Dan Rabarts is a New Zealand writer of fantasy, horror, science fiction and the odd things in between. He has twice been a finalist for New Zealand’s Sir Julius Vogel Awards, both for fiction and non-fiction. His fiction can be found in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Aurealis, in anthologies including Regeneration – New Zealand Speculative Fiction, and at the Tales from the Archives and Wily Writers’ podcasts. His audio narrations can be heard at StarShipSofa and Tales to Terrify, among others. Find him lurking on the web at dan.rabarts.com.
“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.