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Spiritual Gift: Annos
The gift of Annos first descended to mortals from the elfin line, in earliest of ages when the elves were much closer to the fey. Like other spiritual gifts, Annos acts as clothing for the soul and it can only be imparted as a gift in return for a favor, not as part of a bargain or under coercion.
The sensation of possessing this gift has been described as an expansion of inner and outer awareness, a euphoric rush and tingling of the flesh, a lasting and heightened sense of clarity and purpose, and a deeply satisfying knowledge of spiritual interconnection with the rest of the multiverse.
The gift of Annos bestows low-light vision of a quality twice that of a human sense of sight; for non-humans who possess low-light vision, theirs is again expanded by a similar factor. At close range, the gift of Annos enables sight through natural and magical darkness to a range of five feet. Within this range the gifted can see in full color as though they were not in darkness at all. The expanded senses of the gifted are also represented by a +5 insight bonus to Spot, Listen, Search, and Sense Motive checks. Gifted often become aware of spiritual beings in close proximity, such as travelers in the nearby border Ethereal Realm, when they pass within five feet of such beings.
Gifted who possess Annos also occasionally experience visions that transcend the normal five senses. These are typically odd premonitions and flashes of empathy. Some gifted can use this power to divine important moments in an object or persons history. This can be done with a successful Wisdom check, though sometimes it occurs spontaneously when the gifted comes into contact with a particularly potent item, such as an important religious artifact.
As with other spiritual gifts, one gifted with Annos can sense its presence in other gifted beings who possess the same.