The Bees Setting

Laline Paull
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The Hollow Beech Tree

This tree is special because Flora successfully spent an entire night there alone, and in the end it is where she directs the swarm to make a new hive with her daughter Flora as the new Queen.

The Greenhouse

Flora finds a greenhouse in the peak of the cold fall; there she is able to forage the last of the flowers during the winter. Further, she meets a spider that foretells dark days for the hive.

The Town

During one forage, a wasp leads Flora to the edge of town; first to a power line ("a metal tree"), and then to a shop, where she feeds Flora pure, processed sugar. It makes Flora ill and she feels the folly of following a wasp.

The Orchard

The hive is located in an orchard on a broad property. From the hive, the bees can see rolling hills...

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