Comments for Songwood
I've enjoyed every single story featuring Gorlen Vizenfirthe by Marc Laidlaw that I've read. "Songwood" takes place in the same universe but the bard is only there to hear a story told by a gargoyle named Spar.
"Songwood" is a sea faring romance between two magical creatures stuck at sea on a ship full of unseemly characters. Songwood is a type of enchanted wood. It's sentient and when happy, able to sing the most enchanting of songs.
I liked watching the friendship between the gargoyle and figurehead develop. It's not an especially long story, just long enough. It's not my favorite Laidlaw story but it was still a good read.
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