Absentia is a drug produced in Riedra by the Inspired. It first appeared in Sharn at the end of the Last War. It is an illegal substance in Sharn, and but like many other illegal substances it can be purchased from the Boromar Clan. The drug is popular among the jaded rich.
The user falls in a comatose state for one hour. During this time, the user perceives the world through the senses of another. The target is selected randomly and could be anyone in a radius of a mile. Unknown to most people, during the coma a Quori spirit can posses the user's body, regardless of the person's willingness to be possessed.