October 6, 2014
Page 4 Revolution
And so the history lesson concludes.
The guy giving the speech in panel 2 is Emperor Percilles, the first Mannish Emperor after the dark ages ended. He was responsible for a lot of the early expansion and for establishing the State Mage system in response to the appearance of magic users in the Empire.
This page crucially establishes how magic stands in this story as well: It’s basically brand-new. Magic here and in Remember are very different beasts.
Absolutely nothing else in this page is important. Not a thing. Nope. Totally.