Yarran thought being a powerful wizard living in the heart of the big city would be a lot more amusing than the reality of the situation. His days revolved around subway rides, finding the nearest outlet to plug his phone charger into and finding at least one restaurant line that did not have a hundred people queued up to order. There was no pointy hat, cloak wearing battle against the sinister forces of evil that plagued his town.
None of the fun stuff the movies had promised.
There was one big perk that ensured his life was slightly better than that of an average mortal. With a wave of his wand he could control and direct any number of pigeons. His visits to parks were wildly amusing.