One of the space elevators, the Brightfrost, had led a charmed construction. None of the supply shipments had suffered delay or sabotage — despite numerous attempts. No manner of corporate espionage seemed to make any difference on the speed of which it rose toward orbit. All of that came to an abrupt end as it lifted its first cargo toward orbit. A massive electrical spell detonated the maglift capacitors. Thousands of capacitors exploded. The elevator’s structure burned, melted, warped, and collapsed. The use of magic as a major weapon was added to the corporate army catalogs.