Wail of the Banshee

SchoolNecromancy [Death, Sonic]
LevelDeath 9, Sor/Wiz 9
ComponentsV
Casting Time1 standard action
RangeClose (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
AreaOne living creature/level within a 40-ft.-radius spread
DurationInstantaneous
Saving ThrowFortitude negates
Spell ResistanceYes

You emit a terrible scream that kills creatures that hear it (except for yourself). Creatures closest to the point of origin are affected first.