As we discussed in our last article, Ajani underwent a transformation from Ajani Goldmane to Ajani Vengeant when SHards of Alara came around. By a similar measure, I’m looking to transform Claws of Vengeance into a victorious deck, but I’m not without opposition. Standing in my way is Sam, with Chandra’s Breath of Fire.
One doesn’t need to be a Magic player for long to recognise the truism that what you start out with isn’t always what you end up with. This is perpetually the case in R&D, where cards, themes, mechanics, and sets can go through all manner of changes before being cemented into the final form you see when you open a booster pack.