marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
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Looks like they've got the professions vs. trade in their world.

At least, Cedric got sneered at, about his studies, because he's a merchant's son.

By a merchant, mind you, but this one sells wands. A craftsman, at least. Cedric's father deals with magical things, but the ingredients, not the final product.

All the others are from the professions. Or scholars. Or independently -- well, not wealthy, but not needing to work.

A world where scholars have access to powerful magic is going to be one where that leads to social divisions.
Tags: world-building: economics, world-building: magic (effects), world-building: social classes
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