The Heifer

By Melissa Hardy, first published in Descant.

Aina Lappi migrates from Finland to Canada to marry her childhood suitor and start a farm, but she takes drastic action when her new life is not at all to her liking. Strong-willed Aina Lappi migrates from Finland to Canada to marry her childhood suitor and start a farm, but she hates the new life and quickly develops a death wish for her husband, who is not at all what she remembered.

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