Lessons of Fire


Mystical and Magical Beasts:
To understand magic and be proficient in it's use, one must understand the nature of magic and the creatures that are mystical in nature. Once an understanding of what is magic is achieved, then a student can begin to comprehend the power that a wizard weilds. Creatures included in the study are dragons, unicorns, phoenix, sprites, and elementals. Additional resources on histories of notorious and revered dragons can be found Here

Reading and Writing Magic:
To prepare the young magelings for spellcasting abilities, they must first be taught the nature of magic and it's components. First written magic is covered, along with the ability to read the mystic language. Then simple cantrips that can be invoked without the student channeling any power, to allow them to feel the seductive power of pure magic without the risk of becoming enveloped by it's raw nature. Those who do well in this and the Spell Components course may be singled out for more specialized training.

Spell Components (Material Magic):
Most spells have a material component, basically when they are cast certain elements must also be available to be absorbed by the power of the spell.
For example: to cast a web spell to fill a doorway or to block a passage, a piece of spider's web must be at hand and consumed by casting the spell. The search for these objects and the circumstances that make them more potent require in-depth study. The basic elements are introduced along with the common occurances that increase the potency of these items.


Elemental Faiths
You will learn the basic elements of the world, Air, Earth, Water, and Fire.
You will also come to understand their origin, limitations and power. Included in this introductory course is a study of each responsible for an elemental plane.

Through the long, black night the single candle of a wizard's power burns bright.