Tag: Worldbuilding

Interview with Killian

This interview is a with a character who appears in Revenant. It was based on a story called Rebel that hasn't been released yet. This was an attempt on my part to follow the more traditional interview format rather than the (slightly confused) story style that I used in the

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Tarsithian Communiqués

I have, over the years, done quite a bit of in-world writing. A lot of the stuff that has appeared here over the last however many months was written as though it was in-world. Doing my development that way helps me both to give depth to the world and to

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On the Nature of Magic

Many things have been called magic over the aeons, some of them even were. Many things that were magic were mislabeled as ‘acts of god’, ‘acts of nature’, or explained away as hallucinations, ignorance or gullibility. It is, therefore, very difficult to judge the truth of magic by looking at

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On The Occult Disciplines

Ge’thyrimancy relies almost wholly upon Talent with lore coming an important second and ritual coming an almost inconsequential third. A’thyrimancy, like Ge’thyrimancy, depends mostly on Talent and lore, though ritual, as an aid to concentration and focus is important. Chi’thyrimancy, on the other hand, depends fairly equally upon ritual and

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Reaper Hawk: Story Elements

Telepathy Telepathy allows the telepath or spellcaster to read a person’s surface thoughts with relative ease. The limits to this is that it only gives them what the target is thinking at the moment of contact and maintaining contact for long periods is very difficult. Magic takes energy, and it

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Book of the Heavens

Note attached to the outside of the original manuscript It is with a heavy heart that I put pen to paper in order to write this account. The heaviness is not due to any reluctance in the telling, for I believe that this account should have been shared long ago,

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