21 August 2009 1563 Views

Sherlock Holmes: To know, to dare, to will, to keep silence…

by Robert Sugar

Yesterday on twitter @wbpictures posted a link to a Sherlock Holmes related viral website. The website displayed a video after typing in the password IRENE, which is the name of one of the characters. Evidently the words spoken are a direct quote from a book by Éliphas Lévi called Transcendental Magic: Its Doctrine and Ritual.

Four specific words, to Know, to Will, to Dare and to Keep Silent are also known as the Four Powers of the Sphinx as well as the Witch’s Pyramid. Apparently, when one tries to become a witch they work towards achieving these strengths, hence “the Witch’s Pyramid.”

So it looks as if this viral is mending together Sherlock Holmes as well as witch craft, or something of the sort. I’m quite suprised at the depth this viral has gone so quickly. And, apperently Warner Bros. attempted to launch this at Comic Con, but failed to.

thebruce from Unfiction (and wikibruce.com) picked these up (below) at a WB booth in San Diego, but didn’t even think to look twice at them. When put together, the numbers above the words create an IP address, the same one Warner Bros. tweeted yesterday.

WYGMH

We’ll be following this viral campaign closely and see how it develops from here on out.

A big thanks to the Unfiction forums for figuring all this out.



New

Justice League is not Perfect. But it has Heart and Soul. Likable. Watchable. Retrievable.
19 November 2017
Justice League is not Perfect. But it has Heart and Soul. Likable. Watchable. Retrievable.

May interest You

Movie Viral Presents the Best in Fan Fiction with Jack Walter Christian introducing James Bond to Irene Adler
15 September 2016
Movie Viral Presents the Best in Fan Fiction with Jack Walter Christian introducing James Bond to Irene Adler
What we learned from Comic Con 2016
26 July 2016
What we learned from Comic Con 2016
COMIC CON HIGHLIGHTS FROM BATMAN AND SUPERMAN TO STAR WARS AND X MEN
13 July 2015
COMIC CON HIGHLIGHTS FROM BATMAN AND SUPERMAN TO STAR WARS AND X MEN

Popular

PolitFlix 5: Would the Reel Tony Blair please stand up? James Murphy and Dave Bond take a look at Mr Blair in Politics and on Film. Also Star Wars IX, Bond 25 and the usual News and Comment
27 September 2017
PolitFlix 5: Would the Reel Tony Blair please stand up? James Murphy and Dave Bond take a look at Mr Blair in Politics and on Film. Also Star Wars IX, Bond 25 and the usual News and Comment
Bond 25: is 007 set to marry Blofeld?
13 September 2017
Bond 25: is 007 set to marry Blofeld?

Tags