The Faeries of Birchover Wood - Book 1 - The Bad
Summary: My podcast is a children's fantasy about an evil force that was imprisoned 1000 years ago. The spell that keeps it locked away is getting weaker. It's now only a matter before it escapes and declares all out war on the faeries that imprisoned.``This podcast is suitable for any age.``The original story was first created when I was a child, living in Burbage, Buxton. It is the first of four novels.``If you enjoy fantasy stories which bring in the myths, legends and folklore of old, the you should like this.
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A creature of unatural form is travelling the land of England. Devouring any creature it comes across so that it may grow, until it is strong enough to meet the one it wants to fight - The King and his army! It starts off with farm ani
The King has found out about the beast roaming his land, and he calls on the myths, legends, and folklore of England for help, and all answer his call. With steel and magic coming together, the King feels he is ready, and after putting on his battle
The battle ravages on, but the Bad seems to be too strong for the army to conquer. Elder Perennial Swallowtail tells the King that he carries the hope he seeks. The King motions one of the dragons to land in the nearby woods. After quickly telling th
Our Time, and all the myths, legends, and folklore are celebrating in the wood of Birchover. Dancing, singing and meeting new friends, and old friends. On the top of one of the trees is a faery that's wondering about the Bad. She believes that it wil
After selling their house in Manchester, a family move into a house in Birchover village. The back of the garden leads straight into Birchover wood. Dave, Sarah, and Solomon have no idea how their lives will be turned upside down by moving to their n
Dave,Sarah and Solomon have moved into their new home, and it isn't long before Solomon finds something that belongs to a faery. Sup Sup Rose after dscovering a crack on the tree that holds the bad, races back to find Elder Perennial Swallowtail. Aft
On a glorious sunny day, Solomon decides to venture out into the wood at the back of his house. All was going well until he ventures to far away from his house and loses his direction. Lost and confused, he starts to make a crying sound only to see s
Newspapers and TV news start to report sightings of strange beasts roaming the land and in the sky. People talking about dragons, trolls and other mythical beasts. The storm that Elder Perennial Swallowtail has longed feared comes. Dur
The next day after the storm, Dave takes Solomon to the wood. They come across the old tree, which is now throbbing and covered in a veil of pure white magic. Winnie also turns up, and explains to the two of them about faeries. She then takes them to
The evil creature that is helping the bad to escape, has chosen the human that will allow the bad to be free from its prison. Winnie has passed the word onto a small number of villagers that know about the secret, that the tree is in a terrible condi
Taking Sarah into the wood, Dave and Solomon want to show her the glowing tree. Once they get there, they are met by Cowl Monkshood, a faery they have not met before. The little creature carefully seperates Solomon from his parents and starts to push
Cowl Monkshood has abducted Solomon. The faery pushes the young boy through a series of tunnels, which leads them to a huge chamber. Solomon meets the monster that Cowl Monkshood faithfully worships. The Bad. It takes over Solomon and gives Cowl Monk
Solomon continues his journey through Birchover Wood. All mythical creatures and woodland animals have scattered to lay traps for the Bad. Caitlin, Zeal and Balamore on the orders of Elder Swallowtail fly off to fight the Bad. The dragons fly in the