To Perform

Remove the drawer from the outer sleeve. Place the five ESP design cards face down in the drawer. Insert the extra design card, the CROSS, face up inside the sleeve and re-insert the drawer. The extra card is now between the bottom of the drawer and the outer sleeve. Follow the "effect" until it's time to open the drawer. The left fingers push the drawer open from left to right. The right fingers receive the opening drawer with fingers under the drawer and thumb on top.

As the drawer emerges to the right, the fingers underneath prevent the hidden card from being pushed into the open by the action of the drawer being opened. In the meantime, the left thumb has entered the left end of the sleeve and presses against the hidden card...holding it against the inside of the sleeve as the right hand now pulls the drawer free at the right end. As soon as the drawer has cleared the sleeve, the left hand lowers the sleeve casually as the right hand inverts the drawer dumping the five ESP design cards onto the table, face up.

Note: At this point, it is important to keep the drawer opening down to prevent the audience from seeing the card inside. As soon as the cards hit the table...ask the spectator to spread them out in a row. As he does this, re-insert the mouth down drawer halfway back into the sleeve. The edge of the drawer should now be trapping the hidden card against the side of the sleeve. Place the box down to one side with the drawer protruding half-open. Now, have the spectator mix the cards and deal them face down in a row on the table. Write your prediction as previously outlined. Fold it and place to one side. Have the spectator replace the cards one at a time back in the half open any order that he wishes. When he's finished, close the drawer with your right hand...holding the left end of the sleeve with your left hand. Allow the drawer to go all the way in and slightly out the other end to insure that the hidden card drops onto the top of the five cards in the box. Now, all that remains, is to have your prediction read and allow the spectator to open and remove the top card of those in the box. Naturally the design on this card matches your prediction. Drop the card back in the box and put all away.

I have also used this principle using the small drawer type boxes described in Ultraffinity Revisited and colorful large postage stamps from around the world that I laminated with clear plastic.

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Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

Magick is the art and practice of moving natural energies to effect needed or wanted change. Magick is natural, there is absolutely nothing supernatural about it. What is taught here are various techniques of magick for beginners. Magick is natural and simple and the techniques to develop abilities should be simple and natural as well. What is taught on this site is not only the basics of magick, but the basics of many things.

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