- "Do you not see her priests hurrying to begin the Ritual of Obliteration? See them! Scouring the bowl! Purifying the altar! Readying their chants!"
- —Fin Raziel, to Willow Ufgood, in Willow: A Novel
A ritual was a magical ceremony in which the actions and wording followed a prescribed form and order. Examples of rituals inclujded the rituals of obedience and the dreaded Ritual of Obliteration.