Little Black-ears gathers a small handful of hairs from the corpse of Little Warrior, breaking the bundle off to take with them. It is unknown what the purpose of this action is.
The eleven plainwalkers journey on. Before long, they reach the true entrance to the Hexnose Forest.
With the large twisted Hexnose forest looming ahead, we can see that the earlier trees were just scattered ornaments before this massive and ominous labyrinth. As Little Warrior’s death proved, this forest poses high risks, even for trespassers who stick to the safer fringe areas around the forest’s perimeter. What further dangers lurk in the deep woods, no one can know for sure.