# Looking for a message

I'm looking for a secret message found using these two clues:

181-5 253-14 294-7 298-6 382-11
384-2 59-9 480-1 510-10 541-13

• Made a mistake! It's fixed now.
– jwi
Aug 24 '18 at 18:52

The image:

is transparent, but some letters have a white background. These letters spell out:
Planet ebook dracula Pg wd

This clues:

a book cipher with this book: https://www.planetebook.com/free-ebooks/dracula.pdf

The numbers:

index into the book with page#-word# to get the words

her excuses love leaden of well-being own risk later died

Taking the initial letters of each word gives us the message, HELLO WORLD.

• Correct! Nice work
– jwi
Aug 24 '18 at 23:22
• @jwi Wait — that was the message? No way! When I first read this puzzle, I thought to myself, Rot13(unu, jung vs gur zrffntr jnf whfg "Uryyb Jbeyq"?).... and this is why I live life believing that there is a reason for everything... Aug 27 '18 at 13:37
• haha I ran out of ideas when I was choosing a message! I was like why not?
– jwi
Aug 27 '18 at 13:42