Schrecken had been given a magic seed by Selene, which would grow into a plant that would produce magic-enhancing sap. Schrecken actually did quite a good job taking care of it, watering it and letting it get sunlight and keeping it at the right temperature. The plant grew and grew, perhaps a bit unusually gnarled for a honey magic sycamore tree, but it grew nevertheless.
And it remembered. Magic grew and was nurtured in its roots, and it knew where that magic had originated. The interactions between magician and source of magic were innumerable, undefinable, and above all, inextricably linked. The plant remembered.
This is what it remembered from the first few days of its growth.
Day 1: “Hoo hoo hoo! You are just a little tiny baby seed! But you are going to grow into a big tree! I will tell you a lot of magic things so you will have lots and lots and lots of magic! Let’s see… Hoo hoo! I know! I will tell you about my scythe! It is a big black scythe with yell