Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
things of water. 'The ornament in the quiet hands of the long-ship king was shaped as a circle, quartered by a cross. It was wrought of iridescent glass, engraved with serpents and eels and fishes, waves and clouds and things of the sea. It called silently to Will. It was without any question the Sign of Water: the last of the Six Great Signs.'
an agate. On the Sign there was also gold of different colors, beaten into the mandala known by all Old Ones: the cross-quartered circle.
1500. Will blanched at disturbing the dead king, but Merriman quietlty informed him '
Castor and Pollux. This fact was mentioned when Will was battling his way through the floods, trying to find and Old One. Old George pulled him up onto Pollux's back and thereby saved him from drowning in the melted snow.
concert. Miss Greythorne mentions what the Scots call a cailey, she is talking about a concert. It comes from the Gaelic word Céilí which is a celebration of traditional music and dancing. Miss Greythorne suggests a cailey, or concert, for entertainment when everyone is together in the Manor, and one of the party pieces will be Paul playing the flute. (waterfaerie)
O ye Frost and Cold. By the time that James was singing 'O ye Light and Darkness', Will had sensed that the dark was about to attack, but he didn't know that was what he was feeling.
Metheglyn. When Hawkin held up Will's glass, he could almost see brown-robed figures making the Metheglyn he had just downed.
emeralds. Also in the shop were a gold model of a Crusader castle, a very old grandfather clock, a turquoise necklace with silver serpents on it, and Will's mother's ring.
one. Bates did not hold the position of gardener, but was often seen helping the single gardener who worked in the manor grounds.
Stone. It was glowing in the altar of the church.
Miss Greythorne. Merriman was once Miss Greythorne's butler.
The Book of Gramarye. The book was hidden in the grandfather clock.
Hawkin. Hawkin later betrayed Merriman.
Stephen. Stephen is in the Navy.
The Rider. The Rider disguised himself as Mr. Stanton's friend.
Midwinter Day. Midwinter Day is also Will's birthday.
6. The signs are Iron, Bronze, Wood, Stone, Water and Fire.
Maggie Barnes. Maggie is lying to Farmer Dawson, an Old One, to spy on Will.
Will Stanton. Will is a newly awakened Old One.