“My Da told me to. He says it’s for my own good.” Shepherd explained. “He said folks get scared of things they don’t understand, and they might hurt me or chase me away.”
“You see, my Da found me in the woods when I was a baby and took me home. As far as anyone in the village knows, I’m a human, just like they are.”
“I don’t want to scare anyone, or lose my family, so… hats.” Shepherd smiled, tapping his head.