The Arcane: Describing Magic in D&D

Evocative descriptions are at the heart of Dungeon Master narration. The smell of the boiled cabbage and seasoned sausage as the party steps into the inn. The dazzling glass towers of the city that refract sunlight into a thousand rainbows across marble streets. The taste of saltwater spray as you voyage into the dark waters of the unknown. The blazing heat of the hearth against your soaking skin after riding all night in the…