Anne Cross has been a storyteller since before she can remember, but only has written proof dating back to age eight or so. Originally from Washington, DC, she escaped to the greater Boston area for college and resides there still. She splits her time between writing, fixing computers, blacksmithing, and martial arts. She is a member of BRAWL and hosts her blog at http://juniper.dreamwidth.org/.
“You are an abiku, a spirt child,” he said. “You have come to your mother three times before and have died before your seventh year."
I know from Samara that it's useless wishing a gast away. You have to change yourself.