marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
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What is magic for?

"Then what is magic for?" Prince Lír demanded wildly. "What use is wizardry if it cannot save a unicorn?" He gripped the magician's shoulder hard, to keep from falling.

Schmedrick did not turn his head. With a touch of sad mockery in his voice, he said, "That's what heroes are for."

Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn
Tags: heroes and villains, snippets, world-building: magic (effects)
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