Quote Originally Posted by georgie_leech View Post
So... does the fanfic give a reason why they're taking water from the oceans instead of just making some from magic? Aguamenti comes to mind as a working baseline.
Well it would take an awful lot of wizards casting aguamenti spells to fill a lake and provide enough water for crops, livestock, humans, etc etc etc. And thats just for one village. Using runes is a permanent fix to the problem.