|“||Harmony: She was foolish, I know. But she loved the cause and was very brave.
In a conversation with Gritch, Melody claims to be betrothed to a buck whom she doesn't name. During one of Morbin Blackhawk's councils, she attacks Morbin while shouting about the Green Ember. Morbin swiftly kills her himself.
While at causer council meeting, Melody is mentioned briefly by Whittle Longtreader when he and Heather first meet Harmony, Melody's sister. Whittle reveals to Heather that she purposely took a job in Morbin's lair in an effort to discover more about the killing of younglings for Morbin's feasts.
Melody was described as being younger than Sween Longtreader.
Personality and traits
Melody was brave, if somewhat foolish, and she believed strongly in speaking out for a cause she supported.
- The name "Melody" is of English origin and means "song."
- S. D. Smith has noted Melody as a particularly painful death for one of his characters, and feels that this led to the creation of her sister Harmony.