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Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 12
Categories: Adventure, Heroes



Appeared in

Uncollected Two: Every Story from Uncanny, Unbearable and Unmentionable

Story Summary

While cleaning a small shark he caught while fishing with his dad, a young boy discovers a human finger in the shark's stomach. In his surprise he accidentally throws the finger overboard but not before a small tattoo of a bear transfers to his finger and seems to want him to head out to sea.