The purple robed person grumbles to you, "A slow thinker will still triumph in a race against denial."
They give you a candle so you can see in the dark. You try to tell them you can just use your phone, but they interrupt.
"It's the scent of freshly shampooed koalas!" they cheer. Maybe they used to work at a zoo.
You light the candle and inhale its aroma. You've never sniffed a koala up close, yet you can't help but believe that this is how a freshly shampooed one would smell.