- Some idiot paid off by the broken blue seven-drop lobbyists, probably
I didn't think Innistrad: Crimson Vow Standard was going to go like this for me. Mono-White Aggro❄ and Mono-Green Aggro❄ both got incredible tools to put in decks that were already top-tier. The best color combination got a long-awaited dual land, smoothing out its singular point of weakness. Most importantly, Alrund's Epiphany survived a banning, seemingly invalidating a large percentage of new cards before they even dipped their toes in the format.
All this left me looking for two types of cards come preview season. Cheap, preferably disruptive threats, and more countermagic to challenge Alrund's Epiphany on the stack.
So how the hell did I end up here so quickly?