If the native magi could stop fighting each other, they would resist.
As English lords push further into the island, and the Church struggles with attempts to make it fit continental ideals, the Order of Hermes faces its own conflict. The traces of past conflicts are everywhere: the faerie Tuatha De Danaan, the magic Fir Bolg and Formorach, and saints as prone to curse as bless. Demons, however, are nowhere to be seen, as constant fighting convulses the Emerald Isle. It is, as ever in Ireland, a time for heroes.