Since magic can be used so powerfully for evil, why are there not a lot more evil and/or deranged wizards around in the world?
Caeser193 recently posted an article about how magic has made war obsolete, below please find seven ways to keep magic and magic users from dominating warfare
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The Baron Trotha is responsible for most of the recent trouble in Vallermoore, and yet not even his most trusted minions have ever seen his face, as he wears crimson robes and a skull-like mask of black-painted steel. Why he is attacking the Kingdom is unknown, as he has never bothered to explain his actions. But with the kidnapping of King Montor's daughter, he may have gone too far this time...
A young Kumbra seeking knowledge from humans and fulfilling the unlikely roll of protector of a trade route.
"You do not need to be a cleric to bring light into the world."
(a Mage follower of Isis, npc suitable for any fantasy campaign with gods of light.)
An equipment listing of items useful to mages and wizards, but not quite deserving full submissions of their own.
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A greater examination of the Magician’s best friend, his familiar.
A demon’s kiss burns with lust and with shame. So do their secrets and their magic.
To the winds with memorizing spells and counting mana points.
A compilation of magical staves that summon servants.
Also known as the school of the unseen and the Enclave of Enchantment. Little more is known to outsiders than that.
A symbol of achievement, an icon of arrogance and pride, a pinnacle of alchemical purity.
"a new (scientific) truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."
A rumour of the knights of some powerful king that sleep until danger threatens the kingdom.
The truth is that they were rebels, trying to split the kingdom. Once captured they were put into an enchanted sleep, protected from age and harm, until their aims have been carried out by others in which case they will awaken.
There is a loophole in the spell in that trying to take one of their weapons will also awaken them.