The Departure of the Elves
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Build a magical world alongside the elves in tonight’s high fantasy bedtime story. In tonight’s story, you – an immortal elf – face the end of an age in your realm. As magic fades from the world, you and your kind construct a new, enchanted world to inhabit, leaving the ordinary behind. But you reflect on the little wonders left on the other side of the veil, and ponder whether you might prefer to stay in the mortal realm, tending to what small magics remain. Sleep & Sorcery is a folklore and fantasy-inspired sleep series. My name is Laurel, and I’ll be your guide on tonight’s fantastical journey. Sleep & Sorcery is one part bedtime story, one part guided meditation, and one part dreamy adventure. Listen to my voice for as long as it serves you, and when you’re ready, feel free to let go of the story and relax into sleep. If you’re still awake as the story comes to an end, I’ll guide you through a meditation for enchantment. -   🌙 Audience Survey 🌙   I want to get to know you better! Help out Sleep & Sorcery by filling out this audience survey, which will take 5-10 minutes to complete: - ✨Order the Sleep & Sorcery book!✨ Sleep & Sorcery: A Collection of Enchanting Bedtime Stories, Rituals, and Spells for Meaningful Rest, unlimited paperback coming August 2024 from Crossed Crow Books. Limited edition hardcover is available now! The book features many of your favorite stories, plus exclusive writings and a suite of rituals to enrich your resting and waking life. - Stock up on magical incense, fragrance, home goods, and more from Sea Witch Botanicals. Shop small while supporting our environment and healthy waterways. Nature misses you.   - Stories like mine are best with headphones! For comfort and security when drifting off to sleep, SleepPhones are the best thing I've found. They won't fall out like earbuds, and they're not bulky or uncomfortable like most over-ear headphones.   Learn more:   -   Now you can support Sleep & Sorcery on Patreon. Pledge a monthly donation to Sleep & Sorcery, which helps me keep making original bedtime stories for you. In return, you can qualify for exclusive supporter benefits, like episode scripts, bonus sleepy readings of classic literature, merch discounts, and giveaways. I hope you’ll consider supporting me on Patreon, so I can continue doing what I love.   Visit to learn more and pledge your support.                                    - Music/Sound: A Glimpse of Avalon and Fairies Dance by Flouw, Dream Focus Beta Waves by Mandala Dreams, Epidemic Sound   Instagram | Twitter | Insight Timer | YouTube | Newsletter Signup   ✨NEW Sleep & Sorcery MERCH✨ Show your love of Sleep & Sorcery – or get some gifts for the sleepy sorcerer in your life with this cozy collection of apparel, dream journals, die-cut stickers, and home goods. Visit   Want to get in touch? [email protected]   Disclaimer: some links in this description are affiliate links, meaning I earn a small commission if you decide to purchase the product, at no additional cost to you. Thank you for supporting my work!
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