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Creates writing of illusory fire that is duplicated somewhere else on the plane.

AD&D 2e[]

Words of Fire
Spell Level: 2 Rarity: Rare (Forgotten Realms)
Schools: Geometry, Illusion/Phantasm
Components: V, S
Range: Touch Casting Time: Up to 1 turn
Duration: 2 turns/level Saving Throw: None
Area: Special

The caster can write with their fingertips, creating letters of illusory flame. The caster can write for the next turn, and can write up to 12 letters, symbols, or characters per experience level. The flames are bright enough for creatures within 7 ft. to read by. They can be written in the air, or on any dry, inorganic surface (the illusory flames don't burn, but they cannot be formed on wet surfaces or water).

The flames last for the duration of the spell. They don't burn anything, and they cannot form magical glyphs. All of the writing must fit within a 5-ft. space.

The caster can have the writing duplicated in another location somewhere on the same plane. The location must be familiar to the caster. The flames can appear in the air or on a surface, and any who are present at the location can read them. If the area or surface has some enchantment, the letters do not form, and the caster becomes aware of this and why.