimes disturbing), and all of it leads to a poignant conclusion that doesn't provide many answer ...more
Jul 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
When I see stories about discovering the world that came before its often a more nostalgic look back at was was or what might disappear. Signal takes a far different road and it was interesting to see it develop. The wonders of mankind aren't always so wonderful and as their influence grows Jak has to decide what's more important to him and if he made the right choice in the end. I like the way the old world of humans was presented along with the influence it had over those who came to know more ...more
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Renee Carter Hall writes fantasy and science fiction for adults who never quite grew up, with occasional excursions into dark fantasy, poetry, and stories for children and teens. Talking animals slip into her stories whenever they get a chance, and her work has been influenced by storytellers from a range of media, including Steven Spielberg, Ray Bradbury, and Jim Henson. Her most recent book, the ...more

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