He walked into the Wal*Mart like he always did - through the garden section. You see, it was the quickest way to the toy aisle. Go in, admit defeat, leave - 2 minutes tops.
It would be different this time.
"I have a bad feeling about this..." he thought to himself as he picked up new figures today for the first time in well over a month. He knew the line was doomed when in 2002 he paid less for figures than he did when the line debuted in 1995.