I'm sure this question has been answered before but the search appears to be broken.
When selecting text in illustrator I'm getting a huuuuge selection space. Any ideas?
Is there a stray node way down there on one of the glyphs?
Yeah that's what I figured too. Turns out it was on the dagger, so I never found it while testing the standard letters.
Something very Sherlock Holmesy about this case, especially with the dagger's involvement. Glad it's solved :)
It's a clear case of Free Font Syndrome.