A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn

By Rebecca Hahn

A gorgeous debut novel a few lady who's part dragon, part human, and totally herself.

As the single inheritor to the throne, Marni must have been surrounded by way of wealth and privilege, no longer dwelling in exile-but now the time has come while she needs to make a choice from claiming her birthright as princess of a realm whose king desires her useless, and existence with the daddy she hasn't ever recognized: a wild dragon who's sending his magical woods to seize her.

Fans of Bitterblue and Seraphina might be captured by means of A Creature of Moonlight, with its richly layered storytelling and the robust offerings its powerful heroine needs to make.

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A white, spherical "bob" on eight or so inches of thin nylon cord will do perfectly. If you wish, however, you can also use a quartz­ crystal pendulum, or any other sort that seems appropriate to you. Next, establish a yes/no signal system with yourself. Speaking aloud, ask the pen­ dulum to swing clockwise to mean yes and counterclockwise to mean no. Work with your pendulum until you feel comfortable with it. Try holding the line at different lengths. " etc. Once you are com­ fortable using the pendulum, you should get true responses without any conscious effort or influence on your part.

Inflame thyself with prayer! " Part of the effectiveness of incantations lies in their poetic, evocative quality. The imagery and phrasing of a ritual incantation should bring about a strong emotional response appropriate to the subject. Scriptures of the world's religions, poetry, litera­ ture, and even popular songs may provide material for incantations. It is important for every magician to build up his or her own collection of bits and pieces for personal use. " The following example was created by "folding together" various ancient Egyptian and Assyrian texts: Spirits of the World!

William Gray classifies the ritual components by style and tradition, dividing ritu­ als practices into three main "schools": • Hermetic-highly intellectual practices utilizing complex temples and rituals • Mystic-principally spiritual practices involving contemplation and devotion • Orphic-ecstatic practices utilizing dance, music, and emotional expression Of course, most rituals contain some of each approach. Further division and classification of the components of magical ritual is some­ what a matter of taste.

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