A book written by Mike Morton
One of the more subtle types of polymorphic transmutations is the simultaneous transformation effect known in the guild as the 'dissolve.' Dissolves are complex because mann undesirable side effects are possible. The most well-known and by far the most dangerous is loss of control midway through the dissolve with the result of two or more objects simultaneously occupying the same space. This is the most commonly known one since the result of this mistake are disastrous and rather loud. The practicing wizard must take great pains to ensure a smooth and complete transition. The eact means of ensuring success were first demostrated by the great mage known only as Mr. Machine Tool, and works as follows: ..."