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By Jim Butcher

Harry Dresden, Chicago's purely training specialist wizard, is employed by means of a mysterious priest to discover the stolen shroud of Turin.

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Her hair, for effect, is loose on her shoulders. She is robed in white, a Galatean costume. She bows and smiles consumptively, and seats herself on chair facing spectators. The professor now, by means of any of the pantomimic gestures, pretends to hypnotize her, and she is or becomes hypnotized. ) Now performer goes among the audience, asking here and there what the spectators would wish the lady marvel to do, and having gone through say 12 to 20, he solemnly demands the strictest silence, and with serious mien advances toward medium without going on stage, and motions or waves his right hand in a downward movement in front of her.

In this case the number to be transmitted is 6; as the last word of sentence is spoken they commence mentally 1-2-3-4-5-6; during this short period the performer glances down at the coin as if to verify what the lady has called out, as soon as they reach the figure "6" the signal "Stop" has to be transmitted. : "One" (1). It will be seen by this method that the signal is quite easy to transmit and it is perfectly natural to put down the figure on the board quickly and sharply. The third figure of the coin is now known to the medium, the last figure "2" is transmitted in the same manner as the previous figure, the lady says the second figure I see is "8," as soon as she ceases speaking they commence the counting again 1-2, on the arrival at the figure "2" the performer puts down the "8," previously called out, sharply on the board, which is the signal for "stop," the lady now knows the full date of the coin.

The trick now needs no further explanation. When the gentlemen knock at the lady's door, she is of course, prepared to receive them. She takes the paper and asks them to kindly wait outside as the presence of strangers is irritating to her. She takes the ball from its resting place with a hair pin, smooths it out and translates the abbreviations into plain English and then writes the answer on the letter head which the committee has given her. When this is done she opens the door and the gentlemen take back the answer, totally unconscious that they themselves carried the information as to what the answer should be.

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