Never Mix Magic YKTTW Discussion

Never Mix Magic
Combining two different types of magic is bad.
(permanent link) added: 2012-01-05 23:26:46 sponsor: Prophet (last reply: 2012-02-18 12:30:08)

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In a world of Functional Magic, there are many different types of magic and phlebotinum, each with its own complex set of rules and laws. And they each work pretty well as long as each one is kept separate. However, mixing magics is almost always disastrous. The two magics tend to interact in fairly unexpected ways, sometimes appearing far bigger or smaller than expected and sometimes creating an entirely new magic altogether.

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  • In the Aladdin animated series, Genie often used this as the reason he couldn't simply poof away someone else's spells or magic.
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