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After a short stint at a hospital as a nurse, your character decides to take their skills to the mountains as a wilderness medical professional. They just didn’t expect to find odd and interesting injuries among campers. Your character’s village wise woman tells the story of how magic was lost due to abuse. After a devastating fall, your character is learning the hardships of healing after an accident.
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