229. the guru’s trials, part four

the guru walked into the next room. this room was a large cave. a small pond shimmered on the side, and the guru saw a dim glow from beneath the waters.

in the middle of the rock room, a priestess sat blindfolded on a rock.

another rock sat in front of her. the guru sat on this rock and stared directly into her blindfold.

then, the priestess sung, “#zen.”

how should the guru reply?