(Yeah, tomorrow we can say a few hours have passed and he’s back at the tavern, totally knocked out.
Alpha-7’ll probably have to carry him back.)
As Gen begins his pushups, Alpha-7 paces slowly around, watching carefully. Gen could never see it, but Doc is counting how many Gen does.
“This training will be brutal. It will break if you are not careful.” Alpha-7 advises, “You will need willpower, above all else, if you want to stand any chance. Find your motivation, your drive, and allow it to fuel you. Make it the center of your heart and mind, it is the only way you stand any chance.” Their tone rises as they speak, becoming more intense, “If you truly wish to be strong, you must decide: What do you fight for?”
(Trying my best, motivational stuff is not always my strong suit. How’d I do?)