A flame that burns with heat, but no light. There are several ways to start darkfire, including friction in specific woods grown in the land of UmbraThe home of the Darkness. It doesn't have light in the sense..., but the easiest way is generally with a drop of blood from someone either of the DarknessThe Darkness include any magical beings with a primary drive... or of the KinKin, for the most part, refers to human wizards - that is, h... with Darkness in their blood. The chemical qualities of that blood can, with certain incantations, alter the makeup of flammable goods, allowing it to catch with darkfire instead of ordinary flame.

This particular conflagration is especially useful when traveling at night. While it does not give off as much heat (most would say a “different” heat), it is sufficient to keep travelersTreasure hunters in the world of The Sundered who make their... warm, to cook meat, and to avoid detection. The flames are generally a deep indigo in color, rendering them nearly invisible at night.

Friction and specific woods grown in the land of Umbra are required to begin it; a drop of blood from many members of the Darkness (or Kin) can also cause this dark combustion in ordinary flammable goods.

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Indie author Ruthanne Reid writes about elves, aliens, vampires, and space-travel with equal abandon. She is the author of the series Among the Mythos, and believes good stories should be shared.

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