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Old 03-21-2020, 07:11 AM
Andy L is online now
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Originally Posted by DSeid View Post
I like an action hero analogy -

If the hero can position himself in the hallway so he only has take on one minion at a time he can beat up a dozen of them. If they all attack him at once from all sides (which somehow they never do!) he's dead.

We want to be the action hero taking on one of the dozen minions at a time, not having to fight 12 at once. It's a long fight scene, like some of the fight scenes in Netflix's Daredevil, but even without superpowers Matt could win like that. Exhausted by the end but still standing.
And of course, the longer the fight lasts, the more time there is for another hero to arrive (analogous to giving us the time to actually increase the amount of resources available to care for sick people)