This story wasn't so much a novella relating to the [b:Shadow and Bone|10194157|Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)|Leigh Bardugo|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1339533695s/10194157.jpg|15093325] series as its a fable. It's the story of the too clever fox who knows the way out of any situation thanks to his wit. I can see where it ties into [b:Siege and Storm|14061955|Siege and Storm (The Grisha, #2)|Leigh Bardugo|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1362166252s/14061955.jpg|19699752], particularly with Sturmhond. Oh the feelings I have. Now I know why Alina gave him that nickname. It was good, worth the read but not really necessary for the overall story.