Commoner ("by common folk") — I was raised among the common folk of Divinity's Reach. We're the working class, the cogs that keep the city running. I help out at a tavern owned by my friends, Andrew and his daughter Petra.
Dignity ("dignity") — I'm dignified even when up to my ears in mud. It's what makes people respect me. A serious, thoughtful demeanor is the route to success.
Like his forefathers before him Shelkhar controls the power of the elements and can control the flow of magic with a greater understanding of the laws that govern them. Shelkhar wields more power today than any of his ancestors.
The traditional schools teach traditional magic. They lack vision, they lack the fire's hunger and they lack passion in their art. They stifle those they try to teach by limiting the scope within which they learn. Instead all they see are runes and sigils coupled with arcane words and gestures.
If only they could see that everything from the smallest dust mote up to a full blown tornado is comprised of the same core elements, that it is the way the magic is weaved and how much magical energy and passion is directed in to it that makes all the difference.
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