Tales grow in the telling and heroes grow in stature, even the tiniest can stand tall among their own.
In this place Brother, all flesh must be eaten.
First Precept of Consumption
What if a mage passes his powers on to his firstborn son, and a female mage to her first daughter, leaving the parent POWERLESS? A plain mortal, a sorcerer no longer, all wizardly might gone?
Or: what if a female wizard recieves the power of a mage who sires a child with her? Could lead to promiscuous witches and overly careful mages.