More magic stuff

Paul Andinach pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Wed Oct 6 00:17:13 EDT 1999


On Tue, 5 Oct 1999 alexandra.bolintineanu at utoronto.ca wrote:

> I think what I liked best about Finnish magic is that you have to
> tell the *stories* of things in order to control them.  An old man,
> for instance, cures a hero's stab wound by reciting the story of the
> origin of iron.

That is cool. And pretty much unique, as far as I know.

Paul
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