High magic is the transcendent magic of the cosmos. Merriman is a lord of high magic though he is beneath the great lord of high magic. The laws of high magic govern the other magics. The other less powerul magics can create spells of high magic. The greates power of high magic is to banish things from time forever. The lesser magics can use this power by cutting the flower off the midsummers tree. Merriman, a lord of Dark, and a lord of High magic gaurded the Harp of Gold.