Magical Object

A 3-post collection

Challenge #03638-I350: A Cursed Gift

“Wear a mask for too long, it will become your face,” and, “fake it till you make it,” mean the same thing for very different reasons -- Anon Guest

The Mask of Aspirations was soft like clay in her hands. It would fit easily over her face and do nothing. Not until she stated her terms. Agda shaped a pretty nose for it and watched as it returned to a bland and uninteresting normalcy.

She had to tell it what she wanted.

The reason why she had sought it out in the first place. The reason why she had gone to all this trouble to raid a tomb for it. Now she was almost home, she could tell it what she wanted. What everyone else wanted of her.

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Challenge #01662-D201: The Motivation Game

“Please do not destroy the irreplaceable magical artefacts, no matter how annoying they are,” -- RecklessPrudence

The Orb of Vexation chortled at Verski. With a sigh of regret, Verski put it back onto its cushion and re-sealed the Gate of Infinity. Finally, he turned to his tutor and said, "But why?"

"Aw, da diddle baba gonna cry," said the Orb of Vexation. "Waaaah, waaah."

Maester Kalrix conjured Cone of Silence over the Orb. "No matter how trying they are, these are important

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Belief in Magical Accessories

There's nothing much going on in my life at the moment, beyond the usual routine and angsting about whatever I'm publishing or trying to translate at the moment, so I thought I'd talk about a little something that bothers me about humanity.

The belief in talent by osmosis via Stuff. Stuff, in this case, is either a particular piece of hardware, or software. Something that somebody famous uses to do the thing you love. Now, quite a lot of people believe that

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