Situation puzzleLife-saving food

He wasn’t hungry, but food saved his life.

He was lying in a dungeon tied to a bench. A slowly descending sickle swung above him that was supposed to kill him. However, he used leftovers from a bowl of food to lubricate the ties (ropes), which were thus gnawed by rats.

From the story "The Pit and the Pendulum" by Edgar Poe.

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02 April 2021
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