This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series (Vexing) Devil's Advocate

378127_10150441621792624_1477312954_n“…And you win again.” Fred fumed, shuffling up for another game. He took another hateful look at the Maelstrom Wanderer deck that seemed to smoke him every time they played. George hadn’t even needed to play his general this game, simply entwining a Tooth and Nail to go fetch Kiki-jiki, Mirror Breaker and Zealous Conscripts for the combo. 

George similarly started shuffling up his deck, but he did it in silence. This was a strange change of pace, as George usually never shut up when his deck got to go off.

“What’s up?” Fred asked, his concern tempered by the butt-kicking he just had served up on a silver platter.

“I didn’t expect to win.” George said simply, “You were broadcasting counter mana, and I know you run Render Silent.  I was trying to eat the counter spell so I could cast Wanderer next turn.”

“What? That doesn’t make sense.” Fred protested, “That is a totally incorrect play. If anything, you should have cast Wanderer to shield the Tooth And Nail, It’s a guaranteed win! You know better than to play like that.”

“I know.” George mumbled. “I just really wanted to cascade…”

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