The Djinn Intakes
Additive, subtractive and re-distributive magic – to escape the Djinn cannot do something additive – apply power to a lock or whatever – all he can do is redistribute – move things around. No force, just direction and misdirection.
[She knew that he would accede to her request, provided it was given in good faith. He was one of those people who discerned good intentions from bad and supported them.]