I'm developing some background material for some Hedgefolk NPCs in my Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay campaign. I'm not unfamiliar with the system (being a huge contributor here on RPGSE), but this spell has me stumped:
You chant this spell, wrapping your target in an indistinct curtain of magic. One Witch you specify at the point of casting (and you must have touched the Witch's flesh) must pass a Very Difficult (-30%) Willpower Test to cast a spell upon the target. If failed the Witch wastes his action this round.
I think the use of "target" here is ambiguous, making the reading odd. Does the Wyrd Word protect the target of the spell from third-party spells, i.e., I cast the spell on you (or myself) to protect you (or myself) from the magic of another witch?
And does it only protect you from Witches, i.e., Arcane and Divine casters can still target—hey, the word again—your subject of the Wyrd Ward? It seems to imply it only wards against Hedge magic when specifying "One Witch you specify…"