They traveled for an unthinkably long time through valleys of thick shrubbery and patches of wild grasses. They narrowly escaped dehydration and capture more than a couple times, and through luck and determination ended up living a full and meaningful life well into worm old age. Clodia’s mental catalog of exotic adventures acquired several new volumes dedicated to the incredible variety of soil flavors alone. At the end of their life they found a comfortable leaf to curl up in and speculate about what things they would have seen if they had made it to the top of the mountain, which, even after all that progress still seemed about as far away as it had been when they first set off.