,,-††††%%@                                          @%%††††-,,
,,,,,-†@@@                                          @@@†-,,,,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,,,,,†%@#                                          #@%†,,,,,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                †% †%† %†                 ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##           †%†%%--,    ,--†%%†%†          ##@@%††-,,
,,,,--†††@ †%  †%  ,,,  ,,   MAGIC  ,,  ,,,  %†  %† @†††--,,,,
,,,,,,†%@@           †%†%%--,    ,--%%†%†           @@%†,,,,,,
,,-††%@@##                †% †%† %†                 ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,,,,,-†@@    MAGIC IS ABOUT BEING UNACCOUNTABLE,   @@†-,,,,,,
,,-††††@@@ ABOUT REMOVING THE SOURCE  OF THE ACTION @@@††††-,,
,,-††%@@@@ FROM YOURSELF. IT WORKS  BY EXPLOITING A @@@@%††-,,
,,,,,,†%%@       KIND OF GRAVITY, CALLED THE        @%%†,,,,,,
,,-††%@@@@              ARROW OF TIME.              @@@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@## THINGS IN THIS UNIVERSE  ALWAYS SEEK THE ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@@@ LEAST ENERGETIC STATE.  ALL POTENTIAL IS @@@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@@@ GRADUALLY  LOST INTO LESSER  FORMS (SUCH @@@@%††-,,
,,-††%%@@@                AS HEAT).                 @@@%%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##     MAGIC THEN, IS CREATING TUNNELS,     ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@## SPECIFIC  AND INTRICATE CANALS, FOR THIS ##@@%††-,,
,,,,,-†%%@ TO HAPPEN IN A  CONTROLLED MANNER. THINK @%%†-,,,,,
,,-††%@@## OF IT AS  SETTING AN ELABORATE  TRAP FOR ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                 ENTROPY.                 ##@@%††-,,
,,,,,,-†%@                                          @%†-,,,,,,
,,,,,,,-†@ AND  THEN, WHEN THE CIRCUIT  CLOSES, THE @†-,,,,,,,
,,,,,,-†%@ ARROW  IS FORCED  TO  DO  YOUR  BIDDING! @%†-,,,,,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,--††††%@   OF COURSE, YOU'RE ALSO IRREVERSABLY    @%††††--,,
,,,,,-††%@ DRAINING  TIME  FROM  THE  UNIVERSE, BUT @%††-,,,,,
,,-††%@###                   YEAH.                  ###@%††-,,
,,-††%@@@#                                          #@@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                †%%   %%†               ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,,,,†%%@@                                          @@%%†,,,,,
,,-††%@@@# THE DANGER IS A RUNAWAY  SPELL - IF  THE #@@@%††-,,
,,,,,,,-†@ FILAMENT  OF YOUR CANAL IS TOO WEAK,  OR @†-,,,,,,,
,,-††%@@@# THE POTENTIAL IS  HIGH  ENOUGH TO ESCAPE #@@@%††-,,
,,,,,,,†%@ ANY SELF-CLOSING MECHANISMS - A  BREACH. @%†,,,,,,,
,,,,-†%@@@                                          @@@%†-,,,,
,,-††%@@##     THESE ARE USUALLY CATASTROPHIC.      ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%%%%@ ALTHOUGH  MANY  ARE  LOCAL,   THEY  STAY @%%%%††-,,
,,-††%@@## ACTIVE   UNTIL  CLOSED  OFF  BY  COUNTER ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@## SPELLS (HARD TO  PULL OFF) OR THERE'S NO ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##       MORE ENERGY TO FALL THROUGH.       ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@@@                                          @@@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@## IN THAT CASE THE OUTCOME DEPENDS  ON THE ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##  SPELL. SMALL-SCALE BREACHES MIGHT NOT   ##@@%††-,,
,,,,†††††@ EVEN BE NOTICEABLE  BY THE  UNINITIATED; @†††††,,,,
,,,,---††@ BUT A  SPELL MIGHT ALSO  VERY WELL BRING @††---,,,,
,,,-†††%%@ ABOUT  THE HEAT DEATH  OF THE  UNIVERSE. @%%†††-,,,
,,-††%%%%@                                          @%%%%††-,,
,,,,,-†@@@                                          @@@†-,,,,,
,,-††%@@@#                   †%†                    #@@@%††-,,
,,-††%@###                                          ###@%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@## WELL. IT  IS WHAT IT IS.  A DYING  ART.. ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@@@#           MAYBE FOR THE BEST.            #@@@%††-,,
,,,,,-†%@@                                          @@%†-,,,,,
,,-††††@@@                                          @@@††††-,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%%%%@                                          @%%%%††-,,
,,-††%@@##                                          ##@@%††-,,
,,-††%@###                                          ###@%††-,,