First, I'm the largest.

Second, I'm lucky.

Third, I'm quite similar to infinity.

Fourth, I'm nothing.

Fifth, I'm lucky.

Sixth, I'm half of Third.

Seventh, I'm lucky.

Eighth, I'm like the Chinese elements.

Ninth, I'm like the musketeers.

Tenth, I'm both.

Eleventh, I'm lucky.

Twelfth, I'm half of Third.

Thirteenth, I'm like the musketeers.

Google, and you shall find me.

What am I?


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Are you

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone?


0 = I'm nothing
2 = I'm both
3 = I'm like the musketeers
4 = I'm half of Third (Third is I'm quite similar to infinity)
5 = I'm like the Chinese elements (wood, fire, earth, metal, water)
7 = I'm lucky
8 = I'm quite similar to infinity
9 = I'm the largest

This gives



when googled gives the title above. as Beastly Gerbil points out, it is the ISBN number


the puzzle title "The Beginning" refers to being the first in the series

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    $\begingroup$ Apparently it’s the ISBN (international standard book number) for that book $\endgroup$ May 10, 2020 at 0:00
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    $\begingroup$ Yes, this is ofc correct! $\endgroup$ May 10, 2020 at 0:01
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    $\begingroup$ What does it refer to by "I'm like the Chinese elements"? $\endgroup$
    – justhalf
    May 11, 2020 at 2:55
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    $\begingroup$ @justhalf rot13(gurer ner 5 puvarfr ryrzragf (jbbq, sver, rnegu, zrgny, jngre)). i'll add it $\endgroup$
    – SteveV
    May 11, 2020 at 3:03

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