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  • Magic

    Though it is somewhat mysterious, magic is generally seen as the altering of the normal physical world through the application of willpower and [[Aegir]]. Though some think otherwise (which is often seen as [[Heresy]] or simple ignorance), from a …

  • Aegir

    Aegir. [[Quintessence]]. Soul. Energy. Life-force. Power. Spirit. There are no fewer definitions than there are names for this phenomenon, but what all agree upon is that Aegir is one of the most important and fundamental of forces. Possessed by all …

  • Quintessence

    Another word for [[Aegir]] used primarily by alchemists and philosophers who consider it to be one of the fundamental elements or substances that make up all things.

  • Enth

    Meaning "blessed ones," Enth are people with extraordinary ability to absorb and maintain Aegir, some are rumored even to be able to take in trickles of it from the very air. Since Aegir prolongs and sustains life, they are likely to be healthy and long- …

  • Staves

    Staves are otherwise ordinary wooden rods which have been [[Imbuing | imbued]] with [[Aegir | Aegir]] in such a way that it can only be used for one intended purpose. Other objects could be and are used, but staves are common because they are portable and …

  • 1A 120

    Date is is retroactively estimated by [[:eekanu | Eekanu]] that [[:henrekta | Henrekta]] first deliberately performed [[Magic]]. Following his examples and explanation, the practice of [[Pure Magic]] spread among those of the [[First Generation]] whose …

  • Light Magic

    Light magic is the newest, easiest to use, and most forgiving of mistakes of the three normally wielded sorts of magic. [[Fundin | commonly held]] to stem from [[:skaihalth | Skaihalth's]] power[[Aegir]] after she was awed or coerced by [[:sekeriah | …

  • Smite

    Smite is a [[Staves | staff]] rumored to exist, said to have been made by one [[cult]] or another of the church of [[Fundin]] to slay their enemies. Other stories say it was made by or for some sort of assassin. Either way it apparently looks much …

  • Dark Magic

    Dark magic (often called "Elder Magic" by its practitioners) is the oldest and most dangerous of the three normally wielded sorts of [[Magic | magic]]. It comes from the lent power of the god of darkness and mystery, [[:grimholt | Grimholt]], as part of …

  • Profane Magic

    A somewhat fuzzy term to say the least, the boundaries of profane magic are generally set at the edge of whatever one does. To commoners with no knowledge or experience with the use of [[Magic]] whatsoever, it's all rather suspect. Those who merely do [[ …

  • Zigur

    Zigur is a sword said to be the second ever made. According to this version of the story, [[:sekeriah | Sekeriah]] made it some time after inventing the first one to fix the problems of the original design. Though it was most likely a one-handed …

  • Vigilance

    Vigilance is a staff of origins now forgotten. It is said to be of white birchwood, tall as a man (suggesting it was made by the larger and stronger [[First Generations]]) and crowned with a tiger's eye. It serves as a protective talisman in many tales …

  • Skaihalth's Smile

    Skaihalth's Smile was a [[Staves | Staff]] believed to have been destroyed some time in the 2A 2700s when the more orthodox [[Savaritanians]] captured it from the [[Frysolythian Empire]]. It was created either by its namesake or some [[Heresy | heretic]] …

  • Beastslayer

    Beastslayer is an ancient [[Lances | lance]] from the [[First Age]]. According to [[:eekanu | Eekanu]] it was made and wielded by an otherwise unknown man of the [[Second Generation]] by the name of Andreyeva to combat feral [[Wyverns]], the last few …

  • Beller

    Beller is a [[Lances | lance]] apparently made by [[:henrekta | Henrekta]], though according to another story he merely enchanted the wood from which it was later carved. It was said to look like a large, broad-tipped spear with a crossguard like a …

  • Skald

    A battleaxe of unknown origin featuring in many legends of the [[Northwestern Nations]]. Skald looks like a large poleaxe with a blade decorated to look as if it is frosted over. Its only commonly agreed upon power is that it recites the deeds of its …

  • Bear Claw

    An axe commissioned by [[:king-sno-the-bloody-bearded | King Sno the Bloody-Bearded]] at some point during his reign over [[Snorivia]], who [[Imbuing | imbued]] it with its powers and the actual blacksmith are unknown, but they must have been masters of …

  • Lunar Crescent

    Lunar Crescent is a bow apparently made by a high priest of [[Fundin]] in [[Serpenvir]] early in the [[Second Age]]. At some point after the [[Donning of the Veil]] when Serpenvir closed itself off from outsiders, the ensorcelled bow was smuggled out of …

  • Murderer

    Murderer is a bow rumored to exist and to have been made for a ruthless mercenary during the [[Time of Sorrows]] and then tested on the bowyer who made it. He put upon it a curse so that it would never strike true except to kill a target. It is a fine …

  • Starlight

    Starlight is a [[Light Magic]] spell which legend claims was devised by [[:henrekta | Henrekta]] near the beginning of the [[First Age]] and first used in the [[Time of Sorrows]]. Like most truly great magics, it was never written down in tomes for common …

  • Lux Aeterna

    According to those who believe [[Starlight]] is [[Pure Magic]], Lux Aeterna is the ultimate [[Light Magic]]. Most people doubt it exists at all however since its use was never recorded, nor was its creation in any credible source. Allegedly however, …

  • Anima Magic

    Anima magic is older than [[Light Magic]] and younger than [[Dark Magic]]. It originates from a similar arrangement to that which spawned Dark Magic, [[:sekeriah | Sekeriah]] bested the god of nature, [[:ehrholt | Ehrholt]] and spared his life in exchange …

  • Whirlwind

    Perhaps the most common of the legendary spells, Whirlwind actually exists as an [[Anima Magic | anima Tome]]. However, because so few people can use it copies are in short supply and almost impossible to find. Some great mage of the past developed it, …

  • Abolish

    Quite possibly the most powerful tome of magic ever penned, Abolish was the last and greatest work of [[:henrekta | Henrekta]]. Often said by the ignorant to be [[Anima Magic]], it was clearly in fact [[Pure Magic | Pure]]. It is described as having …

  • Plague

    Plague is according to most a legendary [[Dark Magic]] spell, though there are others even among serious scholars of [[Magic]] and [[Fundin]] who hold it is [[Profane Magic]]. This is probably irrelevant, since it's doubtful whether there exist any druids …

  • Hel

    Hel is the greatest [[Dark Magic]] spell known to exist and is rumored to be one of the most dangerous spells of all time. Sources are quite clear that it was not developed by one of the well known archmages of the [[First Age]], so exactly who did devise …

  • Ehrholt

    Quiet but extraordinarily powerful deity first attested on shards of pottery from sometime before [[1A 1032]] as a vague personification of the world or of nature. Later stories recorded by the [[Third Generation]] and believed by more objective …

  • Grimholt

    Powerful deity first attested to on some shards of pottery from sometime before [[1A 1032]] as a terrible monster thought to lurk beneath an ancient mountain range. Later stories recorded by the [[Third Generation]] elaborate that "Mad God" Grimholt ( …