1: predicting what will happen in the future
The walls were covered in crystal balls, shelf upon shelf of them that reached to the ceiling. More were piled in baskets around the room. When the curtains were pulled, they created dancing prisms. The rainbow of color was beautiful.
Claire grunted with disgust at the one she held. She had been certain it would work and unlock her vatic skills. Alas, another dud. She tossed it with the others. It cracked loudly. Sparks flew into the air and an image appeared on the ceiling. But Claire was looking at her phone, ordering another from Amazon.