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Mythago Wood is a fantasy novel written by Robert Holdstock that was published in the United Kingdom in The conception began as a short story written. Myth and Terror in the Forest DeepsThe mystery of Ryhope Wood, Britain's last The Mythago Cycle, Book 1 · The Mythago Cycle. by Robert Holdstock. ebook. (ebook) Mythago Wood () from Dymocks online store. Deep within the wildwood lies a place of myth and mystery.
Ryhope Wood is an example of a parallel universe that overlaps a section of the real world. The wood is much, much bigger on the inside than on the outside.
Once penetrated, it grows larger, older and more unbearable as one approaches the heart of the wood. Besides creating mythagos of living, breathing creatures, the wood can also generate ancient archetypal places, from castles to battlefields to ancient villages. These are referred to as Geistzones in Lavondyss , the sequel to Mythago Wood.
The wood contains four tracks that lead to the heart of the wood and travellers who do not follow these tracks have extreme difficulty penetrating the wood. In addition to the four tracks Ryhope Wood contains "Hollowings", described as an "absence of magic" or pathways under the world.
Hollowings function as wormholes by transporting mythagos and real human beings through space and time within the forest. Time travel occurs when travellers pass through Hollowings. Ryhope Wood magically repels outsiders by various means, including disorientation and physical defences such as thick, impenetrable scrub , huge lakes and raging rivers.
There are also airborne defences to prevent aircraft from getting too close, such as vortices of air or air elementals that throw an aircraft off course. The wood has a slower rate of time than the outside world. For example, a day may pass in normal time, yet a traveller within the wood may have been there for weeks or longer.
In addition, "Time Slows," areas subjected to extraordinarily slow passage of time, are revealed in The Hollowing. Plot summary The events of Mythago Wood occur between and Stephen Huxley returns from service after recuperating from his war wounds to see his elder brother Christian, who now lives alone in their childhood home, Oak Lodge, just on the edge of Ryhope Wood.
Their father, George, has died recently their mother, Jennifer, died some years earlier. Christian is disturbed but intrigued by his encounters with one of the mythagos, while Stephen is confused and disbelieving when Christian explains the enigma of the wood. Both had seen mythagos as children, but their father explained them away as travelling Gypsies. Christian returns to the wood for longer and longer periods, eventually assuming a mythical role himself.
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