This revision of the Vernon classic not only underlines the all-important simplicity angle by using a shortcut display move, but dispenses with Vernon's need for Palming. Bruce Elliott briefly touched on this in the concluding lines of his write-up for The Phoenix. Here, a slightly modified handling for treating either the Ace or 2 is employed, with preliminary and somewhat repetitive displays of the three cards being trimmed. Into the bargain, fakes and duplicates used in some later versions, are conspicuous by their absence. This is a completely impromptu approach that can be performed at a moment's notice.
1st edition 2018, 4 pages.
word count: 1779 which is equivalent to 7 standard pages of text