A group of children, from a people living inside a system of caverns, spend a lot of time near a large body of water that they’ve been warned to avoid. This large pond or lake leads to the outside world. It also contains very strange things.
One of the young girls struggles against traditions to mark her own path. She discovers unexpected secrets forgotten or forsaken by her own people.
The story-dream of this story unfolded into several movements sharing happenings that moved well past these initial concepts.
There are a lot of interesting mysteries in this story that I find intriguing to this day. Enough said for now.
Developing the Story World and Characters
Research and References