The magic words in the world of Bran Hambric, known as Alvondir, can easily be read and written by following a special formula. After learning the formula, the magics in the book can be deciphered:

 

HOW TO WRITE IN ALVONDIR

1. Simplify the command and remove any suffixes (-ing, -ed).

   Example: Drop spinning fire onto his head

   Becomes: drop spin fire head

2. Move the last letter of each command to the second letter.

   Example: drop spin fire head

   Becomes: dpro snpi feir hdea

3. If this makes 2 consonants in a row at the beginning, add the letter ‘i’ between them.

   Example: dpro snpi feir hdea

   Becomes: dipro sinpi feir hidea

4. If this makes the word end with a consonant letter, follow the chart below to add a vowel:

 

A E I O U
B G L Q V
C H M R W
D J N S X
F K P T Y
        Z

 

   Example: dipro sinpi feir hidea

   Becomes: dipro sinpi feiro hidea

 

Drop spinning fire onto his head

DIPRO SINPI FEIRO HIDEA

 

CATALOG FORMAT

In books cataloging magic, the following format is used:

 

[11011-A] Fulton’s Fiery Flying Fingers – FULTON

            Sends a launch of fiery arrows from each finger

            Hand Out: Twisting arrows towards target

            TIWHRO FEIRO FIRINGE

 

Bran Hambric © 2010 KN Illustrations © 2010 Brandon Dorman