That cowed her.
"I'm not talking about whether the waterfall you forced to fall up makes a dent in the world you return to. I'm speaking of something so much more. Something that is coming so fast, no human can hope to stop it."
"What is it?"
"The battle for the souls of men, Mari. What do you think all this," the Forest Wife spun in a circle with her arms outstretched, "this is about?"
She hadn't considered the souls of men.
"You have specific responsibility looming over you and you need to hurry, for all our sakes."
She had no memory of the woman who had passed away before she was born.
"Not that grandmother, but Marisena, wife of Jaydren; and before you can ask, yes THE Jaydren, ruler of Utak and, coincidentally, your direct-line grandfather. If I were you, I'd memorize it."