Sages have argued since the Withering whether there is any true distinction between the spirits and those born of the breaches that still torment our world. The easiest distinction between the two is:
- A Spirit may have a manifested body, but at the time of death, no physical remains are left behind.
- A Breach born has a corporeal body, and at the time of death, leaves physical remains behind.
- Some spirits present themselves exclusively through apparitions and visions and never manifest a body into the world.
Even these basic rules are often debated, but are reliable