Some things cannot be mended with baling twine.
The silence of the drought has settled across remote Paddle Creek Station since Clayton’s older brother died. It is a death Clayton can’t remember, and one that his parents won’t discuss. Worse still, Clayton can’t mention his brother’s name without upsetting his father who insists everything will be okay once it rains again.
As if hearing his call, a fox-like spirit called Waringa appears. It informs Clayton there is a demon lurking in the dust storms on their farm who holds the rain spirits hostage. Desperate for rain to return, Clayton follows Waringa’s advice, but as Waringa guides Clayton towards his final battle with the demon, he unearths more than just dust on their sheep station. His quest brings his whole family closer to the abandoned homestead where his brother died; and Clayton begins to uncover raw wounds, and hidden memories begin to surface.
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