The Hope of Erethor
Returning from the Dead
You may notice that there is no Spellcasting feat for the universal school, which grants the wish and limited wish spells. Likewise, reincarnate is the only spell on the channeler spell list that can bring a character back from the dead, using as it does the natural magics of Aryth and her nature spirits rather than the divine intervention of a deity.
This limiting power is intentional. the heroes of Midnight cannot call on all-powerful spells to solve their problems, and cannot return from the dead countless times to bring the battle to their foes again and again. Death is Midnight is often final, and rousing the support of the common people can be more important than manipulating reality using magic.
As the only characters whose god still answers their prayers, only legates may break the boundaries of life and death with absolute certainty. Because their spells are granted by Izrador, only the dark god himself could return a character from the dead in his own body…and if Izrador is the one welcoming your spirit back to life, you might think twice about accepting his offer. you never know what you might come back as…