1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions
For this dangerous assistance he paid two ducats with the usual promise of a sack of gold in addition — as soon as he had time to make it.
(From the Arcanum, by Janet Gleeson, about the reverse engineering of porcelain by European artisans)