Is it ok to have a vague magic system?
I've always appreciated really concrete magic systems such as in Avatar the Last Airbender and FMA. But, I found in my story it doesn't really work. I'm using Celtic and Irish beliefs as the foundation for the world. The main fantasy races are fairies, demons, and gods. And, I found through research that there really was no basis for magic in early Celtic and Irish society. The folklore is all over the place, and whenever something needed to happen- it just did. I figured I could fill in the gaps but still have the system open-ended to fill certain needs. If I had some very solid rules for the magic system, like a source and what you can and can't do, and the rest is practically up to your imagination, I'd be in the clear. But I still feel like it's not enough.
My magic system is essentially this. Every living thing is born with a soul, that is the source of life and its power. The soul is a battery that can provide the power for magic, and magic can take different forms. Usually, to perform magic, for example 'summoning' something out of thin air, the spell would take the molecules needed in the surrounding area and rearrange them to make what you need, your soul providing the power to actually make them go together without ripping the universe apart. But souls arent these endless sources of power. For fae, they're extremely unstable and can end up either extremely drained of power, or hypercharged. Either extreme is bad news and can result in death. I also created concrete rules that no one can break, you can't control time, and you can't bring someone back from the dead.
I'm sorry if this is a bit unclear, I'm so tired today

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