From the Introduction by Fr. Cyprian: Rich has gathered together ten items that offer us an insight into his thinking on close-up magic. The words "take a card, please" that often summon us to boredom, take on new meaning with Rich. Here are effects where the invitation to "take a card, please" serves as the entree to truly magical happenings.
Routines include: Up In Flames, The Growing Coin, An Ambitious Change, Topsy Turvy Card, Three Is A Crowd, That's Not A Surprise, Coin Card Coincidence, An Unsusual Transformation, Three Coin Matrix, and Torn Traveler.