Orzhov Art and Representation

Michelle Rapp Magic Story

The plane of Ravnica has captured our imaginations for almost fifteen years. Ravnica is covered in urban life, and it reflects the glorious and grotesque realities of city living, from abject poverty to opulence and power. Cities change over time, and Ravnica is no exception. Despite the rapid evolution of the Simic or the ingenious inventions of the Izzet, it’s …

MTG Character Profile: Teysa Karlov

Mara Katz Magic Story

The story of Guilds of Ravnica and Ravnica Allegiance revolves around the politics of Ravnica’s guilds and leaders. Some of those officials, such as Vraska and Tajic, will be familiar from recent Magic story; others, like Domri and Lavinia, haven’t been seen in a while. In this post, we’ll look into the life and adventures of Teysa Karlov and tell …

Top 5 Magic Story Moments of 2018

Michelle Rapp Magic Story

This year has been a momentous one in the history of Magic Story. We saw some intense shifts in characters we’ve known for decades. We met new, exciting characters and received insights into the most and least powerful denizens of the Multiverse. Given the many stories we’ve seen this year, it’s hard to pick just a few that are memorable. …

The Compassionate Liliana Vess

Michelle Rapp Magic Story

Liliana Vess is one of the most complex characters in the Multiverse. She’s a deathless Planeswalker who controls the dead; eternally youthful, but centuries old. And while she may be powerful and self-possessed, she owes a debt to the darkest demons in the Multiverse – and to one particular dragon. The Gatewatch arc marks a transformation for Liliana: she’s no …

The Somberwald Weaver

Orcish Librarian Magic Story

Something about the woman just felt wrong to Stevins, although he could not have said precisely what. For one thing, she was young – much too young, Stevins thought, to be living out in the fengraf alone. She had legs that were too long, and wide, high-boned cheeks, and eyes that looked right at you and did not blink. Her …

The Special Collection

Orcish Librarian Magic Story

“Well, now,” the Count said, with all the false modesty of a man who expects to be flattered. “What do you think of my collection?” Fortunately for the travelling scholar, he could have been fulsome in his praise, even if he hadn’t detected his host’s cloying tone. “I’ve never seen it’s equal,” the scholar said, and meant it. “It is, …