You’re sitting at a café when a stranger approaches you. This person asks what your name is, and, for some reason, you reply. The stranger nods, “I’ve been looking for you.” What happens next?
“Please… Have a seat.” I respond. “What can I do for you?”
The stranger looked at little uneasy. “You’ve been chosen for something. Something big.”
“Oh? Is that so? What is this ‘something’ that you speak of?”
He looked me dead in the eye and said “A free cup of coffee.”
“Oh… Rats! I mean… Thank you. You can’t go wrong with a free cup of coffee. It’s just that… Well, I was hoping I’d be going on an adventure or something. Ah well.. Maybe next time?”
The stranger handed me a small card with the details of my reward. I wondered why he looked so tense about giving me a free cup of coffee…