Ashes to Firewood
The young submissive was despondent and complained to his Master. “The whole scene is just so shallow and vapid now. I’m thinking about leaving this life and just being vanilla.”
His mentor responded “Once burned, the ashes can never again become firewood.”
“Ugh, that’s what I mean,” said the young submissive. “You’re all a bunch of puffed-up, self-important, pretentious idiots.” And he walked away, unenlightened.