"What do you mean you're not an ancient powerful witch? It's right here in my spell book!"
I waved my hand in the general direction of my book piles. This couldn't be happening. Had I just summoned some kid who would only be an extra mouth to feed?
"Um,... well.. sorry to disappoint.. mmm.. could I see the spell?"
"I suppose," I replied, defeated. "If you're not a witch you won't be able to read it though. Only witches can read it.