True, and good point. Much easier to write myths for, too :)
> In these latter cases, I suspect the pattern might be a
> little like the old medical saw of "see one, do one, teach
> one". One participates in such a heroquest, but as 'chorus',
> and then as a companion, witnessing the deity (and some
> senior member of your religion embodying the role) accomplish
> the feat in question. Then one does generic stuff to
> 'estibalish one's identity" with the deity, and does it
> again, as the protagonist.
Now, how does one fit this to the situation of "right, anyone capable of learning a 'Fly <adverb>' feat, get over here. We learn it this morning and attack the Bat this afternoon."
> Game-mechanically, one might use
> a more general magical ability, or relationship, or virtue,
> at this point, rather than, as Jane says,
Sounds like a good start. Use the "teacher's" ability score as an augment, perhaps?
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