Slightly hesitating you finally give in to your curiosity. It's not as if you'd die in an instant just because you try to pull off the unsound lath. And you also don't have to squash through the gap. That'd be too unreasonable.
You place your hands on the rough wood and pull with all your strength. Which isn't as much as you'd like, after all you're just an average school girl. The unsound lath seems to think the same way. It doesn't move even one inch. Overly frustrated you stop pulling after a few more unsuccessful tries. With an accusing glare you stare at the seemingly weakening, but still really resistant wood that raised false hopes of a possible, albeit small adventure in you. You really have bad luck.
Before your bad luck increases even further you prefer leaving the whole thing alone. Even more resigned than before you continue your way home.
Back home even your comfortable, soft couch and your Inu Yasha manga aren't able to console you. Although you weren't really expecting y