Gusper thought he was happy with his life in the woods of Umbria. He lived harmoniously by himself for years, with only occasional trips to Wist for supplies and the absolute necessity. Will this all change for him?
After people start mysteriously disappearing from the small town of Wist, they find themselves fleeing into the dangerous woods of Umbria. Looking to Gusper for guidance, he is faced with a decision to take on human interaction in a big way, or stay to himself and continue his serene but lonely existence.
In a moral dilemma of bravery against self-preservation, Gusper finds himself torn between right and wrong, as the town of Wist struggles with the decision to face or flee from an unseen enemy either way they will surely test their survival skills in the dark woods of Umbra. The one thing they all have in common is that they are Betwixt and must choose a path to pursue. New author Brenda C. Watson delivers an exciting tale full of excitement, heartbreak, and enchantment. Will Gusper help the town of Wist to safety? Will the town of Wist accept Gusper for who he truly is? Come along on the journey to find out!
©2009 Brenda C. Watson (P)2009 Tate Publishing
The narrator was not very good. I still muddled through and found the story ok for most of it, then strange by the end. The story line was rough and didn't seem to have a clear direction. I would only recommend this if you didn't have to pay for it in any way.
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