The next morning, Mickey found herself hovering outside Hildegarde’s house once again, using the spare key to open her front door and cautiously enter.
“Hello?” she called out, remembering with a shiver the sound of breaking alss and heavy footseps from the day before. “Can you hear anything?” she whispered to Clarke and Rupert who were accompanying her.
“Stepping into The Snow Forest is like stepping into another world. The tall, tall trees make me feel small. My mind tingles and my senses come alive. Sometimes in the forest I feel so close to the story of my past I can almost hear it on the wind.”