"It's not a dangerous race," Ellison replied. "It's hard. It's demanding, but only a couple of people have died since it started. There's a perception of danger -- that's one of the reasons it's such a cool race -- but it's actually not. There's nothing to worry about."
Later, Ellison would think back and wonder why he hadn't listened to Melanie. But by then it would be too late.
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