Month: November 2017 (Page 1 of 2)
Never underestimate the power of a well-placed spell. I have argued here in the past that unnecessary, frivolous or gratuitous use of magic can leave one without spells when one needs them most, but at the same time, the right spell at the right time can turn a situation from extremely challenging to mildly inconvenient.
Every year, the traditional settings grace the table, and every piece has its own history, its own story. Candelabra, centerpiece; what are they? Where did they come from?
Sometimes, the best plan is to not have a plan or ad-lib things. Sometimes, that is the only plan. In those circumstances, though, it is advisable to practice restraint and limit the degree of surprise to one’s friends and allies…