True, that might well prove a distraction for you.
From what little I know, I think that the power leaks out when the mind is troubled. Powerful emotions tend to allow the magic to leak out, often at the cause of the emotion.
I picked up a few useful pieces of information back in my youth, to help me avoid provoking.... incidents.
So then he goes, YOU SHALL NOT PASS, and I say "I've got WINGS? I can FLY?" It was hilarious! The dwarf was tough, but the elf was delicious and they had some men and these four bite-sized guys, too. The wizard was fuming when I flew off.