By William Rabkin
In line with the hit united states community sequence Shawn Spencer has confident everybody he is psychic. Now, he is both going to scrub up- or be discovered. homicide and Magic are all within the mind... whilst a case takes Shawn and Gus into an unique membership for pro magicians, they're taken care of to a personal express by means of the most well liked act at the Vegas Strip, "Martian Magician" P'tol P'kah. but if the wizard doubtless dissolves in a tank of water, he by no means rematerializes. And in his position there is a corpse in a 3 piece go well with and a bowler hat. desirous to preserve his golden boy untarnished, the magician's supervisor hires Shawn and Gus to discover the id of the lifeless guy and discover what occurred to P'tol P'kah. yet to take action, the pair should pose as a brand new mentalist act, and move undercover in a global populated via magicians, mystics, Martians-and one murderer...
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Not since he took me there when I was a kid. ” “But that was twenty years ago,” Gus said. “They can’t possibly still—” “They renewed the restraining order six months ago,” Henry snapped, then turned to Shawn. “Are you happy now? ” Shawn picked up the package and spun it around in his hands. “Not to make up for what you did to us today. ” Henry glared at Shawn. Then he marched the plates and pizza boxes into the kitchen. When he returned, he slammed a printed invitation on the table in front of his son.
Then he dug in his shirt pocket and came out with three playing cards. With great effort he shoved the wedding cake to the edge of the table to clear off a space, then put the three cards down with their faces up. There were two numbered clubs and the queen of hearts. “It’s a card game,” Henry exclaimed. ” “It’s really easy,” Shawn said. “I shuffle the cards around. ” “My, that does sound easy,” Henry said. ” Shawn flipped the cards over and smushed them around on the table. Henry pointed to the card in the middle, and Shawn turned it over.
Henry sat still, grim faced. Baffled, Gus glanced over at Shawn to see if he had any idea what his father was talking about. Apparently he did, because his face was split by a wide smile. “Please, go ahead and finish your word, Dad,” Shawn said, taking a pleasure that Gus couldn’t begin to understand. “Look, if you don’t want to help me, you don’t want to help me,” Henry said. ” “Drop the present off where, I wonder,” Shawn said. “Oh, yes. The Fort. Which I believe is an abbreviated version of a longer word.