# 1

by Cameron Francis
This effect came about after reading an Ed Marlo version of Hofsinzer's Everywhere and Nowhere plot. While the Marlo effect was the catalyst for this trick, at the end of day they don't really resemble each other in the slightest. Effect: Two cards are selected and lost in the deck, we'll say the cards are the Five of Spades and the Eight of Hearts. The magician has the spectator cut the deck into two piles. The magician picks up one pile and runs through it, asking the spectators to tell him when they see their cards. Neither card is in the magician's half. The magician then instructs one of the spectators to cut the remaining half into three piles. The magician turns over the top card of each pile. None are the spectator's cards. The magician clicks his fingers and shows the three cards again. They are now three duplicates of the Five of Spades! One more click and when the three cards are turned face up again, they are now the mates of the Eight of Hearts! The magician spread his half of the deck and the Eight of Hearts is seen reversed in the middle. But what of the Five of Spades? The deck is reassembled and the magician hands it to the spectator. She

Turn to another spectator and riffle your left thumb down the side of the deck. Are you still with me? All kidding aside. we'll use the Eights and say that the Eight of Hearts is on top of all. legitimately cut the deck at that point and thumb the top card off the bottom half to the spectator. Take the Five back and place it on top of the deck.. that's the only prep you need to do which makes this extremely practical. this is pretty complicated. forcing the Eight of Hearts on the first spectator. You now hold a break under four cards. In this example.. As the spectators are looking at the selections. Grab a deck. 3. read carefully and try to follow along. Give the deck a shuffle retaining the top stock. Perform a Braue Reversal so the four . Performance: 1. keeping a pinky break between the halves. Cut the deck.2 spells “Find the card”. secure a break under the top three cards of the deck. dealing one card for each letter and discovers the Five! Preparation: Okay. the other three Eights going back on top. Place the right hand portion onto the left hand portion so that the three Eights are once again on top of the deck. Reassemble the deck. Wherever the spectator calls stop. and perform a Riffle Force. We'll say this card is the Five of Spades. Place any four of a kind on top of the deck in any order. 2. Thumb the card off the deck and have the spectator look at it.

2 Position check from the top of the deck down: Face down Eight of Hearts. Re-grip the deck so you are holding it face down in dealer's grip. Tilt the deck down so you are holding it parallel to the floor. face up Eight. undercut half the deck and flip it face up on top of the cards above the break. . face up second selection. 1). 1 Fig. With your left hand. Undercut the rest of the cards under the break and flip them face up on top of all. 5. 4. However. the right thumb holding the break between the top four cards and the rest of the deck. 6. Give the deck a couple of false cuts and place it on the table. 2). For those of you who don't know the Braue Reversal. Take the Eight of Hearts back and place it face down on top of the deck (Fig. face up Eight. face up Eight. Ask the spectator to cut the deck in half. keep the top of the deck tilted back (neck-tied) so the spectators cannot see the reversed card on top (Fig. You are now holding a face up deck with four cards reversed at the rear.3 cards are now reversed at the back of the face up deck. here's a brief description: Hold the deck from above in right hand Biddle Grip. face down rest of the deck. Fig.