Short Story Contest #2 Entry (Concept): Druid of Lûhn

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  1. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    This is only the concept, I do not have the time to write the story itself.

    I wrote this in class last Friday, so it's not polished up to perfection:

    The concept of the story is that the magic uses holes and tunnels in cheese.
    A hole/tunnel is used to perform a spell of a complexity and strength relative to the intricacy and depth/length of the hole or tunnel.
    To perform an easy spell, the user just sticks a finger into a shallow hole. To perform the hardest spells, the user must thread a string through a long and winding tunnel in the cheese. By connecting holes and tunnels, the user can perform a higher-level spell, although a naturally intricate tunnel will always be better.
    The different types of cheese are used in order to get different kinds and depths of hole/tunnels, whilst the size and shape of a piece after having been cut determines how deep/long and intricate the holes and tunnels are, as well as how many there are.
    A magician would therefore want to get a wide range of cheeses and cuts that fit into the scale of his natural power.
    Cheese makers should therefore be able to make a wide range of cheeses of different types and make good cuts in order to make good use of the holes and tunnels they have grown in their cheese.
     
  2. S.J. Faerlind

    S.J. Faerlind Flashlight Shadowhunter

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    so the cheese is like a catalyst then?
     
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    cool! you have to write that some day!
     
  4. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Yes; the cheese acts like a wand would, but is restricted to certain levels of complexity in spells. A cheese magician would therefore be smelt a mile off.
     
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    Got it... neat idea! Sooooo someday we might see this story then? :D
     
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    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Well... maybe... It will be difficult to explain the way it works in a narrative way whilst keeping it short enough for me to write a good story (not that good at long ones yet).