As a reminder, from now on, our monthly discussions will be both here on the OwlCrate blog AND on The Nest! Go check out Amber's discussion that will be full of fun extras!
On each day we'll read a section of After The Forest on the blog and in The Nest's discussion group. You can find a book club style discussion on The Nest app, and an insider's view to curation and my thoughts on our book here on the blog.
Just a reminder that this post will be a SPOILER FILLED recap for chapters 21-23 of After The Forest, so make sure you read or are finished this section before continuing.
Christof and Greta return to the mill while a raging snowstorm drifts in.
She begs Rob to do something about Mathias but Conran will not let the men go to investigate. Greta suggests to Rob that she and Mira could go as foxes but he warns against it.
In the morning the valley is covered in snow and Ingrid comes to Rob's. She explains to Greta that Hans has gone to pay the Blood Tithe and that the Baroness and her men have captured the bear and will have it killed.
Greta is worried sick.
Greta again asks Rob and Mira for help but they are unwilling to challenge Conran.
Sick of hearing no, and tired of feeling helpless, Greta leaves and goes back to her cottage. She is planning to go to the Hornberg to save Mathias and Hans.
Using the book, which has taken a sort of human form, she enchants gingerbread once again with the addition of her blood.
When she is nearly done, there is a knock at the door. It's the watchmen with the witchfinder…
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