Mage: The Gun Quarter
Seal of Babel
The Seal of Babel was painstakingly crafted and enchanted by Art Valentine as a gift for Nicholas Black. Art began the process by collecting 100 bibles, each in a different language and carefully cut out the verses regarding the Tower of Babel. He burned these verses in the same fire he used to the forge the ring out of iron, and then transmuted it into nickel, a metal representing knowledge. Finally, Art infused his magics into the ring along with 10 pawns of Tass with studious resonance. The result was The Seal of Babel, a magical ring with a permanent effect that allows the wearer to understand, speak, read and write any language.
Nicholas was somewhat taken aback by the gift and it served to bring the two cabals closer.
System: The Seal of Babel allows its wearer to passively speak, understand, write, or ready any earthly language, including dead or lost languages. This ability also extends to rare languages, such as Enochian or Pandemonium Speech. Some Far Umbral entities, however, have minds that are too alien for The Seal to work on.