One-half of Deux Lectrices, writing about the things I read.
“Don’t you see? That’s the whole idea!” Luke cried. “That’s how they scare you here. It’s so awesome! They make you think that one more second and you’re a goner. But it’s all perfectly timed. They want you to be terrified—and then—poof—you’re okay!”
That's... typically how it works.