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Veneration of the Hunter

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The Mother sustains...but she can also take.

I’ve been warned that the longer one remains in the sacred valley, the deeper the soul buries itself there. But to earn my place as hunter, I must complete the rite; I must nourish the forest ground with the spilt blood of my kill lest it be my own that sanctifies the soil. It is decided. I hunter, or am I prey?

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Paperback, 296 pages
Published October 13th 2019 by INKonceivable LLC
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Ellie Mitchell
Mar 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing

A seventeen year old hunter has gone into the woods to make his first kill. It is tradition among his people, serving to ‘sever the metaphorical tie’ between the hunters and their mother’s. If the hunter should succeed in his task, then he will be considered a man. However, this would-be hunter’s right of passage doesn’t get off to a good start and he soon finds himself torn- is he to be the predator, or the prey?


Our hunter to be, Sysklar is cautious in nature, feeling imperfect
Please Pass the Books
Jan 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Veneration of the Hunter by Ren Behan is a coming of age prehistoric fiction novel that follows a young man who has been removed from his clan in order to complete the rite of passage. He is meant to hunt, but struggles in accomplishing this despite multiple opportunities. He fumbles through the days and nights, thinking of ”the Mother” (nature) and her ability to give as generously as she takes away. Soon, he becomes the hunted. Hunted by predators. Hunted by the elements. Hunted by death. As h ...more
Terry  Aretz
Oct 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A compelling dark fantasy that I couldnt put down. Thought provoking main character that grabs you and takes you on an amazing journey.
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