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Why use a sorcerer spell for time stop?
chain contingency has no casting time and can load up 3 of any combination of spells. The only flaw with contingency is that aiming them can be difficult which is about the only semi-decent use of time stop that springs to mind. That and shape change: mind flayer, but that denies experience points and mages can be pretty good in a fight when they decide to load tensers, improved haste and protection from magic weapons into a spell trigger. As long as the fight doesn't take too long.
Still, is it good for a sorcerer to use one of his 4 top level spells on time stop when shape change: golem can make him indestructible to other mages, spell strike can destroy liches, and chain contingency and wish can do almost anything that you can imagine? Not to mention that almost nothing the sorcerer casts, (including his best magic) even has a casting time while wearing the robe and amulet? Why bother stopping time when the entire spell book can be dumped anywhere in the 4 seconds a properly equipped mage needs to stop time?