Brandon Quina wrote:

> > You are correct there. However, the issue is caused by some
> > passages in the Blood Enemies sourcebook which indicate that elves
> (in
> > the past, before Deismaar) seemed to have the ability to use ley
> lines
> > and sources (this before there were any bloodlines). However the
> > rulebook states that a bloodline in necessary to use realm magic
> (ie.
> > ley lines and sources). These two entries seem to be inconsistent.
> > Can elves use ley lines without a bloodline??
> Two things.. First off, where is the refrence (page number) that you
> spoke of in Blood Enemys. In the Book of Magecraft, it speaks of
> some ancient ley lines that existed before Deismaar that were the
> leylines of the gods, and that the elves used to use. These lines
> belonged to the land, and have ALWAYS been there. It says that
> through these leylines, anyone lucky enough to find them can cast
> realm spells.. These are like the Caerbhaighlien (the sources that
> no-body can control) in that they are there, but noone can 'control'
> them.
> They would allow unblooded elves to use realm magic. Afterall, all
> that is required to cast realm spells is a source holding-- these
> ley lines would give you access, though not control, of such a ley
> line. I dont believe these are reliable, though, like the
> Caerbhaighlein, they show up at times when you stumble upon them and
> elude any attempts to find them again.
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> Whoops! It was the Book of Magecraft and not Blood Enemies. So
you're probably looking at the same refs as I was.

Paul L.