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A e r i s d e ' M e d i c i
4 5 Y e a r s o f A g e
A lively woman who has the appearance of someone in her mid-thirties, possessing blonde hair as if kissed by the sun and blue eyes cool as a pool of water. She stands up at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches which is quite average, blending into the crowd if not for the grace she carries with herself. A presence that surrounds her in a calm and pleasant tone, being beautiful in the moment as it endures on from being broken. When she speaks, it breaks the silence with a beautiful ring, having a lively nature to it that compliments her overall demeanor as if trained and practiced with experience.
The Medici are an old family that have been around for a millennia, having around ten generations worth of knowledge passed down with the family. To the mundane world, they were known as a family of bankers who once wielded significant power during The Renaissance as they provided to funds to keep the flame of inspiration burning as long they could. In modern times, the Medici family is no longer in existence with nobody claiming themselves as a living individual of the family.
This is due to their reputation in the world of Magi, with the family in its entirety receiving its death sentence in the form of a sealing designation placed on the entire family. Being an valiant effort that they put up in resisting the ruling but while surviving several generations, they fell into decline from the pressure placed on their family. As the generations produced heirs inferior than the last, it was only expected of the outcome that was inherited by their bloodline.
They as a family focused on things pertaining to 'reality' and 'metaphysics' as they sought to observe the fabric that made the universe. Undergoing research into bounded fields, reality marbles and so on, they tried to understand what constituted in creating the tapestry that they lived on. In the end, it resulted in them creating what humanity would know as 'The Renaissance' an event which was the first conscious attempt after the Age of Gods to achieve creating an Quantum Time-Lock. Being an existence where the course of human history has been locked into place by events which are immovable and impervious to outside interference from the past and future.
While an impressive feat, it is something that cannot be considered akin to 'True Magic' as while it may be parallel to it on scale and have traces of the Second Magic within its theory. It exists as something being achievable within the very cusp of human wisdom yet outside their realm or authority, being the distillation of 'Magecraft' into its purest form that ultimately equals 'True Magecraft'.
Perhaps it can also be considered to be ultimately superior as even the Second Magic or Kaleidoscope cannot even overwrite such an event when already in place, having to simply navigate to a universe where such an event is too weak to become a solid phenomenon. But then again, the Fifth Magic would be able of overwriting a Quantum Time-Lock but that is a discussion with its own disastrous conversation.
It in the end though placed the Medici Bloodline into the sights of the Mage's Association, seeing them as too powerful for an outside party, they sent out relentless amount of enforcers in response to shut them down. With the resources to last a time, the Medici family were individuals who lacked the general offensive or defensive capabilities of magi families. Focusing themselves in pursuit of the esoteric, they left themselves quite vulnerable in their dedication that resulted in their eventual 'extinction'.
They moved themselves underground and have remained in the shadows as they watched the world with their keen eyes until a second calling came. Involving themselves with the shady underbelly of the Magus World as they operated as collectors, hunters, and informants as their specialty. Giving them the freedom to hunt down the remaining pieces of mysteries that were quickly fading away from the world to observe them. Surrounding themselves in the depths of mystery before they disappeared from the world, leaving their presence feeling 'different' like most renown magi. Leaving them several steps away from the mundane magi as the most adventurous Medici have retained some of their youth as they aged quite gracefully.
As when the news came between the dealings between the Holy Church and the Mage's association, they placed their former head of the family, Aeris, onto the chess board as another piece to enter the fray. Being only a matter of time before interested parties would get involved and even then, the Medici's have always had ties within the church, preparing themselves once they saw that the Church found the task at hand a recognizable threat.
What one could call the 'Sorcery Trait' of the Medici family is known as [Foundation] gives them the capacity to conduct miracles if they commit time and resources into it. Essentially bringing possibilities closer into the realm of achieving or birthing the spark of possibility into the impossible if they do not exist. Being essentially a metaphysical bonus towards luck in achieving something that is added in addition towards efforts already made to achieving it. Although achieving the masterpiece of what her family had accomplished in the past is near impossible now, it would be a great undertaking that would probably face resistance.
Outside of the gifts that she received from her family, Aeris possesses a pair of Mystic Eyes with the effect of [Affirmation] bestowed upon them. Activating them imposes the effect that prevents the degradation of something, consuming magical energy in accordance to how powerful she wishes to manifest it and how abstract the object she is trying to affect it. While easy to train them on a mundane object and prolong its existence, focusing these eyes on magical phenomenon is more difficult as to sustain or even empower the mystery operating behind it is more tedious. One can liken this to Conceptual Reinforcement.
After these special traits that Aeris possess, her skill as a magus are the top of her family's capabilities which is in all honestly unimpressive as they fall to be simply above average. Being quite disgraceful for a family of their age to be at that level with their magecraft, some praise thought should be given for them developing their abilities to defend themselves. Having taken the time, they've managed to close the gap in their ability to defend themselves instead of having to rely on others like they did in the past.
By their nature, they as a family focus on the field of bounded fields, having once only focused on the utility of their properties that left them having researched and developing weird or specific effects within their repertoire of spells. They have refined the qualities of their bounded fields to be more suited for their purposes when called for, being quite knowledgeable and competent in this one field.
Magic Circuits: B