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By Pam Burke 

Not so much an epic battle, but it's a war


August 11, 2017

Havre Daily News/Pam Burke

A healthy looking Wolf Spider.

One of the struggles for those who train combat troops is to condition soldiers to run forward, attacking, when ambushed rather than retreat. Experts say fleeing causes chaos which feeds into the effectiveness of the ambush, while attacking forward provides the greatest chance of survival.

The question here is whether that theory applies to the scenario in which a lone woman is in the bathroom, sitting (y'know), and then spies a giant spider lurking in the shadows a few feet away.

Does she flee? Does she attack? Does she take the time to pull her pants up before doing either? The tactical...

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