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&&&&,,,&&& THE FOREST IS A  BUNCH OF COLLECTIVES OF ,&&&&,&&&,
,,,&,,&,,, PLANTS AND ANIMALS  APPEARING ON MANY OF &,,,&&,,&&
,,&&,&&,,,           THE EARTHS SURFACES.           &,,&,&,&,&
,&,&&,&,,,                                          &,&&&&&&&&
&&&,&&&,,, THE PLANTS  TIE  A  KNOT WITH AND AROUND &&,,,,,,,&
,,&&,,&,,&    THEMSELVES, AND THE CREATURES NEST    ,&,,,,,,&,
,&,&,&&,&,                  INSIDE.                 &&,,,,,&&,
&&&&&,&&&&                                          ,&,,,,&,&,
,,,,&&,,,, THE DENSER,  WARMER  REGIONS  -  LOUDER, &&,,,&&&&&
,,,&,&,,,&           CHAOTIC, DANGEROUS.            ,&,,&,,,,&
,,&&&&,,&, TOWARD  THE  POLES,  SILENT  AND  STILL. &&,&&,,,&&
,&,,,&,&&&                  MOSTLY.                 ,&&,&,,&,&
&&,,&&&,,,                                          &,&&&,&&&&
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&&&&,&&,,&                                          ,&,&,&,,,,
,,,&&,&,&, THE COLORS WILL CHANGE WITH  THE SEASONS &&&&&&,,,&
,,&,&&&&&&        IN PLACES THAT HAVE SEASONS       ,,,,,&,,&&
,&&&,,,,,&                                          ,,,,&&,&,&
&,,&,,,,&,         WE WOULD TRAVEL FOR DAYS         ,,,&,&&&&&
&,&&,,,&&&                                          ,,&&&,,,,,
&&,&,,&,,, THERE CAN BE  ROADS  BUT  THE FOREST  IS ,&,,&,,,,&
,&&&,&&,,&              THE ANTI-ROAD               &&,&&,,,&,
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&,&,&&&&,, A   WIND,  COOL  AND  PASSING  COHERENCE &,&&&,&,&&
&&&&,,,&,,                                          &&,,&&&&,,
,,,&,,&&,,      A DENSE AND CLINGY DESTINATION      ,&,&,,,&,&
,,&&,&,&,&                                          &&&&,,&&&&
,&,&&&&&&,                  ††@#@††                 ,,,&,&,,,&
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,,&,,,,&,,          THE ULTIMATE BIOTOPE!           ,&,,,&,&,,
,&&,,,&&,&                                          &&,,&&&&,,
&,&,,&,&&, YOU  MIGHT  VERY  WELL   DIE   IN  HERE. ,&,&,,,&,,
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&&&&&&,&&, IF SOMETHING, A LAKE OR A CREATURE OR  A ,&,,,,&&&,
,,,,,&&,&, CRYSTAL, IS SURROUNDED  ON ALL  SIDES BY &&,,,&,,&&
,,,,&,&&&& THE  SAME  FOREST,  IT  IS  SAID  TO  BE ,&,,&&,&,&
,,,&&&,,,,                INSIDE IT.                &&,&,&&&&&
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,&&,&&,,,, SOME  FORESTS  ARE  OLDER THAN MAN,  BUT &,,,&,,,&&
&,&&,&,,,&    MANY ARE YOUNGER, ARTIFICIAL ONES,    &,,&&,,&,&
&&,&&&,,&& WHERE  THE  TREES  ARE   PLANTED  TO  BE &,&,&,&&&,
,&&,,&,&,&                HARVESTED.                &&&&&&,,&&
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&&&&,,,,&, TALES TELL OF A  MYSTERIOUS DEEP FOREST, ,,,,&&&&&,
,,,&,,,&&,     A BERMUDA TRIANGLE OF THE LAND,      ,,,&,,,,&&
,,&&,,&,&& ACCESSIBLE FROM ALL  FORESTS AT  DUSK OR ,,&&,,,&,&
,&,&,&&&,,                   DAWN.                  ,&,&,,&&&&
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