Where does Evocation end and Abjuration begin? Should a fireball require Prime magic? What even are Charms? That’s right, this week we’re talking about how different settings classify magic, from novels to RPGs to video games. We discuss the purpose behind dividing magic in the first place, how to make classifications that don’t feel artificial, and how distinct the different types of magic need to be. We also spend a lot of time arguing about if muggles can make potions.
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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.