I have some thoughts on this matter.

1) It is not bound need for a mage being in a tradition or other groups to able to become an archmage, but lets be realĂ­stic here, even when you get suport from a faction mages have really high mortality rate, imagine when you get.NO ONE to.even explain whats paradox or how.your magick is affected by It.

2) Even in traditions having Prime on high lvls are rare,.then an archmage of it is even more rare because of how abstract it tends to be. Not only did she attain high arete she did also something that even people with backup of an...