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* WhyDontYouMarryIt: After Peter meets Vola he finds that she keeps using the word "''dyableman''." (It's a Haitian-Creole word that means "damned.") He tells her that he if he were in second grade, he'd tell her that she loves the word so much, she should marry it.


* AbusiveParent: Peter's father is an emotionally abusive one. He drove away his beloved pet in a somewhat harsh manner and shows little care or concern for his son.



* AmbiguousTimePeriod: The author intentionally leaves the era the story is set in (and the country) somewhat vague.



* ToughLove: Bristle cares for her brother but is somewhat frustrated by his weakness and doesn't hesitate to remind him of past mistakes.



%%* {{Xenofiction}}: Half of the story is told from the point of view of Pax the red fox.

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%%* * {{Xenofiction}}: Half Much of the story is told from the point of view of Pax the red fox.

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* RaisedInCaptivity: Pax the fox was tamed as a kit and left in a forest several years later. He almost starves, but Runt catches food for him.


%%* {{Xenofiction}}: Half of the story is told from Pax's point of view.

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%%* {{Xenofiction}}: Half of the story is told from Pax's the point of view.view of Pax the red fox.


* ActionGirl: Bristle is fairly competent at fighting coyotes. Vola is a retired veteran.

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* ActionGirl: ActionGirl:
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Bristle is fairly competent at fighting coyotes. coyotes.
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Vola is a retired veteran.



* {{Xenofiction}}: Half of the story is told from Pax's point of view.

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* %%* {{Xenofiction}}: Half of the story is told from Pax's point of view.


* {{Xenofiction}}: Half of the story is told from Pax's point of view.

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* {{Xenofiction}}: Half of the story is told from Pax's point of view.view.
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%%* ActionGirl: Bristle. Vola was this in her past.

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%%* * ActionGirl: Bristle. Bristle is fairly competent at fighting coyotes. Vola was this in her past.is a retired veteran.



%%* IronicEcho: "I'll help you on three conditions..."

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%%* * IronicEcho: "I'll help you on three conditions..."" First said by Vola to Peter, when he needs her help. Later, he says it to her.


%%* ABoyAndHisX: A boy and his fox.

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%%* * ABoyAndHisX: A boy Peter rescued Pax as a kit, and his fox.they grew close. The story revolves around them trying to find each other again.



%%* BigSisterInstinct: Bristle is very protective of her younger brother Runt. Pax develops this towards Runt as well.

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%%* * BigSisterInstinct: Bristle is very protective of tries to keep her younger brother Runt. Pax develops this towards Runt as well.safe from humans. Near the end of the book, Pax and Bristle lead a group of coyotes away from him.


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* IWillFindYou: Peter and Pax spend the book looking for each other.


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* ActionGirl: Bristle. Vola was this in her past.
* ABoyAndHisX: A boy and his fox.

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* %%* ActionGirl: Bristle. Vola was this in her past.
* %%* ABoyAndHisX: A boy and his fox.



* BigSisterInstinct: Bristle is very protective of her younger brother Runt. Pax develops this towards Runt as well.
* DeadpanSnarker: Vola is definitely one.

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* %%* BigSisterInstinct: Bristle is very protective of her younger brother Runt. Pax develops this towards Runt as well.
* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Vola is definitely one.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Bristle orders Pax off her territory, though she's younger and smaller.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: EstablishingCharacterMoment:
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Bristle orders Pax off her territory, though she's younger and smaller.



* IronicEcho: "I'll help you on three conditions..."
* ShellShockedVeteran: Vola

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* %%* IronicEcho: "I'll help you on three conditions..."
* %%* ShellShockedVeteran: Vola


* ShellShockedVeteran: Vola

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* ShellShockedVeteran: VolaVola
* {{Xenofiction}}: Half of the story is told from Pax's point of view.

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->''Sometimes the apple rolls very far from the tree.''

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* IronicEcho: "I'll help you on three conditions..."

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* DeadpanSnarker: Vola is definitely one.


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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Bristle orders Pax off her territory, though she's younger and smaller.
**Runt jumps off a tree and cheerfully greets Pax.


* AnArmAndALeg: [[spoiler: Runt gets his leg blown off by a mine.]]

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* AnArmAndALeg: [[spoiler: Runt gets his leg blown off by a mine.]]mine]]. Vola lost a leg in the war.

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