“What are you going to do when it’s time to leave?”
Trent shrugged. “Leave.”
“Just like that.”
I’m sure the skepticism showed in my voice. “You’re not serious.”
Trent looked genuinely perplexed. “Why do people always say that to me?”
- Daniel Keys Moran, The Last Dancer
The Occupy Portland tactical superiority of the retreat over the advance march away and wander back eventually (J.Robb article describing this as a snake march) reminds me of Trent (and his precursor Ifahad)'s "just run away".