Customer rank: +1Your participant shuffles the deck, cuts it, and removes a card and signs her name on its face. She returns this to the deck at a spot of her choosing. The deck is cut in half, and one half is turned face up. Your participant shuffles the two halves together, face up into face down. You snap your fingers and spread the deck--every card is face down with one exception--her signed card is face up in the middle of the spread!
There is also an amazing kicker ending--you'll have to buy the ebook to find out what it is! You finish by allowing her to keep the deck as a souvenir.
This is the kind of tightly constructed, strong magic you've come to expect from Scott. While not difficult, this routine is definitely not for the beginner, although it is certainly within the reach of the average magician willing to put in a modicum of practice. Please note that this is a "special" routine--a "feature" routine. It is not, nor is it designed to be, an "anytime, anywhere, impromptu" trick. It is a special trick for those special times when you really want to knock their socks off!
This routine is thoroughly explained (complete with explanations for all required sleights) in 18 pages in Scott's famous conversational, crystal clear style, with 19 accompanying photos.
1st edition 2002; 18 pages.
word count: 3164 which is equivalent to 12 standard pages of text