Secrets of Runes
Mysterious Runes - What are they? What do they mean?
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Okay, now back to Runes. I find them fascinating. They are the characters of ancient alphabets – mainly of Scandinavia and Britain. The word rune is derived from the words whisper or secret, so there’s a mysterious quality that surrounds these symbols. Runes were used in the casting of spells where the name of an enemy or a love interest would be spelled out carefully using small stones engraved with each rune. Runes were also used as a form of divination or telling the future. The stones would be scattered and read much like tarot cards to determine someone’s future.
Runes are mentioned a few times in the Circle of Nine where they are used as inscriptions on important artifacts. Here’s a tutorial on runes and their meanings.