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Secrets of the Spiral Tower
By Eytan Bernstein

No other class combines an ability to affect multiple creatures with a mastery of the battlefield and ritual supremacy in the way that a wizard does. However,wizards rely on others to defend them so that they can focus on what they do best. What is that, you ask? Wizards are, first and foremost, controllers. They use their powers to affect numerous opponents at once, especially minions. They control the movement of enemies on the battlefield. They impose conditions on a large numbers of foes that allow their allies to swoop in for the kill.

The warriors among us want to see the whites of their eyes. If I am ever close enough to see white, it will be the end of me. Thus, I have learned to fire from afar, placing barriers in the path of my enemies and controlling their every step.

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    About the Author

    Eytan Bernstein hails from New York City. He spends his days writing and editing history books for a major educational publisher. By night, he works as a game designer, editor, and developer. His many previous credits for Wizards of the Coast include Adventurer’s Vault, Open Grave: Secrets of the Undead, and Arcane Power.