surely these connections have been made many times, so please pardon if all mentioned before. I thought yesterday "Douglas Fir" is a nice reference point for Dougie. Person / Doppleganger as Ghost of Tree.
Sparkwood --> Fire --> Ghostwood
wood conducts, is conduit, ignites
Soot People --> Tree Ghosts --> Ghosts of Trees --> Logs as ghosts of people --> Packard Sawmill
Tree fractal - neurons - Arm as ghost-conduit
All things sentient
All things animate
All things interchangeable
Metal Water Wood Rocks People
Cole - coal
Cooper - a coppersmith (conducts electricity)
Dougie / Douglas Firs
These connections that you make really highlight the spiritual and natural themes that underlie the show's plot lines.
A cooper is someone who makes barrels, though. The "Hooper" was the one who fitted the barrels with the metal rings that bound them together.
I forgot about Jade/Emerald. Wonder if we'll get an "Emerald" sometime this season? In "Invitation to Love," which daughter did Jared love, Jade or Emerald?
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