The Freeing of The Oak and Holly King

It’s like – you want the world to end! Why?

Rosamond Press

The Oak King has been freed from the great tree that was felled by wind and fire. The California Seasons are all eskew. They must be repaired or the whole State will be ablaze.

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The Holly King is a speculative archetype of modern studies of folklore and mythology which has been popularized in some Neopagan religions. In his book The White Goddess, the author Robert Graves proposed that the mythological figure of the Holly King represents one half of the year, while the other is personified by his counterpart and adversary the Oak King: the two battle endlessly as the seasons turn. At Midsummer the Oak King is at the height of his strength, while the Holly King is at his weakest. The Holly King begins to regain his power, and at the Autumn Equinox, the tables finally turn in the Holly King’s favor; his strength peaks…

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