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"Three Men and a Sasquatch"  
NextStop13
Author Harry Turtledove
First Appearance Next Stop on the #13
Publisher Drake and McTrowell
Editor A.J. Sikes, B.J. Sikes, and Dover Whitecliff
Publication date January 13, 2019
Preceded by "Three Men and a Werewolf" (Three Men and...Stories)
"Typecasting" (State of Jefferson Stories, publication order)
Followed by "Visitor from the East" (State of Jefferson Stories, internal chronology)

"Three Men and a Sasquatch" is a short story by Harry Turtledove, first appearing in the anthology Next Stop on the #13 (Trade paperback, January, 2019[1], ebook August, 2019[2]) It is the third in a series of stories that pastiche Jerome K. Jerome's work, Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). It also ties into the State of Jefferson Stories series, serving as a prequel set in the 1890s.[3]

J narrates a travelogue of his trip to San Francisco with George and Harris. While visiting San Francisco's Chinatown, they encounter a sasquatch named Charlie Lewis, a native of northern California who is studying law in San Francisco, with the short term goal of helping his fellow sasquatches, and a long-term goal of entering politics. Later, they encounter Lewis again at an establishment where he serves as a bouncer.

This story is also unusual in that it ties together two works, the Three Men Stories and the State of Jefferson stories, in a way that Turtledove has rarely done. It also serves as a direct appearance and brief origin story for Charlie "Bigfoot" Lewis, who becomes the first sasquatch governor of Jefferson.

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