Trace (Journal): Journal entry, May 9th, 477 Mana is the basis of all magic in this world.
Trace (Journal): Unlike Keidran, who must use mana stored in stones…
Trace (Journal): Templar have the unique ability to draw mana directly from the earth. However, once all the mana from one location is drained without time to replenish, it is the earth’s life-energy that begins to be drawn out.
Trace (Journal): This is also known as black mana…
Trace (Journal): It is a very powerful energy… but most refuse to use it.
Trace (Journal): For there is always a consequence.
Keith: What the…?
Natani: How dare you harm my older brother. You’ll pay for that, Basitin.
Trace (Journal): From what I’ve seen, taking life-energy from the earth often causes nervousness, violence, delusions, loss of memory, insanity and sometimes death. It worsens the more it’s used. I must be careful how much I use, I can already feel some of these effects taking hold on me… I’m taking Saria to our house near the Border this afternoon. She always loves it down there.
Trace: (in Human) Need more.. more mana…
Natani: I took out the great Trace Legacy. I don’t think you’ll be much of a… …What is this? Why… is the grass dying…?
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