Much of my story stems from Native Amercan Legend and the fact that research was required to write my book just made it that much more fun. Many of the Native American tribes share the same belief systems of creation. I took the legend and changed it to meet the needs of my story in small ways. The legend of the skin walker was a huge influence in my story as the antagonist is one. Here is a bit of history as to what and who they are and just one of the many articles I used to develop the world my MC has come to know.