Nevertheless, runes themselves are neither evil nor good. A good analogy to the force behind runes (or any other magical tool, for that matter) is electricity. You can use it to create an electric chair for execution or to bring light when it is dark. Runes are just tools that can enhance the way a person interacts with the Universe.What are runes used for?
Runes are letters in a family of ancient alphabets known as runic alphabets. Runes were used as a method of communication across Scandinavia and in other Germanic nations from around the 3rd century CE to around the 13th century, when they were displaced by the Roman alphabet.What were runes used for?
Runes were used as a means of communication, writing, telling fortunes, protection, and casting spells. Sometimes items with runic inscriptions were also used for medical purpose. Runes were often inscribed on whalebone and placed under a person’s bed to cure an ailment.