"I wondered whether the stillness on the face of the immensity looking at us two were meant as an appeal or as a menace. What were we who had strayed in here? Could we handle that dumb thing, or would it handle us? I felt how big, how confoundedly big, was that thing that couldn’t talk, and perhaps was deaf as well. What was in there?" Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
Ur-man is a confused forest where a harmony of nature is broken.
The work was in Siberia (Irkutsk region, Krasnoyarsk territory and the Republic of Khakassia)