Rude One takes a casual stroll to the Rookie Village in Cordon via the southern passage. Meanwhile a helicopter is in aggressive patrol mode spreading anxiety, creating casualties and some easy loot for the taking..
The kids like to call it Ironman Mode. A close reference would be something like Groundhog Day. All he wants to do is travel the zone, see the sites and collect some artifacts. He always starts out strong but never seems to make it.
Albert Einstein claims that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.
Rude is always expecting the same results. He is expecting to be lost to the zone. Maybe not insane after all.