Hi all, long time no see!
So glad to see the forums up again, especially as it looks like I am about to start a new game!
So, lets continue my old theme of asking questions.
Can you translate spoken word, to text, via magic?
I'm planning this item. Will it work? If not, is there any other way to do it?
The Spymaster’s Novel
This large book is set on a lectern and has several powerful effects woven into its pages. It has a small pot of black ink affixed to the spine which needs to be replaced every month. The book is used to detect spoken words uttered within 2 paces of a linked ring (and arcane connection). This ring is given to agents and they can then communicate with Peter by speaking into the ring. Peter can then check the book to see if he has received any messages.
Perceive the Distant Utterance
This picks up any words spoken within hearing distance of the ring the book is linked to. It activates the “The Scribes Invisible hand” when a code word is spoken and turns the effect off when the code word is spoken again.
(Base 1, +4 arc, +2 sun)
+1 two uses per day
+3 environmental trigger (Sun up/down)
Total level = 19
The Scribes Invisible hand
This effect allows the book to write itself based on the input from the “Perceive the Distant Utterance” effect. It requires the book to have blank pages and the ink reservoir to have a fresh (i.e. less than a month) supply of ink. It activates when the “Perceive the Distant Utterance” picks up the code word and lasts until the code word is uttered again.
(Base 10, +1conc, +5 complex effect)
+5 item maintains concentration
+2 three uses per day
+3 linked trigger
Total level = 25
The Percanarius’ Swift Blade
This effect wipes clear a single page of writing from the book, allowing it to be used again. It destroys only the ink leaving the page unblemished. This effect is trigger by rubbing the books large, leather bookmark over the page as if rubbing on a chalkboard.
(Base 4, +1 part)