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Once upon a time in Cnoc Fola

Once upon a time, there was a girl who dreamt of a specific place by the sea.

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She did not know if the place was real, but that did not matter, as it was real for her.

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She had grown up in the high mountains of Transylvania and she loved the mountains.

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But she missed the salty fragrance of the sea, mixed with the scent of pine trees.

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Books were describing this place, Bloody Foreland, as the last vestige of the ancient people of Tuatha de Dannan, where magic is still alive.

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And she could see this place so clearly in her mind’s eye.

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Its colors and its people…

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The dancing and the laughter…

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The crafts and the crops…

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…but some say it was just a dream.

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