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Statue of the antlered Celtic God Cernunnos, similar to one Henry sees at the Duchesne estate.
The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn
An illustration from one of the books in the Duchesne estate library. It's for a long short story by Algernon Blackwood (unfortunately not one of his best).
On their first trek to the Sacred Grove, Orphenia warns Henry not to mention Shel Silverstein's book, "The Giving Tree," because the tree spirits will go ballistic. "'It's the equivalent of Mammy in "Gone With the Wind" for us,' they told me," she says. "'Reduced to a stump? Yeah, make my day! We call it, "The Taking Human"!' And their Elder, Fáelán, added quietly, 'It's true to life. Simple realism'."