None of these prospects fill me with joy, but I’ll tell you straight up – that last option makes my blood run cold. When you’re surrounded by armed, raging barbarians, well, that is not the optimal time to lay down your sword… even if you don’t have the will or the inclination to use it. Even if you wave it around a little, it can have a remarkable effect. Unless, of course, you’re running away when you do it, in which case it just pisses them off even more.
Sorry for the delay in updating… your author has been out of town.
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I know many people miss the longer-form essays. I’ll have an update on that very shortly… and when I say shortly, I mean in a hour or so.