The Souls of Azorius

Posted in Arcana on November 2, 2012

By Monty Ashley

As you look at Return to Ravnica cards, you might notice a weird-looking Spirit here and there:

Vassal Soul
Soulsworn Spirit

They're even more disturbing when you see them close up!

Vassal Soul | Art by Dan Scott

Soulsworn Spirit | Art by James Ryman

These disturbing creatures are "bound spirits" that the Azorius keep around for advice and other tasks. There was one back in the original Ravnica: City of Guilds: Soulsworn Jury.

Soulsworn Jury

Soulsworn Jury | Art by Zoltan Boros & Gabor Szikszai

And now for something you haven't seen: the sketches from the Return to Ravnica style guide, showing generally how the bound souls look!

Return to Ravnica Style Guide

Return to Ravnica Style Guide

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