88) Candles of Shadow Summoning
Pulling creatures from the Shadow Realm is a tricky business. They are spirits twisted by contact with our own, changed into some form not of their own choosing, simply because they were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Once formed and shaped, they stay that way for a time, but eventually melt back into shapeless umbra that they came from.
It was tricky business until a proper process was developed. It requires candles made in the dark or in deep shadow. They should be purplish black in color and without scent. The wick should be dyed black as well. (If dyed with Kona Root, the fire itself will have a purple cast to it.) The Fourteen Runes of Shadows should be carved upon the candles.
The spell process requires a hooding of the candle, so the light only shines in one direction. The light should be shone upon a shadow puppet of the desired form to be summoned (if one is very brave a number of shadow puppets). It is important that it is a puppet that casts the shadow. If it is not a puppet, the caster will have no control over the shadow spirit. The shadow must be cast upon a black clear wall... and no other shadows should occur upon the wall. Upon the shadow the summoning spell is cast, and a shadow form is summoned.
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Again, great precautions should be taken with this or any summoning spell. Every step missed is an opportunity for the summoning to go wrong. (Extra shadows you didn't bind might be aggressive. Uncontrolled shadows being angry. Without the Runes the wrong things could be summoned. Imperfections on the wall could lead to imperfections on the spell. If your circle of protection isn't perfect, the creature might be able to reach you before binding. And so on...)
91) Nanny's Balm
These candles are sometimes magic, sometimes alchemy, but either way the effect is the same. Anyone under the age of 12, will slowly become calmer under the light/smoke of the candle. This is not a big difference normally, as it is not mind control, just an influence. However, at bed time, it is the blessing of the gods.
92) Candles of Throat
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This ancient candle (hence the odd name) is a combination of magic and alchemy. The smoke from the candle (which is pleasant) allows one to talk (and even talk loudly) without risking the throat (no hoarseness, no drying out, etc). These candles are used in long courtly meetings, in classrooms where a teacher/professor can drone on, and by better singing minstrels.
77. Candle of Drunkeness
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The opposite of the Candle of Sobering, this candle strengthens the effects of alcohol drunk with it's light. Used by inkeepers against rival inns to cause fights on the premises, by date rapists to get women drunk and by those who want to get drunk as quickly as possible.