“If you choose to build upon land that is, shall we say, of dubious nature, then do not expect it to remain silent. Many haunting are a result of misplaced foundations.” The Book of Myths and Ancient Law, Jeremiah Delalande.
“It is rumoured there was once an unholy alliance between The Necromancer and Witch Queen. Together worlds fell and chaos ruled.” The Book of Myths and Ancient Law, Jeremiah Delalande.
“In addition to Seers, Oracles and Augers there is a further family of diviners. These are the Readers. Some use cards, others auras or mentalism. Of these Shaman and Magicians score well?” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “The Principles of Divination.”
“Seers are abundant. So are tricksters . When it comes to Oracles and Augers ask yourself one thing. Why do I not know the answer to my question?” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “The Principles of Divination.”
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“Of all the sorcery practices there is one no wise mage will suffer. It is the abomination of life itself. A vile practice that corrupts everything. One that destroys every principle this great University stands for.” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “The Principles of Magic.”
“When men raise armies to fight for Gods, nothing good can come of it.” Xalordryn Beltalyon, Dökkálfar Warlord at the privy Council of Elves.
“Books hold the knowledge of the world. Never underestimate the power of reading. It is a gift. Show me an arch mage that can’t read and I will show you a fool.” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “Treatise on Enlightenment.”
“The shadows are your friend comrade. They hide much, but beware the mage and sub-species for the darkness holds no mystery.” Marcus Flax, “The Assassins Guide to Invisibility.”
“The Phoenix got it right. Live long, die in flames and from the ashes be reborn. Rather elegant don’t you think given our disposition to become old and decrepit.” Father Jacob, from “A Study on Humanity.”