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Sixteen unique tales approximately magic-fueled crimes and people who examine them

while magic is used for felony reasons, all kinds of moral and logistical questions come up past the world of daily legislation and order.

Now, 16 best tale-tellers provide interesting new tales of these who devote magic crimes, those that examine them, and those that prosecute them. From a tender girl who makes use of out-of-body tours to analyze paranormal crimes to a bookie who?s been purchasing hex safeguard opposed to magical interference to an artist who does divination via his sketched visions that may bring about a murderer?s undoing, listed here are robust stories of magical crimes and punishments.

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