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System Reference Document Copyright 2000-2003, Wizards of
the Coast, Inc.; Authors Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, Skip Williams,
Rich baker, Andy Collins, David noonan, Rich Redman, Bruce R. Cordell,
based on original material by E. Gary Gygax and Dave
System Reference Document v3.5
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