A 1930s B movie actor returns to his mother's side in rural Idaho for the funeral of his father, killed helping clear up after the derailment of a circus train. The official word is death by elephant--but word around town is that something older escaped when the train left its tracks.?From Monstrous Affections, this tale is part of Stoker Award-winner David Nickle s collection of short fiction about love in all its horrific proportions.
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