White Willow, the Opium Cartel and Telepath mastermind Jacob Holm-Lupo has collaborated with Prog Magazine news editor Martin Kielty to release a concept work that offers a theory as to how Stonehenge was inspired.
The Withy is set in Orkney 2,000 years before construction began on the famous stone circle, and tells the story of a young boy who has the power to control nature but has had no training because his village shaman died. Realising that the trees on his native island are dying, while the seas are rising, he comes up with a way to understand his abilities before it’s too late. It’s narrated by Kielty’s brother John, an award-winning actor.
You can watch the video for The Withy in full below.
“The idea came about watching Time Team,” says Kielty. “There was a theory that people kept the bone of an ancestor as a memento-mori, but returned it to the grave when the ‘time for forgetting’ came. I thought,…