The Devouring Summary
Simon Holt

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The Devouring Summary

The Devouring by Simon Holt begins with a prologue from the point of view of young Macie Canfield. Macie's younger brother is being punished for not putting the cows in the barn. Their drunkard father hangs Jeremiah from the scarecrow pole in the field as a punishment. Jeremiah is afraid and is soon attacked by the Vours, a group of entities that feed on one's fears.

The story shifts to 15-year-old...

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