The old boar is worried.
He didn't get up to three hundred pounds by being naive or careless and something ain't sitting right with what's going on in the big house on the hill.
The couple in the home are ex-Austinites. They're fed up with big city life and looking to settle down out in the country away from the relentless thrum that's carrying Travis county along in this new century.
The man was born to hunt and is looking forward to cleaning out the woods of the wild boars that have carved paths out of the underbrush beneath the towering oaks and hickory trees on his ten acre lot near Gilmer, Texas.