Does everyone else have the urge to escape real life by running away to the woods, or is that just me? Forests in fairytales (and in a lot of western literary tradition) are where society ends and wilderness begins. They’re dangerous places full of witches and wolves, where anything can happen. But I think that if society has a hard time finding a place for you, the wilderness can sound pretty good.
Basil + Gideon is an ongoing narrative comic, if this is your first time reading check out the first installment here!