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One very beneficial event in the taiga is fire. Fires occur on a fairly regular basis and sweep over hundreds of thousands of acres in periods of drought. All of the trees are well adapted to fire, and unless it is too severe, fire provides a seedbed for the regeneration of trees. Successional hardwoods favor light burns while more severe fires eliminate hardwoods, favoring spruce and pine regeneration. Fires also releases various accumulated nutrients, but more importantly, it improves the conditions for decomposition by warming the soil and exposing organic material to sunlight.
Subtle topography, as best explained to me, is a giant system of tunnels permeating the entirety of a world, completely unaffected by physical ma�er. I think of these tunnels as veins and arteries in three dimensions with tiny li�le capillaries filling the entirely of the remaining space. Cycles Magic Flows: Ley Lines and Termini Magic flows exist throughout every world. Some worlds are so poor in magic that only a few, weak Everything must flows exist, but the average world has hundreds, even cycle; this is an integral thousands, of flows differing in magnitude.
All energy is then redirected into root and rhizome production to ensure enough energy for next year. Alpine tundras are generally more productive than artic tundras, but both types’ plants sequester up to ten times the amount of energy in their roots for winter than temperate grassland plants. Hence, the potato. Tundra animals are also a tough lot. They have some of the most inhospitable environments on any planet with which to contend. But once winter’s grip ends, life springs forth in surprising amounts.