The Forest House - Study Guide Prologue - Chapter Five Summary & Analysis

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The prologue begins with an image of Romans attacking a group of women and druids, a bloody battle scene. The high priestess, Caillean, wakes up, realizing that she'd dreamed of these events, which happened before she was born. She prepares herself for the day, thinking that she will tell her fellow priestesses the story of how the came to the island where they currently live.

In chapter one, two young Briton girls, Eilan and Dieda, are out in the woods. They go there to bring an offering to the Goddess, which the women of their house do after each moon-cycle. Eilan, looking into the pool where they make their offering, sees The Lady, or the Goddess, though Dieda is unable to; the girls discuss the priestesses who worship her, in the Forest House. Eilan would love to be one of them...

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