New feats, magic items and character types are also introduced to aid and hinder the neophyte chaos mage and his static magic counterparts.
It meant that the Mithraist symbolically died when he became a first grade neophyte and was born again as a crow.
The neophyte shaman had to constantly demonstrate both physical and mental strength in order to endure the years of exhaustive and life-threatening initiatory training.
When the neophyte successfully assimilates this stage he passes into transpersonal experiences of bliss, cosmic unity, or other features of higher consciousness.
For I see shops Guzzling up the streets of my neophyte years.