This all started with @Mulldrifting‘s tweet:
Re: blog on MTG stories/chars @mananation I want a blog on how game mechanics translate to books/real life. B/c some of its hilarious.
Some of my other posts are still in the works and this seemed like something fun and light to do. Yes, it’s a shorter post, but that’s alright. Let’s do this.
Kicker [Cost]: [Effect]
Magic: Conqueror’s Pledge
Real Life: “For an extra $50, I’ll throw in HBO and Cinamax free of charge,” said the cable guy during installation.
Notes: Also works for Phasing effects, but no one talks about those cards.