Tric and Heppa meet the current inhabitants of the abandoned human village just south of the Estbryn Forest.
This arc took a lot of inspiration from The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben. It’s a fascinating non-fiction book that combines the observations of a forester with recent scientific research. The author does tend to anthropomorphize trees a bit more than I think is justified, but as an inspiration for woses, that was spot on. It’s definitely worth a read if you love forests!
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