"In most cases, those who where adept at enchantment lacked the natural insight and inborn generosity of the first wizards. Instead, they where introverted seekers afer lost or hidden powers, scholars who used arcane systems and complex, secret sciences to reach into the mysteries they knew existed just out of sight and almost out of reach. They where explorers breaching forbidden seas, and some paid dearly for the treasures they acquired".
"Their dark ventures, though, were far in the unimagined future when Vainamöinen and the first enchanters lived. The earth was very new then, and things of the natural world were changeable as opals, or so the chroniclers say". By Brendan Lehane.