The Neutralization of the Black Fire
The Healer Mage cuts the gibbet rope at the exact moment when the strangulation risks becoming fatal.
The candidate, passed out, slides down then, supported by the Mage, to the bed of hay covered with a cloth of yellow silk, ready at the foot of the gibbet from the beginning of the session.
The Mage arranges the arms and legs of the Freedman, and gets his head into a comfortable position.
In a low voice the Venerable Warriors and the witnesses say the prayer of the healing sleep, while the Mage takes up the incantation that will accentuate and prolong the...