Darkness in the Delimbiyr
Magic is the ability possessed by some individuals to manipulate the ambient energies of the world to produce desired results. In the Realms, magic is commonly referred to as “the Art”. Most any place in the North holds many practitioners of the Art, namely Silverymoon and Loudwater both have arcane colleges that many hopefuls flock to – although, this is not to discount the numerous private citizens skilled in the Art.
The goddess Mystra controls the Weave, which is the grand divine conduit that powers the magical energies of Abeir-Toril. The goddess Shar has control of the Shadow Weave which flows and operates in-between the normal weave and enables the use of Shadow Magic.