The Wayfarer (mnfaure) wrote,
The Wayfarer
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Two postings in one day? And within a, what? 10 minute? span of one another.

Anyhow, I have a question or two for those of you who write fantasy or CG. I'm curious as to how you treat magic in your worlds, assuming you have magic. How do you create it? What rules do you assign it? Does it *cost* something to use? Is it integral to the plot? Is it just something fun and cool?

As a reader, what are your expectations of magic? Do you want it to make sense or do you just like seeing what cool things the characters can do with it? Is there a particular "magic" that is overdone, that you cringe when you read?

As queenoftheskies says, inquiring minds want to know.
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