As you complete the spell's intricate gestures you detect a slight buzz at the edge of your hearing. Your body feels warmer, and feeling of security fills you.

Spells and spell-like effects that target the caster are absorbed, their energy stored to power spells of your own. Absorption absorbs only ranged spells that have been targeted at the caster. However, it is possible to only partially absorb the power of a spell, if this is the case than the spell with have diminished affect on the one casting Absorption, in other words the target.