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As the fourth book in the "Ghost Horse Cycle," Kill Hole continues the story of Amana and the Ghost Horse family. While the books are all interrelated, they are very different. Each can be read on its own, but greater understanding comes if they are read in sequence. In Kill Hole, flashbacks and dreams recreate scenes from The Ceremony of Innocence, and I Wear the Morning Star. Some of the dream sequences in Kill Hole are like the visions and dreams had by Amana in Legend Days, the first novel of the Cycle.

There are even glimpses of Highwater's award winning novel Anpao (1977), even though this book is not part of the "Ghost Horse Cycle." Highwater again uses the Moon as a symbol of evil.

When Sitko leaves the first "hearing," the Moon is combing her long black hair just seconds before she turns on him and "thrusts...

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