A spectator is directed to remove any four of a kind from an unprepared deck of cards. She is asked to impress upon her mind her favorite card suit. The four selected cards are mixed and placed into the card box. The spectator is directed to command her favorite card to rise from the box. Slowly the selected card rises until it protrudes more than halfway out of the box. The Spectator plucks the card from the box and all may be inspected.