If I don’t get to see all the countries on my list in this lifetime, then so be it. What will be will be.
They say time is a great healer. Well distance can be too. Traveling is a great way to separate yourself from the past and learn to let go of those memories.
Instead of sulking over the fact you’re no longer hopping your way around the world and that no-one wants to hear about it any more, take a moment to appreciate how fortunate you are to have experienced the things you have experienced.
They whack on a rather lovely egg-head-shaped hat with huge goggles just for comical measure. You’ve interrogated all the staff about the death/life ratio, but no amount of reassurance seems to make you feel any safer. At this point your mind can’t make sense of what is about to happen and you really have to fight the urge to make a run for it.