Azaleas and rhododendrons
At first, escaping to her garden is a great comfort for Mari, but then the residents of the garden begin following her back inhabiting her mind in the real world.
This is really where the whole story becomes worth reading, when brotherly love is justly shown, especially by those with imperfect faith.
I heard a whirr, then a sickening thump as a pebble struck the sparrow.
Hoping that she'll be able to continue on the spiritual path introduced to her by a wisewoman, Mari delves deeply into a world that soon becomes overwhelming and out of control.