Card Sharks 

Why are tarot-card readers drawn to the intersection of Telegraph and Channing? Must be in the cards.

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Wizard calmed himself down, then gave Ali a pass because he helps his aunt pay for groceries and rent. "At least he's using what he makes to help another person," he said, again casting a glance across the street.

The sun was coming out, but sprinkles of rain started to fall on the sidewalk. The street got steamy and humid. Wizard looked up at the clouds and figured it was about to rain hard anytime now. He'd call it a day. He had to get his table back into storage, and then he still had to come up with another place to sleep, a dry place.

He put his cards in his coat pocket and folded up his table, while across the street, Charles flipped another card.

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