Sauruman's explanation makes sense IF it is correct interpretation.

Page Swordguy of Mercinaeto Everyone

I could live with Sauruman's interpretation. Reducing an LW or MW to a Master level cap until they graduate from MW would be fine with me. The reduction in level would only be temporary not a total loss of level.

Written by my hand on the 2nd of Springflower, in the year 1336.