The gorgon hissed as him again, pounding the force field separating them. Trapped in the summoning circle with her giant serpentine form pressed up against the invisible barrier, she was starting to get an idea what he was planning. Andreas had no empathy for it. This was the very gorgon that had petrified a student in a summoning accident a few years back, not offering her so much as a hint of warning. It was a killer. But fortunately, Andreas was too.
The wand loosely tied to his back had more than enough investment to vaporize the demon, and he was confident his own magical reserves would be enough to resist petrification for just over four seconds—more than enough time to kill the beast. Still, he wasn’t going to look at it directly. There was no point in exposing himself to that kind of attack, especially when the magical barrier was going to need to be dropped.
The spell he was about to attempt had two components. The first would establish a very specific type of magi