The Illusionist

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The Illusionist

Post by Scattercat » Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:53 am

"Now be sure, ladies and gentlemen, to watch my hands closely. I don't want to fool you. I want you to know. We have here a simple deck of cards. Examine it, by all means. Observe the table, solid above and beneath." He rapped the wooden surface. It echoed.

"There is nothing up my sleeves." He rolled up his sleeves, and there was... nothing. Emptiness. It hurt to look at.

"Remember, please," said the magician, as his clothes sagged and crumpled to the floor, as his face grew translucent and his voice attenuated, "that I have never lied to you..."

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Re: The Illusionist

Post by jay4 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:03 am

Bah! I can see right through that trick!

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Re: The Illusionist

Post by AnnMaRou » Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:25 am

tasty :)
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Re: The Illusionist

Post by strawman » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:07 pm

Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

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Re: The Illusionist

Post by rowan_bristol » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:11 pm

Now this is what the form is for. Wow.
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