The Amber Compendium of Myths in ASOIAF, Chapter I.   Yggdrasil.   Since the dawn of days, our most ancient ancestors had a chance to observe the unending cycle of passing seasons. Each year in early spring the nature seemed to come back to life, air filled with singing of returning birds and green leaves sprouted from bare branches. Then flowers bloomed and when late summer came, fruits ripened. In autumn the world was seemingly dying again and all trees but few evergreens b