“Do you ever thing about pit traps?” He asked. I looked around and sighed.
“Not usually, no.”
“I think about them a lot. I just feel they were, like, overrepesneted?” He said.
“Really?”
“Like, you’d see them on cartoons or whatever, but never in real life. I was trained to prepare myself for the wrong things!”
“I think pits serve as a metaphor for the unexpected. They’re reminder to be present and aware in our daily lives.”
“Thanks, I never thought of that.”
“Glad to be of help,” I said. “Now, would you please throw down a rope or something?”

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