The Old Ones are still with us... Six short stories of encounters with forgotten deities, demi-gods and otherworldly beings. The Piper at the Back Gate a woman discovers a primeval forest beyond her night time garden and waiting there is someone from her childhood days. The Wild Hunt a wakeful woman joins the hunt first as prey, then as hunter, in a frozen land millennia ago. Snag a man meets a strange girl who seems to kw all about everyone, to great effect. Snuggle as a premature baby lies hovering between life and death, a girl sits spinning wool in the hospital foyer. Snip an arrogant young man fights a battle with post-operative infection and his conscience. The Faery Trees an angry child discovers why you should never fall asleep beneath the elder trees.