Silly idea, so outdated etcetera.
I'm not a particularly good Dungeon Master, but I am quite up to date and I do have a keen understanding of the rules. Basically, I have a bachelor's degree on DMing. Possibly a master's degree.
Never-the-less, warts and all, I kind of do like the system. Still, I'd rather be playing.
In any case, a plot-device mage went *splat* a while ago, and AFAIK, his recovery tactic is contingent reincarnate.
Reincarnate is superior to other death recovery methods mainly due to the fact that
The magic of the spell creates an entirely new young adult body for the soul to inhabit from the natural elements at handTwo days to Japan. Two more posts, then.