Level 5 - Noble Minion of Scribbling
The slime was moving...
Magic is more prevalent than you might think. Magic is simply the imagining of the Universe in a slightly different
state. This results in the Universe being modified to match your
imagination. If you can imagine something you can do magic. But only for
a very short period of time. This is because there are entities in the
Universe dedicated to making sure that everything in it continues to
obey a specific set of rules. You might think of these as the 'Laws of
Physics'. If something breaks 'The Laws of Physics' these entities move in
and dismantle it. Very quickly. So quickly, in fact, that it never
'We followed the map as best we could, periodically checking our bearings using the chronograph and the sextants that the seer had given us. Eventually we found the deserted location that corresponded to the coordinates on the rapidly disintegrating map. And we began digging...
'We started a trench that went down about fifteen feet into the baking sand and headed due South. After a few hours our spades rang with the sound of steel on stone and as it did so the group gathered round to see what we had hit. Some hand digging revealed a dark black stone that had been carved with a strange texture on it's surface like a series of overlapping layers of petrified tendrils frozen for perhaps a thousand years. It looked and felt utterly alien, and yet our goal lay in the centre of this forbidding artefact.