Imagine yourself in a pit. This is not a simple hole in the ground. It is a deep chasm with overhanging ledges, filled nearly to overflowing with an impenetrable gray fog. In this abyss, all of your senses are worthless.
Your sight is diminished by the afore-mentioned fog, limiting your sight to only a few feet in front of you. Your hearing is assaulted constantly by a cacophony of insults, inspirations, and insight so loud and confusing that you can no longer tell one apart from the other. Your touch is dulled by constant pain, real or imagined. Taste and smell are unreliable simply because; no matter what you inhale or ingest, it all seems bland and samey.
No matter which direction you travel in this pit, you will never find a wall. Instead, you eventually find your way to its center, which is populated only by a single towering and indestructible pillar. This pillar, only about a foot or so in diameter, is climbable and shows evidence that this has been attempted many times in the p