Much to his credit, that is how we afforded all our magical equipment... once their tax for my Tower was taken out.
Well, by the time you can take this class at it's earliest, you're fifth level, finishing it at 10th level, if you just focus on it. You start out being able to cast 3rd level spells, and then you can cast up to 5th level spells. There isn't a huge gap between when you'd be able to use Studies of a higher spell level than available to you.I'll throw in something for that.
"Mort, how is it?"
"HOT. HOT. HOT. HOT."