From the Back Cover:
Their heritage is magic, their quest truth. They lead humanity to the far horizon and beyond. They are mages, the inventors of sorcery, science and faith. For centuries, they have battled to define existence and lead humanity to an enlightened age. Now, in an age when technology is humanity's magic, the magicians of yesteryear's mystic Traditions fight for survival and the key to the cosmos itself - Ascension.
Choose Your Truth
The Art of Mage: The Ascension draws together key art and symbolism from across the fundamental game of magic and horror. Herein you'll see magic and myth from the Renaissance, all the way up to the modern day and beyond, as envisioned by heroic mages and super-scientists. Span the entire spectrum of enlightenment with this gorgeous visual sensation that delved into the past and future of magic.
The Art of Mage: The Ascension Includes:
- Material spanning the beginnings of the game to its most recent incarnation
- Art from Alex Sheikman, Lief Jones, Guy Davis, David Leri, Christopher Shy and more
- A look into the themes and inspiration behind both Mage: The Ascension and Mage: The Sorcerers Crusade from developers Phil Brucato and Jess Heinig