Familiar Magic (trailer)

A young boy navigates a brand new world of magic spells and magical creatures with his a surprising new friend.

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Locke
@lockemage

I still can’t work it out. The whole last week I’ve been stuck here in this other place.

Locke
@lockemage

It’s like home but different. No TVs, no phones, no electronics.

Locke
@lockemage

Well, school looks the same as it always did. Why do I not recognize anyone though? Where is everyone?

Later that day
Locke
@lockemage

Our “Basic Spells” teacher is Mr. Ultros. What a name. Purple hair, too. Seems like a nice guy though. Bit eccentric.

Locke
@lockemage

Basic Spells. wtf. Any moment now that camera crew is going to bust in…

Locke
@lockemage

WAIT WHAT. WHATWHATWHAT.

Locke
@lockemage

MR ULTROS JUST MADE A FIREBALL.

Locke
@lockemage

...Did I fall into a world where people can use magic?

The next day
Locke
@lockemage

Ms. Atma just said familiars are, “magical creatures bonded to magic users.”

Locke
@lockemage

Can’t. help. staring. at. other. familiars.

Locke
@lockemage

WOW. A griffin, a chimera, a rock golem, a pegasus, a flaming wolf, a spiked giraffe (!?).

Locke
@lockemage

And uh, I’m the only one with a furry sausage dog?

Interceptor
@famintercept

I resent that, Locke.

Later that week
Locke
@lockemage

Who puts a giant rock in the library? I mean seriously is it art or something?

Locke
@lockemage

Oh holy what the hell THE ROCK HAS A FACE AND IT TALKS.

Locke
@lockemage

Oh my god that girl from the other day is here, too. The one with the books and the cute pointy ears.

Locke
@lockemage

I think I am melting what do I do her name is Rachel she works here at the library as an assistant is this what love feels like??

Then
Locke
@lockemage

Wow, it’s like a giant mirror made of pitch black darkness. But it changes shape? Moves?

Locke
@lockemage

There’s someone standing in front of it. A man. Blue hair. Cool. He’s talking.

Interceptor
@famintercept

C’mon Locke, we shouldn’t be here. That sign said, “NO ENTRY” for a reason…

Locke
@lockemage

What is he talking about?

Locke
@lockemage

Wait. Is he talking about me?

Locke
@lockemage

Did he just say… he’d much prefer to... kill me?

Locke
@lockemage

And who is ‘the other boy’?

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