There were times when Andrea, the village healer, cursed herself for deciding to become a healer, and this was one of them. Little Elly had brain fever, and the only way she would survive the night is if she could make a potion with a Tigerlamp plant. Unfortunately, she was out of this herb, and the only way to get more of it was to search the Wicket Forest. She considered telling the family that they would have to be the ones to do this, but her conscience told her that it was her duty, besides which they might not recognize it and pick the wrong plant. Also the gold helped.
She entered the forest.Continue.