Copyright © 2002-2017 by Dustin Jon Scott
[Last Update: Decemberrd, 2017]
Like most Palaeoboreanic epics, The Descent of the Drayad follows a fairly typical Palaeoboreanic narrative structure, containing an antegesis, imegesis, diegesis, and exegesis.
§αI: “Serenity’s Sorrow”
First chapter. Serenity grows discontent in the way of Nymphs, and begins to wish she could leave the forest live as a mortal, and have a child of her own.
§αII: “Nepenthean Eve”
Faith begins to spell a rite for her sister Serenity, to help her get over her unnatural longings.
The conclusion of Faith's newly-wrought rite.
Serenity happens across a Darkelf with whom she becomes enamored.
§αV: “Raven, Heroness, and Crow”
Serenity tells her Darkelf friend a story.
§αVI: “Of the Fairish Courts”
The Darkelf reveals to Serenity why he is traveling through the woodland.
Serenity and the Darkelf meet again, and their bond grows stronger as this time Serenity dazzles him with her skills as tombester.
§αVIII: “The Hallowkells”
Charity spells another rite for Serenity.
§αIX: “Treacle and Tonic”
§αX: “Fearfullest Bliss”
§αXI: “Faith Besought”