In October, say the fates, you will propose to your princess. Unfortunately before she can answer her security guards will have wrestled you to the floor & hurried her off to safety.
If you really must try & finish-off your hostages during October, say the fates, it would probably be better to try something a little quicker than just upping their cholesterol intake by demanding spare ribs from the surrounding police cordon.
WIT & WISDOM
Bad wine can at least make for good conversation.