Jacob Kowalski: Are you... Are you a ghost?
Nicolas Flamel: No, I'm alive. But I'm an alchemist and therefore immortal.
Jacob Kowalski: Oh.
Nicolas Flamel: Nicolas Flamel. (offers his hand to Jacob)
Jacob Kowalski: Jacob Kowalski. (Jacob squeezes his hand to shake it, but it cracks Flamel's fiddle bones)
Nicolas Flamel: Oh.
Jacob Kowalski: You don't look a day over 375.