Brenna of the Mountainborn
Character: Brenna of the Mountainborn
21 year old herbalist apprentice
Grandchild of Riecha, wise woman from The Mountain Born at the northern Greenlake camp.
-Prologue- Five years ago. My first mission as an herbalist.
The calm sounds of the lake reverberate in the air; bats, dragonflies, the breeze rippling the waters, and its whisper between the reeds. If you listen closely, the distant humming of the Mountain echoes inside you, bringing a very particular warmth, as if its song told of the most ancient stories and the most beautiful sights the Mountain has seen over all its ages.
There are other melodies joining this song, like the familiar sounds of the camp residents getting ready for their evening meal and gathering around the bonfires. Niko snores softly on my lap, all his whiskers full of candlegrape juice. A basket full of radishes and other roots is hanging from a twig by my side as I sit on the comfortable l...
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