In a Lonely Place on 04-22-2019

Wait, where did that second cigarette come from? How did I miss this? Is there a miniature pack in his left hand? Or were there always two cigarettes being prepared? How could I have missed something so important when I’ve spent a month observing the previous second? He’s a magician, Bogie, and while I had once thought that if I applied this ludicrous frame-by-frame technique to a famous magician’s most famous magic trick, I would understand his secrets, now I’m forced to admit that some secrets are burrowed even deeper into the universe than time, and that magic exists. ⠀