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  • For months branches have been black and bare like bones of burned skeleton of apocalyptical horse. Sky overhead has stayed pale, so thoroughly pale, so toothachingly pale, shaking with cold. Only sign of life has been lonely track of mouse. Dozens of tiny footprints scurrying like pearl necklace in snow and disappearing suddenly, magically. A drop of blood humbler in size than a head of a pin is only evidence of abrupt violence. The Owl Wizard has cut a lifeline with its scissors of talon. Bow your heads and pray the blessing of Master of Death, you can hear the wings of owl whispering above you.

    Then comes sun and couple of showers and sun again and suddenly you can’t see black skeleton anymore. Landscape of apocalypse has changed in overnight to lushness of paradise. Leaves are whizzing all around, so dazzlingly green that your eyes ache and ears ring. Leaves cover everything, they cover birds, they cover you, they cover ultramarine sky, they cover butterflies and ladybirds and thousands of wasps and bugs and beetles. Leaves cover the sun. You could fall asleep for one hundred years like Sleeping Beauty under a blanket of soughing and whispering leaves. Birds chirp and twitter their spells. Abrakadabra, they sing together. The mighty Tree Wizard has resurrected! Don’t be afraid. Rise up, wake up, rise up, welcome the Master of Life.
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