In the fantasy novel
s of Rick Cook
, a generic
term for magical teleportation
that could be performed by any wizard
with sufficient power. Wizards in the old tradition
have one spell for walking the Wizard's Way, and Wiz Zumwalt
created another one under his early spell compiler
system, later ported to the updated WIZ-DOS
. The latter is invoked with the command words, "backslash transport, arg [name of location to transport to], exe.
Walking the Wizard's Way is generally safer than traveling overland, but carries its own dangers. Someone of malicious intent can intercept a wizard walking the Wizard's Way and divert him or her to a different location. Such a trick was used by remnants of the Dark League to kidnap Wiz and bring him to the City of Night.
Sources: Rick Cook, Wizard's Bane, The Wizardry Compiled