[LMB] The Assassins of Thasalon: Chapter 7
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Wed Jul 28 06:36:36 BST 2021
When you think about it, it's probably been quite common for
hedge-sorcerers to use their demon to kill.
Many of them don't even realise what's happened to them, they think
they've gone insane. The people around them do, too. They have zero
training, no idea of the rules - and neither does their animal-demon,
who has no human consciousness yet.
I can easily see situations where people ganged up on the crazy person,
blamed them for some disaster (which they probably have caused), and
came to sort them out - terminally. And the hedge-sorcerer lashes out,
terrified, and uses their new power in a moment of fear. Somebody
drops, the demon is gone.... it's probably not going to go too well after
that. And then there's no ex-sorcerer left to question, everyone just goes
on with their lives, too late for the temple to do anything.
And that might be another reason for the Temple to try to grab sorcerers
as early and fast as possible.
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