“A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.” ~ Gandalf the Grey
Dark arts, transfiguration, divination, The Force, mageia, witchcraft, superpowers, alchemy, conjuration, shapeshifting, illusion, time travel, channeling, Kidō, sorcery, necromancy, enchantment, divination – magic in any form captivates and delights us! It is no wonder that there are countless books, television shows, movies, video games, manga, and other sources of entertainment that explore magic and feature characters who wield it in extraordinary and unique ways. Over the years, writers have created legendary wizards that have greatly influenced the worlds of fantasy and science fiction. From Gandalf’s mastery of fire and light and Severus Snape’s command of the Dark Arts, to Doctor Strange’s manipulation of time and Emperor Palpatine’s dominance of the Dark Side, wizards and their powers have been at the forefront of some of the most epic stories ever told. So who do you think is the most powerful fictional wizard of all? Choose from the options below or suggest your own in the comments!
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