Gentlewoman's Field Guide, 4th Edition


This well cared for book contains several Terram spells useful to shooters.

Arcs and Bends (Lab Notes: Rego Terram 10); R: Touch, D: Concentration, T: Individual, Requisite: Intellego

This spell magics the bullet in a touched firearm to control the bullet's flight, increasing its accuracy in pursuit of the intended target. The shot ignores penalties for the target being partially concealed, covered, or moving. This spell requires concentration to guide the bullet in the moment of its flight. The spellcaster must pass an Ease Factor 6 Stamina + Concentration stress roll at the time of firing. Otherwise the spell is disrupted by the distraction of shooting the weapon. (Base 2, + 1 Touch, + 1 Concentration, + 2 metal)

Block the Bullet’s Stride (Lab Notes: Rego Terram 10 and 20 versions); R: Personal, D: Diameter, T: Individual

This spell provides a + 6 Soak bonus against the first attack in a round from a projectile composed of a small amount of metal. This includes firearm and sling bullets, metal-tipped arrows, and metal-tipped crossbow bolts. These weapons will not penetrate the target’s body or the things she is wearing or carrying (according to the Personal target parameters). The level 20 version of this spell applies the bonus against unlimited attacks each round. (Base 3, +1 Diam, +2 metal) or (Base 5, + 1 Diameter, + 2 metal)

Dry Powder (Lab Notes: Creo Terram 20); R: Touch, D: Sun, T: Individual, Requisites: Herbam, Ignem

This spell creates a dozen paper cartridges in the user's palm or in a touched container. These are suitable for use in basic weapons. In addition to gunpowder, the caster much choose whether the paper cartridges contain ball (for a pistol or musket) or shot pellets (for a dragon or blunderbuss). (Base 3, + 1 Touch, + 2 Sun, + 2 Precise shape and configuration)

Wizard's Cartridge (Lab Notes: Creo Terram 20); R: Touch, D: Sun, T: Individual, Requisite: Ignem

This spell creates up to 12 live cartridges for an advanced firearm. These appear in a touched external magazine or in the internal magazine of a touched firearm. This spell will not create more cartridges than the target magazine will hold. (Base 3, + 1 Touch, + 2 Sun, + 2 Precise shape and configuration)


Gentlewoman's Field Guide, 4th Edition

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