the sounds of war
An interesting creation of a supreme serpent sorcerer
“Everything is poison, there is poison in everything. Only the dose makes a thing not a poison”.
Animals have parasites and diseases, so do plants, there are even bacteria that cann dissolve oil spills or plastic or what have you - why couldn't there be a disease living off magic - a magic item could be infected, losing power and speading the plague to other equipment it contacts, while a magic user would slowly lose his powers and contaminate all he works with or casts a spell at...