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sight is adaptive. the human body adjusts to what you use it for and that includes your eyes, especially in the formative period of childhood. If most Circle mages spend their childhoods and adolescence and even much of their adulthood not exposed to any view distances farther than the opposite wall, then their eyes would adapt accordingly.
(anders may be an exception to this, since he came to the Circle so late and spent more time out of it than many)
and remember, the Tower doesn’t seem to even have windows
so yes, your Mage Trev or Warden Amell or Surana has a greater-than-statistically-average chance of being blind as a bat to anything more than ten feet away!
Long the purview of telescopes, the dynamic mirrors and wavefront engineering that enables astronomers to calm the night sky’s twinkle are now founding applications in biological microscopy as well. The techniques, termed adaptive optics, are leading to major improvents in the clarity and depth imaging capabilities of today’s microscopes.
Here’s Van Gogh’s original Starry Night, and here it is once adaptive optics have been applied.
I finished tposh last night too and I wanna be @ivyblossom when I grow up.
Every time I revisit Ivy’s work, I am so struck by how she not only knows the characters down to their bones and understands the workings of the world in which they operate, she can convey the experience of their lives beautifully. It’s not like watching Sherlock; it’s like being Sherlock.