[color=brown]"I would be willing to do so. I've been a maga for going on 80 years, and honestly, I would be surprised if any of you knew half of what I do about putting together a proper laboratory.
"You have a point about building the lab for a specific purpose, but I think having it be best for scribe-work would be wasting the extra magical power that's on Eilean Chon. It's just my opinion, but perhaps inventing spells or enchanting items.
"Perhaps some time after the Spring meeting, once everyone's officially joined, everyone who wishes to have a hand in deciding how to rebuild the lab, and presumably would be using it when it's done, can get together to decide all this."
Eilid moves to look out the window when Hope mentions how nice the spot on the lake is. [color=brown]"Yes, it is. I think it's one of the reasons that Faileas put the covenant here, and what drew most, if not all, of us here when we founded Insula Canaria."
She thinks for a couple of minutes after Hope mentions a possible spell to make islands. [color=brown]"Unless the islands float, or are just a little bit off shore, that would have to be a very powerful spell. The bed of the loch falls off pretty steeply; the pilings under the Long Pier go down almost 250 feet."