Analysis Of Pandora Spinnet's Cookie

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While sitting in Hu Yong Mei, a famous Chinese restaurant uptown, Pandora Spinnet opens her fortune cookie and reads the following message: “Your life's in danger. Say nothing to anyone. You must leave the city immediately and never return. Repeat: Say nothing to anyone.”
Pandora, startled, looked up from the fortune. She was expecting something along the lifes of, “Things aren’t always as they seem,” or “If it is seems fishy, then you are probably around fish.” Ordinary mainstream fortunes, but this? It seemed as the cookie was her own Professor Trelawney, the Divination teacher who kept predicting Harry Potter’s death every five minutes, and she had no way out of it. Looking up from the paper, she saw her brother, Ryan. Should she say something? The cookie had to be fake.

“What does yours say?” Ryan smiled at her. Pandora
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Foggy and gloomy. Ryan waves his hand to get the attention of an employee.
“This is ridiculous, why is this in this cookie? Pandora’s obviously startled! This shouldn’t be allowed,” Ryan argued. The waiter took the cookie and read it. His face paled, and turned the paper around looking for the lucky numbers. Of course, she thought, the lucky numbers! They must show a way of knowing if it’s true or not.
The waiter sighs and says, “Meal free. More cookies?” To which, Pandora nods.

After getting the paper back, she sees that there are no lucky numbers. All that is written is a simple, Product Property of Powers, and (6m6) (8m2). Pandora sighs, and grabs a pen. She writes, 48m6. What will this do? How will it help? She thought. Pandora stood up and laid down a twenty dollar bill to pay.

Walking out the door into the misty outdoors, she headed for her silver “punchbug” volkswagen. Heading home, she packed what she needed, threw suitcases and boxes in the trunk and backseat, and drove out of the city limits. Having at least six other fortune cookies in her passenger seat, she pulled over to get
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