The manifestation of choice; of free will.
There, before me, was the object that exemplified the true problem: will.The quintessential foundation of human nature.
An animal does not choose a path, it goes forth driven by instinct, by the natural order of the world. Put a raw steak on the other side of the door, and the dog will take that route.
As a human being, things were not so simple.
Nothing is black and white. Nothing is "yes" or "no".
Everything is conjecture; primed for bias.
There is no such thing as "the good guys."
At the end of the day, there are only winners and losers.
Which would I be when I set foot through that doorway?
There was, of course, only one way to find out.