“When a challenge is completed then see it not as a task accomplished, but as an achievement through perseverance and endeavour.” The Amanuensis.
“Legends are ubiquitous. They represent ages past, lost civilisations, heavenly battles, religious culture and lie at the heart of morality.” Jeremiah Delalande, Lecture on Philosophy of Lore.
“Wars are lost in time. Who now remembers Ang Nafud, The Barrow Woods before the wights, the Elven landscape before the Dökkálfar, or the collapse of the Dwarf Dynasty at Carad Duir?” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain.
“The Council erred. We betrayed one species and should have waged war on man. Fresh from victory and struck them from the world too.” Xalordryn Landirthir, Testimony to the Privy Dökkálfar War Council.
“Witchcraft or worse. Whatever hit the boy here sent him clean over the edge and down the drop.” “Worse?” said the man with the loud heart. “What could be worse?”
“Knowledge is layered and, while freely accessible, is drawn from many arts. Some secrets are not suited to particular artisans. Each Order has a dedicated athenaeum. Never be tempted to uncover The Vault.” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain.
“In ancient times places of worship built secret vaults to hide relics and people under scrutiny for being different. Many have been lost in antiquity. Seekers now scavenge the lands looking for lost undercrofts.” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain.
“It is no laughing matter that a competent sorcerer holds life and death at their fingertips. It is a grave burden that should never be abused selfishly.” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain.
Professor Strickland, lecturing archaeologist and collector of supernatural myths and artefacts. A hobby leading him to Rome and a mirror.
“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.