Caretaker Status: Unknown
Affiliated companion(s): none
Level 5 - abstract
1754 (but rare before 20c.), coined by Horace Walpole (1717-92) in a letter to Horace Mann (dated Jan. 28); he said he formed it from the Persian fairy tale "The Three Princes of Serendip," whose heroes "were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of." The name is from Serendip, an old name for Ceylon (modern Sri Lanka), from Arabic Sarandib, from Sanskrit Simhaladvipa "Dwelling-Place-of-Lions Island."
The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.
Magic Status: 1 - Neophyte
Tier 1 - Their aura helps those close to them have more serendipitous events, at least a bit more than normal.
Wisdom Status: 0 - Unaware