Tag: Lore

The Dragon or the Egg? – How Daenerys Managed to Hatch Her Dragons

  “As Daenerys Targaryen rose to her feet, her black (dragon) hissed, pale smoke venting from its mouth and nostrils. The other two pulled away from her breasts and added their voices to the call, translucent wings unfolding and stirring the air, and for the first time in hundreds of years, the night came alive …

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To Burn or Not to Burn – Why There is Power in King’s Blood

The burning of the idols.

  “There is power in king’s blood!” How often have we heard this from Melisandre’s associates in some form or another? In fact, she seems to need the stuff for anything big. Certainly to indulge her dragon fetish. If there were a Westerosi soda named Kingsblood she’d chug it by the gallon. And she wouldn’t …

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Winner Takes It All! – Which Warden Has The Most Potential of the Bunch

  The game establishes very quickly that all the different wardens are talented enough that Duncan is amazed by every one of them. But the biggest question you’ve all been surely asking yourselves over the years is, naturally, which one would be the naturally strongest. From a gameplay perspective it’s very simple: the mage. Magic …

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Unlimited Power! – A Discussion on How Magical Power Works in the Harry Potter Universe

  I love magic. I really do. To have the ability to summon the storm of the centuries to destroy all of my foes. Or maybe necromancy to summon an army of minions to do my bidding. Perhaps shapeshift in a plethora of mythological creatures to deal with the annoying people around me. And hey, …

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Power of the Witches Rise – Witch Power in the Vampire Diaries Universe

As any people who read my posts here often will know, I’m a big fan of lore and while I think the lore of  The Vampire Diaries  and  The Originals’ universe is kind of unclear, oddly enough that’s part of what I enjoy about it. I enjoy categorising and figuring out exactly how all of …

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Mechanics of the Impossible – Magic in the Originals & Vampire Diaries Universe

The Originals and The Vampire Diaries are, obviously, set in a world where things like magic and the supernatural exist. However, magic, as in many fantasy stories, must still follow certain rules. This article is meant to give a little bit of an overview of those rules that have been established so far and of …

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