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Practical Uses
Mon May 15, 2006 5:51am (XFF:

She was passing by another Novice when he spoke up—she remembered his name as being Taphen. “Accepted, while I appreciate the value of this weave, how does it apply to situations other than gardening?”

Medaea suppressed a smile and stopped to answer his question. "There are few true applications to this weave beyond encouragement of the plants to grow, Novice Taphen, however, use of this weave is meant to help a Novice in learning balance of the correct threads and properly formed weaves as well as learning dexterity in weaving. Too often channelers are far more concerned with how powerful they can make a weave, how big the storm they can create is, how large the fireball, when in actuality, most commonly used weaves are small and dexterous."

She shifted on her feet, feeling as if she were giving a lecture. "However, this particular weave can be used throughout the land in encouraging crops to grow. It's said that in the Age of Legends, Aes Sedai worked with the Ogier and other men and women who possessed the Talent of The Voice, to have crops without blight or sickness, even in times of drought. The snowball effect of this means that there are none who would go hungry during a lean winter, famine would not sweep an entire nation during a dry season." She gave a small smile, "I would say that this weave has a very practical application for our future, should we wish to use it."

Spoken like a true Blue, she thought wryly.

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