Since we are not very far from December, I send you -- for our projected publication -- an idea for the cover illustration that has come to me. It is a card from the Marseilles tarot deck. The most mysterious and the most beautiful, in my sense of the words: the acrobat. It seems to me that this card will add, and without the duty to imply it too positively, something that one could see as a certain mastery of manipulation, and will do so by opportunely recalling the extent of its mystery.Best to you,
 Translator's note: which Guy Debord had vowed to himself that he would not live to see.
 Des contrats, which would be published by Editions Le Temps qu'il fait, in February 1995.
 Translator's note: the implication here is that Debord manipulated Gerard Lebovici into signing contracts that would not normally be offered to a filmmaker such as Debord.
(Published in Guy Debord Correspondance, Vol 7: Janvier 1988-Novembre 1994 by Librairie Artheme Fayard, 2008. Translated from the French by NOT BORED! June 2009. Footnotes by the publisher, except where noted.)