Pen was put to paper and a story emerged.
Deceased had stories to share of when they once lived amongst us so the author travelled to confirm the facts as elements of magic weaved through the writing.
Mythology was considered but the splitting souls, realms, creatures, energy, reincarnation, destiny, witches, vampires, seers, threads and hints from history are definitely not fiction.
Symbolism is a sign as the snake is a metaphor which continually appears. It is a reminder to shed your skin and live another life. Learn by reading the series: A snake is amongst us.