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Hedge Magic has some diverse applications, but is considered widely to be the purview of tricksters and charlatans. Travelling magicians are not the most common sight, but they do have their share of the entertainment market both in the Far and Middle East. Hedge Magic has some diverse applications, but is considered widely to be the purview of tricksters and charlatans. Travelling magicians are not the most common sight, but they do have their share of the entertainment market both in the Far and Middle East.
-Of course, there are a large number of practicioners who find other uses and applications of Hedge Magic, from discerning thieves, to courtiers, who find it aids in their manipulations and games.+Of course, there are a large number of practitioners who find other uses and applications of Hedge Magic, from discerning thieves, to courtiers, who find it aids in their manipulations and games.
==== A Momentary Glance ==== ==== A Momentary Glance ====
-Hedge Magic is quite unstable, and even at the higher levels of its power, effects are prone to disperse at the slightest hint of unbalance. On the other hand, they are capable of staying around and remaining believable for a while if others do not think too hard about what is going on.+Hedge Magic is quite unstable, and even at the higher levels of its power, effects are prone to disperse at the slightest hint of imbalance. On the other hand, they are capable of staying around and remaining believable for a while if others do not think too hard about what is going on.
The most practised and skilled Hedge wizards, use their tricks very carefully to aid in their great weaving of a story, lie or entertainment, enhancing their skills of show. The most practised and skilled Hedge wizards, use their tricks very carefully to aid in their great weaving of a story, lie or entertainment, enhancing their skills of show.
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====The Cost==== ====The Cost====
-It costs 1AP to cast a first tier hedgemagic spell, 2AP to cast a second tier spell and 3AP to cast a third tier spell. +It costs 1AP to cast a first tier hedge magic spell, 2AP to cast a second tier spell and 3AP to cast a third tier spell.
At each new tier, the spells of lower tiers can be case for more AP for these benefits. Thus, on reaching a tier two spell, the tier one spells can be cast at 2AP with a lot more freedom of variation. At each new tier, the spells of lower tiers can be case for more AP for these benefits. Thus, on reaching a tier two spell, the tier one spells can be cast at 2AP with a lot more freedom of variation.
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Although Hedge Magic spells can usually be cast at a moment's notice, their preparation is time-consuming and requires adequate preparation. If a spell is prepared however (in game terms, the AP has been spent on 'casting' it), it can be cast at any time and used in many imaginative ways. Although Hedge Magic spells can usually be cast at a moment's notice, their preparation is time-consuming and requires adequate preparation. If a spell is prepared however (in game terms, the AP has been spent on 'casting' it), it can be cast at any time and used in many imaginative ways.
-The length of the seplls tends to vary and rarely exceeds, undisturbed, an hour or so. If, however, a close inspection of the properties of the spell are made, there is a high chance that it will vanish quickly.+The length of the spells tends to vary and rarely exceeds, undisturbed, an hour or so. If, however, a close inspection of the properties of the spell are made, there is a high chance that it will vanish quickly.
===== Spells ===== ===== Spells =====
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=== The Smoke === === The Smoke ===
->Taking the hoarse powder of the desert sands, I have burned it with the incantations tought me by my father. The charred and black grain I have rubbed into leaves of palm and inhaled them three times at each of three sundowns. Now I shall cleanse myself in the waters of my brother's house and tomorrow will be ready to shroud the whole town square with smoke.+>Taking the hoarse powder of the desert sands, I have burned it with the incantations taught me by my father. The charred and black grain I have rubbed into leaves of palm and inhaled them three times at each of three sundowns. Now I shall cleanse myself in the waters of my brother's house and tomorrow will be ready to shroud the whole town square with smoke.
//Salim al-Ramijan, notable hedge mage of Baghdad// //Salim al-Ramijan, notable hedge mage of Baghdad//
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