He found that he was lying on a large gnarled branch deep within the depths of his world. His gaze traveled upward. There was no sky to be seen above him. Only the branches, vines and roots of the huge trees. Almost all of these were big enough to build a home in. In fact, most of the denizens of this world did just that. There was nothing else to it. It was just that. A forest planet whose trees and roots went so deep, that none had ever traveled down to the center and returned.
Some of this worlds inhabitants went deeper than others though. Down deep, beyond the mapped roots and trunks of its more civilized society. Out of reach of the comforts of the homes carved from the trunks of its massive trees. Out of sight of the sky, and the cogs and w