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The Best Place to Buy Magic Textbooks | Greyburne's Exclusive!

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Parents! It's Christmas time, and your kids are wishing they were off practicing magic at a certain school of Witchcraft and Wizardry--whiling their days away learning spells, playing wizard's chess, and drinking pumpkin juice. You wonder, where can I buy magical textbooks? I've seen it time and again. And I can help. Transfiguration Textbooks at Greyburne's are the perfect solution to your holiday dilemma. Handmade, hardcover, and professionally bound, they're the perfect accompaniment to your wizard's robes and magic wand--perhaps along with one of our bottomless bags. Best of all, the brownies who made them replaced the interior with 96 high quality, pristine, cream-colored...

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A CRACKDOWN

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M IS FOR MAGIC.   Despite the outward appearance of internal strife at the Guild, their detectives are at as hard of work as ever when it comes to putting the kibosh on the underground dueling scene, and the infamous Duelist's Club has pretty much got a monopoly on that particular pastime in this neck of the woods.   Considering the amount of effort the Club puts into security—never holding a bout in the same place twice, keeping the locations in the strictest confidence, concealing and repelling charms, and all manner of defenses—it's surprising how often they get raided.  It just...

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A CHARMING MALFUNCTION

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Master Wax, purveyor of purses, pouches, portmanteaus… and various other contrivances for carting things around whose names do not begin with ‘P.’  When Master Wax introduced his Bottomless Bags, the only P-Word that came to mind was problems.  They were numerous.  Shall I list them?   Let’s start with the superficial.  The design, while eye-catching, was so obvious, so overt that no self-respecting member of the magical community—who loath such simplistic and limiting definition but nonetheless do require some convenient method of allusion—would ever be seen carrying one in public.  By their reckoning, they’d be outing themselves—either as more or...

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LARKIN'S LAMENT

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            They say that one man’s misfortune is another man's opportunity.  Those are, I have long found, words to live by.           Perhaps you’ve heard of Reverie Larkin.  Powerful.  Older gentleman.  Member of City Council.  Lives in a big old house on a high hill—and to the best of my knowledge, possesses the largest, most extensive collection of books on or related to magic anywhere in the city.  The library at Barrows School of course falling outside municipal limits.  It appears he also has something of an infestation.      ...

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SPIDERS & DOOM

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Well, I hope you're happy.  I gave you every chance, every opportunity to avert catastrophe, and you did nothing.  Not a one of you lifted a finger.  I warned you--I offered a reward for God's sake, out of my own pocket!  And now it's too late.   He's done it.  Professor Wrinkle's infernal Duplicator is complete.  And it works.  Heaven help us, it works.   What will happen now, you ask?  What's next?  I haven't the faintest bloody idea.  That isn't how time travel works.  Whatever it is, I doubt it will be good.  As far as I can see,...

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