A transparent crystal that appears as a perfectly formed quartz.
Holds all the knowledge of one spell. Can be activated only be a character with the Arcane Background edge – A round of concentration will reveal the spell held within.
The character needs to spend five minutes attuning to the spell and then it becomes a permanent part of their repertoire.
After use the CrystalThought is empty but remains.
These small quartz like crystals can often be mistaken for just that, except by those of an arcane learning – who almost instantly recognise their true use.
Most magical teaching is achieved through hard, difficult study and rigorous mental exercise. However the knowledge needed to gain new powers is not instantaneous or easily shared. Many magic users will give a ransom to take a hold of these one use items