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The following information is based on events in Interview for a Wizard and The Secret Society of Seven Sorcerers and contain spoilers.

The illumination spell (Lumen) is a spell that, when cast, lights up the tip of a wizard or witch's wand or staff.[1] With a staff, it can cause both ends to blaze.[2] It is used by Wizardry in the same manner in which Folk use flashlights, to see in the dark.[1][2]

Examples of usage Edit

Etymology Edit

The incantation lumen is a Latin noun meaning "light". Accurately written it is lūmen, with a diacritic marking a double u vowel. The genitive form is lūminis.

Lūmen comes from the Proto-Indo-European *léwksmn̥, derived from the root *lewk- (“bright”). It is equivalent to lūx +‎ -men.

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Areces, J.A.. Interview for a Wizard. Areces Miami, Florida. 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Areces, J.A.. The Secret Society of Seven Sorcerers. Areces Miami, Florida. 2017.
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