De Arte Magica

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a black-leather-bound paper book
The writing is in Anglic, and reads:
   De Arte Magica
    A simple black-leather-bound paper volume bearing an engraved title on the front cover.  It is
closed.  It is closed.  You appraise it at fifty-six gold.  
    It looks about a quarter of a dimin long, one and seventeen twentieths dimins wide, and two and
nine twentieths dimins tall.  It weighs about thirteen twentieths of a dekan.
    The commands 'open <item>', 'close <item>', and 'turn page [in <item>] [to <number>]' may be
used with it.  Keeping the black-leather-bound paper book costs six keep points.  The
black-leather-bound paper book was created by Lost Souls; the source code was last updated Tue Feb
07 19:13:20 2017.  The material leather was created by Lost Souls; the source code was last updated
Tue Mar 15 02:18:23 2016.  The material paper was created by Lost Souls; the source code was last
updated Tue Mar 15 02:18:43 2016.
Spoiler warning: information below includes details, such as solutions to puzzles or quest procedures, that you may prefer to discover on your own.


                              DE ARTE MAGICA



                            (Aleister Crowley)


                                 Of Ararat

  The supreme secret of the O.T.O. is written in detail in the Book called
Agape and is also written plainly in Liber CCCXXXIII, Cap. XXXVI.
  But now also do We think it fitting to add  Our own comment to this book
Agape which We wrote in Our own words for the proper setting-forth of this
Secret taught Us  at Our Initiation to the IX by the O.H.O.  And this Book
has received His official approbation in every word thereof.
  But in this comment do We not set forth the Secret itself (rather on the
contrary guarding it by certain subtilties even from the conjecture of the
unworthy)  but only Our own ideas as to its right use,  with other matters
germane,  thinking that  those  into whose  hands it  may come may thereby
understand more  fully the utter importance of this  Secret as having been
the Pivot of Our working for so long a period, and further that it may aid
such persons to attain perfectly the mastery of this Holy and Imperial Art.


                      Of the Importance of the Secret

  This secret is the true Key to Magick; that is, by the right use of this
secret man may impose his Will on Nature herself, as will appear hereafter
in this comment.
  In this way, although all recorded Knowledge were destroyed, it would be
possible for an adept of this secret to restore it.


                         Of the Mind of the Adept

  In  Our  holiest  isle  Ierne is  found a being called Leprechaun.  This
creature,  once seen,  is easy  to catch;  and once  caught must  lead his 
captor to  great treasure,  provided that  never for  an eye-wink  doth he 
relax viligance; and the Leprechaun by all manner of tricks doth seek ever

It is open to page two of twenty-six.

Relevant Skills

You feel that reading this material has broadened your perspective and increased your knowledge of evocation and legend lore.

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