.Owlhoot Paul Dellinger delivers another fine installment of The Story, as this round-robin saga nears its climax. You'll find Part 23 on Spirit of the Snake, a blog wrangled by western author Mark Engebretson, whose latest book is called, coincidentally, Spirit of the Snake. The first 22 parts are on display over at The Culbin Trail. The smashing finale is coming soon! Be sure to check out Spirit of the Snake and its predecessor, The Golden Amulet, on Amazon's Mark Engebretson page.