A Path is a mage's personal connection to a Watchtower through one of the Supernal Realms. It is through this connection that the mage is able to draw down mana and work magic in the Fallen World. It also colors his Mage Sight permanently.


Each of the five Supernal Realms has a single Watchtower, so there are five paths to which a mage may awaken; the paths have a title, but also a series of descriptive names which invoke the mystical nature of the path's connection to its parent realm. The paths are:

A sixth "Lone Watchtower" is rumored to exist; if it does, then presumably those mages called to write their names on its walls would follow an unknown path.


Mage: The Awakening Paths

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