In my Writing Non-fiction class yesterday, we were working on six-word memoirs and novels. There're some famous ones out there, like Ernest Hemingway's "For sale: baby shoes, never worn. My professor said to aim for humor; they're relatable and easy. I wrote, "Scoliosis from supporting too much weight. But then I read it again.
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The protagonist has had enough. This is the last straw. That evil empire's in for it now. They're going to An attempt at some brave or heroic action that falls ludicrously short. When played for laughs, it's often applied to timid or nerdy characters who mean well but aren't prepared to do anything useful. When played for drama, it designates a character who ought to be one of the good guys but who places too much faith in "the proper authorities" and will likely hinder the heroes by insisting they do so too.