Wednesday, 23 November 1789, 8:56am
Location: Helios Academy, Room A12, Mystic Arts
After providing a comprehensive overview of the historical aspects of Mystic arts, Angelica proceeded to explain the practical applications of these arts, which are categorized into different subjects known as elementalism.
Elementalism refers to the study and utilization of the fundamental elements of nature, such as earth, air, fire, and water, in the practice of Mystic arts. It involves understanding the unique properties, characteristics, and interactions of these elements to harness their power for various purposes.
“Watch closely,” Angelica urged her eager students, as she prepared to showcase the practical applications of elementalism. With a wave of her hand, she summoned forth the power of mana, the mystical life force that fuels Mystic arts. “Mana is the essence of magic, the energy that courses through our veins and allows us to tap into the elements.”
Focusing her attention on the element of fire, Angelica explained, “By harnessing mana and channeling it through precise movements, we can command the flames themselves.” As she performed the intricate gestures, her mana-infused touch ignited a mesmerizing blaze that danced and flickered before her enthralled audience.
Moving on to the element of air, Angelica continued, “Air, a subtle force, yet powerful in its own right.” With a graceful sweep of her arm, she conjured a gentle breeze, causing the students to feel the cool caress on their skin. “Through the manipulation of mana, we can shape the winds to our will, creating gusts or calming breezes as needed.”
Angelica then turned her focus to the element of water, stating, “Water, the element of fluidity and adaptability.” Her mana surged, forming a luminous orb of water that hovered effortlessly above her open palm. “With the flow of mana, we can control the currents, summoning or soothing water with a mere thought.”
Lastly, she demonstrated her mastery over the element of earth, emphasizing, “Earth, the foundation of our existence.” As her connection to mana intensified, the ground beneath her seemed to respond, shifting and molding under her command. “Through mana-infused intention, we can shape and mold the very earth itself.”
With each display of elementalism, Angelica’s students witnessed the astonishing power that could be harnessed by understanding the elements and channeling mana. Through her words and demonstrations, she kindled their curiosity and inspired them to explore their own potential within the realm of Mystic arts.
After captivating her students with demonstrations of elementalism, Angelica proceeded to give a brief explanation of other subjects within the realm of Mystic arts. “Now that you have witnessed the power of elementalism,” she began, “let me introduce you to a few other fascinating subjects that you can delve into as you continue your journey in the Mystic arts.”
Angelica elaborated on each subject with enthusiasm:
“Elemental Manipulation allows you to further refine your control over the elements. You can learn to summon storms, create barriers of rock and air, or even manipulate the temperature around you.”
“Energy Manipulation focuses on the mastery of various forms of energy. Through this discipline, you can learn to manipulate and direct energies such as chi, prana, or the divine energy that flows through all living beings.”
“Enchantment involves infusing objects with magical properties. By imbuing items with mana and specific intentions, you can create powerful artifacts that possess unique abilities or augment one’s own capabilities.”
“Spellcasting, a fundamental practice in Mystic arts, grants you the ability to utilize spoken or written incantations, gestures, and focused intent to manifest your desired outcomes. Through study and practice, you can learn a vast array of spells for various purposes.”
“The Healing Arts focus on restoring balance and well-being. Through the use of energy healing, herbalism, or sacred rituals, you can alleviate ailments, promote healing, and nurture the mind, body, and spirit.”
“Alchemy, the mystical science of transformation, delves into the manipulation of matter and energies. By studying alchemy, you can seek to transmute substances, unlock hidden potentials, and deepen your understanding of the underlying forces that shape the world.”
After providing this overview, Angelica concluded the lecture with a playful remark, “Remember, my dear students, you have the opportunity to specialize in any of these subjects by studying under other esteemed professors. Although I must say, if you want the best of the best, you can always come to me.” She grinned mischievously, leaving her students with a sense of excitement and anticipation for the wondrous paths they could choose in their Mystic arts education.
“You’re in luck, my eager apprentices,” Angelica chuckled warmly. “Under my guidance, you will have the opportunity to learn the basics of all these subjects and more. But for today, we shall conclude our lecture here.”
She smiled and added, “Take this newfound knowledge with you, and may it spark your curiosity and fuel your passion as you embark on your journey in the Mystic arts. Have a wonderful day, my dear students.”
With those parting words, Angelica bid her class farewell, leaving them brimming with excitement
“By the way, Loid,” Angelica called out, her voice filled with purpose. “Meet me this evening before you go, and make sure to bring the golden head with you as well.”
As Angelica’s words hung in the air, Loid’s mind raced with curiosity. Who or what could this golden head be? Their thoughts wandered, contemplating the mysterious object and its significance. Unsure of what to expect, Loid nodded in acknowledgment, accepting the task at hand.
Unbeknownst to Loid, the mention of the golden head sparked murmurs and whispers among the first-year students. Speculation arose about the relationship between Angelica and Loid, their imaginations spinning tales of secret alliances or hidden connections. The buzz of anticipation filled the room as they exchanged intrigued glances, eager to uncover the truth.
Meanwhile, Angelica, caught up in her own thoughts and plans, remained unaware of the whispers circulating through the room. Her attention focused on the upcoming meeting and the purpose behind the golden head. With a mysterious smile, she continued her day, leaving the first-year students to their murmurs and speculations.
Seated beside Loid, Selena Frostbane couldn’t help but feel her mind racing with curiosity. The mention of the golden head and the enigmatic meeting between Loid and Professor Angelica stirred a whirlwind of questions within her. What could it be? What secrets were they about to unravel?
Selena found herself lost in her own thoughts, her imagination running wild with possibilities. She glanced at Loid, who seemed equally engrossed in contemplation, perhaps pondering the same mysteries. The murmur of speculation among the first-year students only fueled Selena’s curiosity further, heightening the sense of anticipation that hung in the air.
As the minutes ticked by, Selena eagerly awaited the evening, eager to witness the unfolding of this intriguing chapter in their mystical journey. The mysterious golden head and the upcoming meeting had become a puzzle she was determined to solve, propelling her into a world of wonder and discovery.
Seated beside Loid, Selena Frostbane couldn’t help but feel a twinge of hesitance in her curiosity. The mention of the golden head and the enigmatic meeting between Loid and Professor Angelica stirred a whirlwind of questions within her, but a part of her held back, unsure of what to expect.
While the first-year students whispered in intrigue, Selena found herself caught in a mixture of curiosity and caution. She glanced at Loid, who seemed lost in his own thoughts, and wondered if he too felt a tinge of apprehension. The murmur of speculation among their peers only heightened her sense of caution, urging her to approach the situation with a measured perspective.
As the minutes ticked by, Selena’s eagerness was tinged with a touch of uncertainty. While the unfolding events intrigued her, she couldn’t shake the feeling of being on the edge of a precipice, unsure of what awaited them all. The mysterious golden head and the upcoming meeting had become a puzzle she approached with a mix of intrigue and caution, mindful of the potential surprises that lay ahead.
Alas, poor Loid remained blissfully unaware of the mix of emotions swirling within Selena, his focus locked on his own contemplations. While she couldn’t help but wonder about the mystery, her enthusiasm was tempered with a touch of hesitance, unsure of how the truth would unfold and what impact it might have on their journey.
A/N: **There are some updates in the novel, like timing is been refreshed and how the year ‘1789’ was actually known is being added as it wasn’t known by Loid or isn’t mentioned is added in Chp 11