A Godless World
IX On the Nature of Magic
In this chapter we will discuss the basic functions and forms of Arcane Magic as they currently exist in Daenar. Here we will touch briefly on the limits and common uses, as well as some of the common theories of Arcane Magic’s basic nature. Discussion of the organizations that study the various forms of magic can be found in Chapter 6.
Here the most recent form of Arcane study and practice, Arcamechanical Engineering, is discussed. We will discuss the origins of this practice, as well as some theories as for why this form of imbuing objects with magical energy works when the vast majority do not.
The Arcane practice of Alchemy is nearly as old as the pure practice of Arcane Magic. This chapter will discuss the basic theories of Alchemy.
Disclaimer: The existence of this chapter should not be taken as an endorsement of the existence of so called ‘Divine Magic’. However, no overview of magic would be complete without discussing why the existence of this type of magic is not taken seriously.
Traveling vast distances, healing wounds, viewing remote locations, and even returning the dead to the realm of living. So much was lost after the Cult War, and the arcane scholars of Daenar are working hard to recover them. Here we discuss what the future holds for Magic.