Hovering Shield                                Air/Earth Defense

Duration: random(2.5 - 7.5) hours                     Minimum Cost: 100 mana
Range: Target Inventory Object

Syntax: cast 'hovering shield' <shield>

By binding the agility of air with the protective forces of earth, a
scholar of both spheres may animate a shield, causing it to hover about
herself. This working will fail on any item which floats naturally, and the
caster must not be already wearing a floating item. While the shield hovers
about her, it will occasionally interpose itself in combat, protecting her
from harm. Once the spell expires, the shield will return directly to the

Primary Attributes: Intelligence

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