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One of several Bupp shorts about the Psi Lodge's work to protect the mistrusted psi-capable minority by forcing them to behave themselves. I wonder about their methods, but the stories are enjoyable and this is no exception.

Here, a gambler shows signs of being able to manipulate cards without touching them - but how he supposedly does that is a mystery to both him and the Lodge.
02/06/2017
Short, well-written, and builds quickly - to a spectacular anticlimax. Looks to me like the author was either setting up a brick joke, or more likely, poking fun at the mass hysteria that surrounds "celebrities" - after all, how much do you really know (or care) about the latest A-lister beyond hir name and hype? Would it be any different if (s)he'd just arrived from space?Then again, maybe he just wanted readers to spend more time wondering what was going on than they did reading the story. In which case he could possibly have done better by, for example,
01/20/2017