444. coffee springs eternal

the guru went to confront the mob with the tortoise. outside, the mob chanted, “give us coffee!”

the tortoise said, “is your plan good?”

the guru said, “it is very good.”

the tortoise asked, “are you sure it will work?”

the guru said, “absolutely.”

the tortoise said, “how can i help?”

the guru told the tortoise, “you already have.”

the guru opened the large wooden doors to his school and stepped outside. the mob yelled at the guru, and the guru held up his hands to quiet them. they quieted, and the guru looked down at the tortoise and said, “he’s got your coffee!”

and then he took off running.