Rife with missed communication opportunities, this first-person narrative is a cautionary tale of what happens when one "makes choices by default," always choosing the path of least resistance
. In Too Deep is an easy, engrossing, uncomplicated but not oversimplified read that will be enjoyed by male and female readers who like reading about relationships and school culture.--Kim Carter.
(I hunt them so I pay close attention to their navigation.) The deer are simply choosing the path of least resistance
. Once you install the tall cedar trees all the way around, with space between them, the deer will then slip through wherever they find the path of least resistance.
I feel now that I made the right moral and ethical decision by honoring my oath, despite my distaste for serving in what I consider to be a foolish, immoral mistake; but part of me still worries that I might have simply been a coward choosing the path of least resistance
. Safe at home in my bed, it is not the gore and violence of war that give me pause, but the fear that I may have been a moral coward.