Author Archives: Markham

Four boxes | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

I mentioned earlier that three of the four songs we had discovered to this point were accompanied by a single riddle each. I reproduce them here: With┬áDanse Macabre: Past a door with no hinge With Victor’s Solo: A staff which … Continue reading

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The Telegraph | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

Returning to the matter of the paper scraps, each bearing a print of a telegraph key, which were included with the sheet of music whose song produced the red light in the lantern, I proceed to render the text of … Continue reading

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William’s Favorites | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

The sheet music folder labelled “William’s Favorites” held only four staff pages, but the staves were empty on every sheet. Superimposed over each collection of staves, however, was a circle of numerals, ranging from zero through nine, in a regular … Continue reading

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Finding William | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

Receiving six days in seven, always locked but always open. Solution: It took no little puzzling, I assure you, to understand that this riddle referenced the postbox. (No letters on Sundays, and although it is always open to deposits, it … Continue reading

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