Here in the Badlands I've stopped to work on my latest project: my shackles of elemental binding.
When complete, they will allow mages to summon even more powerful elementals for use in even greater capacities. To start things off, I need small stone shards to test some of my newest offensive spells along with a few gizmos I've pieced together.
The shards are easily collected from the lesser rock elementals to the west of here. Could you bring me some?
This area's perfect for-- Could you hold these in place for a moment? Yes, just like that, along the vector normal. Now, what was I... Right. Perfect for testing my latest project. The raw materials, the open space... what more could an intelligent and enlightened practitioner of the arts ask for?