So i brought up some random ideas others have started and i followed through with to a possibly clearer picture? Telepathy and Telekinesis is the only magic that we're seeing and that it all derives from the Trees and Fire. The White Trees with Red Leaves, and the Black Trees with Blue Leaves. Each requiring blood to make them work or to feed the gods.
So let's first bullet points.
*The Gift- Powers passed on through CotF to men through breeding.
*Creation of dragons and Direwol