GENTLE/GENTLING In Robert Jordan‘s “Wheel of Time” series, gentling is the masculine form of cutting a channeler off from their access to the One Power. (It’s called stilling in a woman.) Channelers who wield more power than they can handle may also “burn out,” which has the same effect. No more magic. Read more in the Wheel of Time Repository
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