|“|| Any rogue can craft a spell - but it takes a really reckless fool to write one down.
Thus, the wizard Elminster introduces the latest collection of wizardly lore from the Forgotten Realms campaign setting, including:
"All this could have been avoided, of course... If the handful of heedful folk in the worlds'd listen to me but a few moments more, much trouble could be averted - and, I suppose, much high adventure. Hmmm... perhaps 'tis the doom of humans to always rush in heedless of the costs - and to open and read every old, crumbling book they find." - Elminster
- ↑ Shannon Appelcline. FOR8 Pages from the Mages (2e). Dungeon Masters Guild. Retrieved on 2013-12-07.