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In many traditions of Paganism and Wicca, a new member must be initiated to truly be a member of a coven. Although the ceremony varies from group to group, it usually involves a pledge of dedication, an oath of secrecy, and a symbolic rebirth. Periods of study before initiation vary from one tradition to the next, but it's not uncommon to be asked to study for a year and a day prior to an initiation ceremony.

Willow studied for over a year, and then was initiated into the Three Circles Coven.

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