Pick a card, any card, and the Magician will answer your wish. The Magician stands on the street corner, traveling city to city, offering a trick for whatever you’re willing to pay. His tricks come with a price. The Magician looks unassuming, just a lanky fellow with a pot belly standing on the corner with his table of tricks.
|He doesn't look scary at all. by Jaydot Sloane|
The Magician is represented in the Tarot as a diviner - and divine he does, all of your future. He will flip a card or two and tell you what is to come. If you find that your future is unfavorable, he’ll make an offer. He’ll promise to delay your suffering - a few years, a few months, to give you time to prepare and fulfill all of your wishes. His promises, though, cost your soul.
When your time is up, your suffering will come along tenfold, and if you even survive the Magician will keep hold of your future. The moment your life ends is the moment you belong to him - an agent of bad fortune, an enforcer of bad will. The consequence of delaying your fate is no delayed gratification but his.
Note: If you decide to use any of the monsters in a campaign, please let me know! I'd like to see how they work out.
Today's art is by Jaydot Sloan. Thanks to Jaydot for contributing to the Monsters collection!
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