Big dogs can accomplish big deeds, but little dogs with big hearts can overcome insurmountable obstacles. Hank Thorson writes about Thomas, a little black dog with a great heart. Thomas is a treasured member of the Thorson family and has had an impact on everyone he meets. Hank’s fictional accounts of his adventures with Thomas are inspired by actual events the Thorson family has encountered with their little black dog. Hank writes his short stories from his home near Mantorville, Minnesota.Gun Shot in the Woods is a story of sacrifice; the story of how and why Thomas was willing to give his life in order to save his human friend.