"I can't believe the outcome of this one battle will determine the balance of power for generations."
"So no pressure, eh?"
"I know," the General said, smiling sadly, "and you're right. There's an awful lot riding on this."
"I wouldn't want to be in your shoes, Sir."
"If this turns out okay, you can have them... but I don't think they'll fit you."
"Never mind. We should probably go ahead and get this over with."
"As you say, Sir. Whenever you're ready."
The General took one last look at the map and then picked up the dice.