Counter target spell. If it's countered this way, remove it from the game instead of putting it into its owner's graveyard. As long as it remains removed from the game, you may play it as though it were in your hand without paying its mana cost. If it has X in its mana cost, X is 0.
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10/4/2004 If you cast an instant or sorcery, it goes to its owner's graveyard when it resolves. 10/4/2004 This spell can be used on a spell cast using Flashback. 8/1/2008 If you use this on an opponent's spell which has Buyback, you may pay the Buyback cost as you cast it. If you do so, the card will go to its owner's hand upon resolution. It will not go to your hand, nor to any player's graveyard.