When an unknown animal starts killing off settlers on a backwater planet run on coal and steam power, there''s only person who can help stop the slaughter; T.R. Westwood. A distinguished professor of biology and the galaxy''s greatest hunter, he''s the man to go to when the local wildlife needs to be reminded who is the galaxy''s top predator.
In a galaxy filled with millions of worlds, his specialty is evening the odds for the ones with technological restrictions. Rocks and spears or shotguns and canons, he''ll use whatever is allowed to get the job done.
It''s a 35,000 word novella mixing steampunk, western, horror and high adventure.