[AW] from Eden
Fall Harvest
#1
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O sinners lets go down
the river deep we pray




OOC: Anyone welcome to join! Rip is pounding up a bunch of wild Asparagus and Bistort rhizomes (roots) into powdered flour. She's at her treehouse, which is a slightly modified archery stand near the border of the Forest of Nod.


Thump! Thump! Thump!


Agrippa paused a moment to rest her tired wrist. The weight of the thick wooden pestle made her arm ache, but it was a pleasant pain, something that spoke of genuine hard work.


The wildling girl sat crosslegged in a patch of sunlight in the small glade. Behind her, tall in the old sentinel pines, was the archery stand that Myrika had allowed her to claim - So far, the smallest De le Poer daughter had only managed the barest of adjustments to it, like a fur to cover the doorway and a retractable rope ladder.


It was a pleasant morning, mild and fresh in spite of the oncoming chill. Agrippa had made the most of the weather's lull, and spent the entire day prior hunting the woodlands and scavenging for the plants she knew how to use. Wild alpine Bistort, with its pink flowering heads; sweet young Asparagus, with tender shoots and rich tubes deep in the damper soil. Her nails had been crusted with dirt from digging up the fattened roots, but the determined wildling had managed to forage quite a number of the chunky ivory and brown nodes. She'd left them to dry out in the afternoon sun, and had slept well for all her efforts.


Then, rising with the dawn, Agrippa had begun the laborious task of pounding the tubers into fine powder, a rich flour perfect for travelers cakes - Bland of taste, but easy to garnish.


In her lap was a worn wooden bowl, half-full with pulverized roots. Agrippa stretched her stiffened shoulders and sighed resolutely before picking up the rustic pestle and returning to her task. Her golden and gray hair, long enough to pile in tangled heaps around her, was made glossy by the soft light.


Thump! Thump! Thump!

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#2
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someone save you

Hope I visualized the scene correctly! Nosy Regulus comin' up!


Snapdragon sought out something different for the day, she wasn't concerned with the cold season or she felt she had prepared herself and her horses for the snow that was sure to come. there many harsher places in Canada to be during the winter and Inferni was tame and mild compared to the inland northern reaches. Regardless, she went about her business in the buzz of fall trying to do what she could. Harvesting grains was not her forte but she had tried her had at it, mostly she kept to the green house or to the stables and prepared in those ways for there were many that worked out on the wastes.


Though, many of her duties were becoming fulfilled as she harvested plants and stocked up on dry feed for the communal horses. Prim and Chamarion stayed together most of the time and during the winter, she usually released her horses onto the grasslands and allowed them to forage for the basis of their meals and have her oats only be a supplement to their diet. It would be a lean season for them but both of them were strong and well muscled and Snap didn't doubt they would fare well, even though Prim would be pregnant throughout the season.


The lithe coyote had burst free from the mansion and the town to patrol the borders of the coyote pack for strange happenings. As she walked, she drew near to a large tree that held a treehouse above, a normal sight, but a sound caused her pause. The grinding of grain was common in town, but out here it sounded foreign and grating among the whisper of leaves. Not only that, but with it was the scent of a pack mate, working alone. Snap knew of Agrippa though they had had little to none communication between them, even though she was a commander of the Bellum. And it had become more than common knowledge of the fine steed she rode and the coyote was often raw with jealously at the sight of the stallion.


Snap was not shy in her approach and walked with purpose towards the tree house, absently sniffed at the base of the tree as she looked up. "You certainly sound like you're working hard," Snapdragon called up, sanguine eyes narrowed against the sun of morning. "Mind having a bit of company?" She prompted, hoping the solitary canine would allow her up.


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