The Passages Of Avalon
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Nature: Grimoire
Author: Morgan le Fay

Description: An old and weathered journal, handwritten and in french, recounting the author's travels through medieval Europe. It describes the places she visited, people she met, customs and beliefs she came across along the way as well as various local stories and legends people told her, making it an anthropological and cultural treasure trove.

It also contains the instructions for several unique and powerful spells, easily overlooked as they're presented as rites and prayers and superstitions she encountered, making them blend in with the rest of the contents. Her claims that she didn't invent the spells themselves but simply wrote down what the sleepers had developed, and that they also managed to produce effects with these magics, should perhaps be viewed with a healthy dose of skepticism.

Contents

Name Spell Dice pool Arcanum Traits Special
Ring of Salt Ban vs
-spirits
-ghosts
-fairies, or
-mana-holding beings
Wits + Occ Space •••
+Spirit ••,
Death ••,
Fate ••, or
Prime ••
P BF1
East of the Sun,
West of the Moon
Hide Space Int + Invest Space ••••• EaP BF2
Off the Clock Faerie Glade Wits+Occ vs Com+G Time ••••• EV1mP BF3
Inviting the Little Folk Lesser Fairy Summons Man + Pers vs Com+W Fate •••(•) VL1m/W -
Calling the Lords and Ladies Greater Fairy Summons Pres+Pers vs Res+W Fate ••••• EVP1g/W -
The Third and Twilight Road Open Hedge Gates Man + Subt Fate •••(•) EV1mT -
Fairy Gold Channel Glamour Man+Occ vs Com+W Fate •••• L -
Pouch of Charms Store Glamour Int + Crafts Fate •••• E1mP -

E = Extended, V = Vulgar, L = Lasting, aP = Advanced Prolongation, BF = Bonus Factors

Bonus Factors
Ban: Surround area w. substance antithetical to target type (iron vs fae, salt vs ghost,etc), +1 potency
Hide Space: If absolutely no map, floorplan or instructions exist for area, roll to navigate it gets –2
Faerie Glade: If area's been used for fairy celebration or rite in past year, max multiplier is increased by 3

Lesser Fairy Summons (Fate ••• or ••••)
Practice: Weaving
Action: Instant and contested, summoned being rolls Composure + Wyrd
Duration: Lasting
Aspect: Vulgar
Cost: 1 mana per dot of Wyrd to be summoned
Effect: Makes a nearby hobgoblin or similar hedge-dweller appear before the caster. If an established gate to the hedge is in range the spell requires only Disciple-level skill, but if no such gate is available it requires an Adept-level effect.

Greater Fairy Summons (Fate •••••)
Practice: Making
Action: Extended; takes 10 successes per dot of Wyrd to be summoned
Duration: Prolonged (one scene)
Aspect: Vulgar
Cost: 1 Glamour per dot of Wyrd to be summoned
Effect: Temporarily summons an aspect of the True Fae whose True Name you intone while casting. In order to make this spell work the caster has to perform it within the Hedge. No protection, control or obedience whatsoever is included in the spell.

Open Hedge Gates (Fate ••• or ••••)
Practice: Veiling or Patterning
Action: Extended
Duration: Transitory (1 round)
Aspect: Vulgar
Cost: 1 mana
Effect: Temporarily fools a hedge-gate into believing its activation conditions have been met, causing it to open up. Once the caster reaches Fate 4 he can cast this as an Instant action. If there isn't an existing gate present the caster can create a new one, but this requires him to spend 2 points of Glamour and makes it a Adept-level effect.

Channel Glamour (Fate ••••)
Practice: Patterning
Action: Instant, contested with Composure + Wyrd
Duration: Lasting
Aspect: Covert
Cost: None
Effect: Allows the caster to transfer Glamour from one touched creature or item to another. Changelings and many other creatures cannot have their Glamour taken against their will, which means the roll to resist is most often involved when someone doesn't want to be given Glamour with this spell. At Fate 5 this spell can be cast at sensory range. Do note that a mage normally has no way to contain Glamour within his own pattern, and so needs other means to collect and store the energy for himself.

Store Glamour (Fate ••••)
Practice: Patterning
Action: Extended
Duration: Prolonged (one scene)
Aspect: Covert
Cost: 1 mana
Effect: Enchants pouch or other suitable container so that it can store Glamour, up to 1 point for each point of Potency on the spell, to a maximum of the caster's Gnosis + Fate.

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