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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

It's Not Easy Being Green

Wizard Summer
It is not easy being the Wizard of Earth Magic. I don't have the power of flight like Jolie. I can't make it rain like Reece. Heck, I can't even light up the night like Nikko. While the other wizards tend to have much more attack-focused magic, mine is much more focused on defense, snaring my enemies, distraction, and healing.

Oh, sure, I can summon my double-bladed staff - and I'm mighty handy with it - but almost every other spell I cast is more to protect the other wizards and I than to attack any of our enemies.

I'm not complaining, mind you. I'm grateful to have the power to heal my allies if they get injured in battle - though I have found out the hard way that I can't raise the dead. Being the defensive specialist certainly has some advantages, and everyone looks to me to keep them protected.

But, that can make things a bit difficult when we're fighting a bunch of creatures like zombies or skeletons. I can't always be right there to protect those I care about and sometimes people get seriously hurt or even killed. No matter how often it happens, I always end up feeling a bit guilty.

You see, when you have the power to heal, you tend to take it personally when you can't heal everyone. And I have a little bit of firsthand experience with that...  

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