against Resilience for failure
A magician uses the gate spell to summon a supernatural being to serve as
the magician's servant. The spell is not without risk for if the magician
does succeed in summoning a daemon but fails to charm it, the daemon becomes
angry and attacks the magician.
If the magician does manage to charm the daemon, but already has charmed
followers, the daemon flees in fright from any of higher level and eats any of
The duration of this magic varies depending on the intelligence of daemon
and magician. Durations of a few days are common.
See Also: Spell Lesser Gate, Order, Spell Charm