“Master Rahl, guide us. Master Rahl, teach us. Master Rahl, protect us. In your light, we thrive. In your mercy, we are sheltered. In your wisdom, we are humbled. We live only to serve. Our lives are yours.” – Wizard’s First Rule
This devotion is a tradition of those who live under the rule of whatever Master Rahl rules D’Hara. During the time of Darken Rahl, those who lived in the People’s Palace would attend the devotion twice a day, chanting the above mantra for two hours. It was their recognition of their need for Master Rahl.
Combined with it being a show of fealty, it is also combined with a strong magic. Those who sincerely recite the mantra are “bound” to Master Rahl. Those of pure D’Haran blood feel it the strongest, and are able to sense the Master Rahl when he is nearby. Those bound to protect the Master Rahl could track him with the bond, as well as know when he is in danger.
The magic goes even deeper. Continue reading “The Devotion”