The rack is pain—slow, enduring, and excruciating.
Robert Plutchik created a system of categorizing human emotions in 1980. When I recently rediscovered his wheel of emotions, it looked to me like a brilliant die-drop table.
The prophet steals glimpses of forbidden augury, and his warnings are rarely heeded, often causing more harm than good.
Solitary and defensive, the tower also provides a useful vantage point.