winter 1189 you receive instruction from your spirit companion in magic lore with a SQ of 20, including a -6 penalty for your spirit teacher having the equivalent of the blatant gift.

May I put 5 xp into a Daimon’s True Name? If so, which one does he teach me?

Prometheus, and it is a she

Sorry, Prometheus's True Name is the True Name she teaches me or her name? Which then makesme wonder what her name is, least what name she has told me.

[edit:] Also, EFF YES! Prometheus is a good one to know.

She teaches you Prometheus true name. She tells you that you can call her Dawn.

Saw this in Tasos' thread:

And was wondering if you meant "may go into Artes Liberales or Ancient Greek"? Cause, if so, I'm gonna move some points around for Apollon.

no, the rules come from arts and academe- when Latin (or in this case Ancient Greek) is being taught points may be diverted into artes liberales or teaching- for any other subject taught through formal education up to half the points may be diverted into Latin (in this case Ancient Greek) or teaching.
the season being taught by dawn does not utilize the rules of formal education.

Figured wrt Magic Lore, was thinking of taking some points from Philosophiae and moving them to Artes Libearales... Might still do that with Teaching and/or Classic Greek but less sure.

Before opening the arts, Warping has the same effects on a gifted child as it does other people, as in results in flaws at warping score of 1, 3, and a virtue at 5, correct? If so, I realized I did something incorrectly because I previously assumed Faerie Background allowed taking a Sympathy of 1 without warping but it doesn't. If this is the case, I need to raise my warping and would like to swap out a flaw on Apollon.

Late bloomer to Warped by Faerie (Same as "Warped by Magic" Grogs p 85, but warping from a Faerie, his Faerie God Father).
I then need to pick a separate minor flaw that does not give me points to buy Virtues since Late Bloomer is a Child Flaw and can't really work here.

Nevermind. Just now saw your most recent reading of taking Faerie Background in the discussion so, since this character has Strong Faerie Blood I could raise those to 1 no problem.

looking through the mysteries... when you refer to learning his true name, what are you referencing, because it looks like you would need additional advantages to make use of that, it isn't like a medicinal formula...

I’m referencing RoP:I and TC&TC and the only thing I would assume you’d need is either a spell that targets a Daimon at AC range (a spell created to summon him using Hermetic Theurgy, for instance, but you don’t need Hermetic Theurgy to learn or cast one, only invent one) or penetration if I met said Daimon on the street (unlikely). What do you think I need to make use of that?

That said, I would like for Appollon to look into Theurgy, which could happen in a variety of ways.

I do not take Name Magic, Synthemata, or Invocation magic as the same thing as True Names.

In RoPI it is p34 and TC&TC it is p93 but might also be talked about somewhere else in TC&TC.

There is also discussion of True Names and magic relevant to the Daimons who have them on p110 of RoP:M, both in the insert and the normal section that starts on that page.

okay, I was looking through mysteries and somehow that bit had been left out of those descriptions. this ties clarifies a great deal.

Yeah. I feel like they were going one direction with True Names then decided another but that the original direction didn't really conflict with the new direction. But maybe I'm wrong, dunno.

or they felt it was in enough places they didn't need to repeat it but should have at least referenced it...

Oh. Never checked but just assumed RoP:I came out after Mysteries I definitely bought Mysteries as soon as it was available and that was not the case with RoP:I.

it looks like you forgot the artes liberales...

That I did. Added. It's a 2.

Don't forget learning the True Name cost 5 xp out of the advancement total for Magic Lore but gives 1 xp in Magic Lore when it's fully learned so if there's either a -4 or +1 discrepancy in the total, that is it.