We had a bit of trouble with this strip. The last line went through about three rewrites. It originally referenced Raiden, the Japanese god of thunder. We ended up thinking that was perhaps too vague, and for most people an old fashioned Zeus call out would work best.

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ASSISTANT: You see, when the lightning hits the rain it electrifies it.
COACH T: What are the odds of it hitting a single drop of rain?

ASSISTANT: Low, but it's the puddles we have to worry about.
COACH T: I see. Simple enough solution.

COACH T: Barring, of course, that Zeus doesn't strike you down with lightning first.


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