Definitions: (1) having knowledge of events before they take place; (2) able to read the signs of things to come; (3) being a very good guesser

Derivation: Latin, “knowing beforehand”

Parental Qualities: faith, confident expectation

Familial Qualities: intuitive, insightful, psychic

• An inch of foreknowledge is worth ten miles of after-thought. — Jack Holbrook Vance (1916–2013) American mystery, fantasy, & science fiction writer
• Technological prescience in science fiction usually requires an author with luck. Societal prescience requires a poet. — Heidi B. Hammel (1960-) American astronomer

Legendary Power: A Sibyl, a prophetess or oracle with the intuiting power for higher truths