Essences & Permutations - A Treatise of the Six Elements

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Essences & Permutations - A Treatise of the Six Elements
A cursory examination reveal that the volume is comprised of four chapters dealing with the elements and creation.

Location Ul'dah (5,4)


Chapter I - The Six Nativities and Myriad Creation[edit]

The spark of Lightning ignites when it strikes, and thus Fire is born.
The heat of Fire renders to ash all that it touches, and thus earth is born.
The density of Earth shuns Sun and harbors cold, and thus Ice is born.
The armor of Ice melts away, and thus water is born.
The moistness of Water mists and rises, and thus Wind is born.
The gusts and sighs of Wind gather the clouds, and thus Lightning is born.

Chapter II - The Three Conquests, Boundless and Unwavering[edit]

Earth grounds Lightning.
Water erodes Earth.
Lightning boils Water.

Chapter III - The Three Submissions, Timeless and Unending[edit]

Fire is extinguished by Wind.
Ice is melted by Fire.
Wind is obstructed by Ice.

Chapter IV - Dynamic Opposites & the Bifurcation of Polarity[edit]

The six elements are manifest in all things great and small, and their polarity deriveth from the Astral heavens above and the Umbral depths below.