The chambers of the old sorceress Winter Woodsong contained many wonders. One of the most curious items was the sprouting stool, which seemed to have a mind of its own, and a mischievous one at that. The stool appeared normal enough—until one tried to sit on it. At that moment, the seat shot up in the air, often leaving the sitter stranded high above the floor.
Kendra Kandlestar once sat in the stool and found her long braids brushing the top of the ceiling in Winter Woodsong’s chamber. The old sorceress reprimanded the seat until it shrank back down to a regular height.
“Such are the harzards of visiting a sorceress,” Winter said afterwards.