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 The Sixth World has made up a lot of terms and added to the meaning of old words to describe what magic does. Here’s a dictionary of sorts that we add to when we come across new concepts and words. The Sixth World has made up a lot of terms and added to the meaning of old words to describe what magic does. Here’s a dictionary of sorts that we add to when we come across new concepts and words.
  
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 aspected – a magician who can only do one specific kind of magic: conjuring, sorcery or enchanting (see below). As opposed to a full magician who can do all three. aspected – a magician who can only do one specific kind of magic: conjuring, sorcery or enchanting (see below). As opposed to a full magician who can do all three.
  
 Awakened – anything magic Awakened – anything magic
  
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 background count – areas can have a negative or positive magical background count and it can and does change over time. Emotions influence the background count, for example, as do spells and other magic. If a site has a high positive background count, magic gets more powerful, which can be dangerous for the magician. Negative background counts make it harder or impossible to wield magic. The background count is caused by the magical manipulation of →mana background count – areas can have a negative or positive magical background count and it can and does change over time. Emotions influence the background count, for example, as do spells and other magic. If a site has a high positive background count, magic gets more powerful, which can be dangerous for the magician. Negative background counts make it harder or impossible to wield magic. The background count is caused by the magical manipulation of →mana
  
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 conjuring: the art of calling spirits conjuring: the art of calling spirits
  
  
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--+Drain: doing magic is exhausting and you pay the price with everything from mild headaches to brain hemorrhage ​
  
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 enchanting: the art of creating magical items enchanting: the art of creating magical items
  
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 insect spirit – bad news. Insect spirits are the most alien of all known spirits and usually completely hostile. Most of them form hives and take over humans to fill the ranks. insect spirit – bad news. Insect spirits are the most alien of all known spirits and usually completely hostile. Most of them form hives and take over humans to fill the ranks.
  
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 lodge – a place of power for the magician who sets it up, either temporarily or permanently lodge – a place of power for the magician who sets it up, either temporarily or permanently
  
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 mana – the stuff magic is made from, so to speak. Magicians manipulate mana and regions high in mana (often areas untouched by civilization) are extra conductive to magic. see →background count mana – the stuff magic is made from, so to speak. Magicians manipulate mana and regions high in mana (often areas untouched by civilization) are extra conductive to magic. see →background count
  
-{{anchor:​MT_N:​N}} +metaquest ​a journey into the astral planes. Dangerous and often confusing, but potentially enlightening. Sometimes used to gain new magical skills, interact with spirits ect.
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 +orichalcum - the most valuable Awakened mineral. Mostly manufactured artificially,​ it is used for example in the production of foci. 
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 sorcery – the art of casting spells sorcery – the art of casting spells
  
 spirit – what is says on the box. There are Spirits of Man, Earth, Air, Water, Fire, Plant and Beast and depending on the magician’s personal tradition, they can be conjured. There also are free spirit, who managed to break the bond that ties them to their conjurer and who now can appear in the Sixth World at will. And there are free spirits that have never been conjured – no one knows where they come from. spirit – what is says on the box. There are Spirits of Man, Earth, Air, Water, Fire, Plant and Beast and depending on the magician’s personal tradition, they can be conjured. There also are free spirit, who managed to break the bond that ties them to their conjurer and who now can appear in the Sixth World at will. And there are free spirits that have never been conjured – no one knows where they come from.
  
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 Talismonger – someone who deals in magical ingredients and lore, also known as Telesma. Talislegging is the smuggling of such things. Talismonger – someone who deals in magical ingredients and lore, also known as Telesma. Talislegging is the smuggling of such things.
  
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 +ward a mana barrier that protects everything it encompasses. Will also help with hiding things and people from an astral search.
  
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 {{tag>​Sixth_World Magic}} {{tag>​Sixth_World Magic}}
  
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