“I have nothing to lose and everything to gain,” she says.
“Except being in the suspended gravity of a win/win position. If you let the pendulum swing you could lose that position of having nothing to lose but everything to gain,” he says.
Oh, shut up and kiss me hard, you would-be Lewis Carroll, s/he says.
<The sound of glasses clinking, followed by giggling>
(The privileged hear yet remain silent)
[The de-privileged chomp at bits and struggle, ecstatic-ally, against their chains, restraints, and clamps]
Tsk, tsk, the menagerie is restless.