Time on Atys passes at a different rate than Real Time, and the homins of Atys have their own units of time measurement. This page explains how time on Atys is measured and how to convert Atys time to real time.
The Atys time can be viewed ingame at any time by calling up the Map window (M). There's also some tools out there to:
The art of magic was taught long ago to the Homins by the KamiS. Lao reasons why these creatures with immense powers had to teach part of it remain the subject of controversy among the initiates, including Matis, but the most commonly accepted is related to the fight against Goo.
Magic is the art of manipulating sap according to a particular initiation and ancestral knowledge. It allows you to imprint your will on the vital energy that irrigates everything in Atys, and thus modify appearance, nature or behavior .