Magic is a supernatural force with obscure origins. It involves the manipulation of the laws of reality. Having become officially recognized by the scientific community in the early 2030s, magic is classed as a branch of quantum physics.
Magic was yet fully understood by modern science until the discovery of the Architect's Equation which made more sense of it. It is believed that magic is hereditary though its original evolutionary purpose is not currently known.
Magic allows one to bend the mathematical equations that govern the universe such as altering the laws of probability, performing ESP and a number of other feats. Because magic mostly operates subconsciously, magic-users are unaware of the exact processes that occur.
History of the use of magicEdit
Magic was initially viewed as folklore and superstition to explain the un-explainable. Due to its complexities, during the era of ancient human history, magic was poorly understood, and very few were to known to actually make use of it. One of the earliest known users of magic was a wizard named Merlin who worked with King Arthur of Camelot, though scientists are only now rediscovering magic-users from all over Earth.
After the Black Plague along with magic's banning by the Church of England, magic became obscure and almost entirely lost to history especially after significant advancements in other scientific fields. It was not until the 2030s when definitive, modern proof of magic was discovered when descendants of a long lost clan of sorcerers had unexpectedly reemerged.
Finally, the 2070s saw the discovery of the Architect's Equation which essentially explained how magic works. Magic, although scientists were now hesitant to call it that anymore, could now be used to cause infinitely improbable events to occur (i.e. the sudden appearance of gravitational forces from nowhere), thus allowing the expansion of the Wormhole Network by the Global Federation of Research and Defense.