The doors of the lift opened and we all piled in hastily. The elevator would take us straight to the heart of the tournament. We would either struggle to win or suffer crushing defeat. It was shared knowledge that there would be no easy victory today.
I cleared my throat to begin the pep talk.
“Alright everybody. Here’s the strategy”
The men gathered around me, their looks of rapt attention in place. The bright lights in the lift highlighted the shadows on our faces. We must have looked quite the sight, serious appearances and all.
“Just do whatever”