• Islands • Mythological and legendary places Aeaea was a legendary island during ancient Greek times. It was the home of the famous sorceress Circe (FW). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:48 — 3.5MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Areas of knowledge Alchemy is the ancient study of transforming base metals into gold and eventually creating a Philospher’s Stone which would give the owner eternal life. Because metals must be melted and mixed before they are transformed into gold, alchemy is a cross between Potions and Transfiguration. The most famous alchemist in… Read More
• Character The second of three witches in the story “The Fountain of Fair Fortune” from The Tales of Beedle the Bard. Altheda was a witch who had lost confidence in herself after being robbed and humiliated, and went to find the fabled fountain for a cure for her feelings of helplessness. Read More
• Character The third of three witches in the story “The Fountain of Fair Fortune” from The Tales of Beedle the Bard. In the Amazon.com paraphrase, Amata was a witch seeking a cure from the fountain for the grief and longing caused when she was deserted by her beloved. As she… Read More
• Magical discipline Ancient Magic is magic which happens independently of efforts by wizards, an effect which is triggered by events and powers endemic to the nature of reality. It is extremely old and mysterious, and a wand is not necessary for it to work. It is part of the “magical-ness” of the… Read More
• Character Antioch Peverell was the oldest of the three brothers in The Tale of the Three Brothers, and owner of the Elder Wand. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:48 — 3.5MB)… Read More
• Character Arcus was one of two wizards thought to have taken the Elder Wand from Loxias. It is unknown whether he or Livius defeated him (DH21). Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
• Creatures' homes, lairs, and territories • Regions, counties, and territories Arizona is a state in the American southwest. Much of the land is beautiful, arid desert. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:48 — 3.5MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character The first of three witches in the story “The Fountain of Fair Fortune” from The Tales of Beedle the Bard. In the account given on Amazon.com, Asha is a witch with an incurable malady who seeks wellness at the fountain. Along the way she meets two other women, Altheda and… Read More
• Islands • Mythological and legendary places Avalon is a legendary island somewhere off the coast of England, which during the time of King Arthur was ruled by Morgan le Fay – a queen, a dark sorceress, and Merlin’s half-sister and enemy (fw8). Podcast: Play… Read More