The first story in the Tiger, Tiger trilogy.
Somehow, being a circus clown isn't as fun as Ralph thought it would be. The attention on stage is one thing, but the nights alone soon lead Ralph into a... More > deep depression. He finds himself looking for anything to fill the void in his life.
That void rapidly fades away once he begins to train the circus's prized tiger, Kadin. Their bond grows stronger than Ralph ever imagined possible. So powerful, in fact, that their combined yearning to end their loneliness allows for a dual wish to be granted...< Less