Since you were a very young rabbit in little cotton pants, Dwemthy's
Array has breathed on your neck and you're tired of it.  You draw your
glistening Hero's Sword from its sheath and cut a low-circling falcon in
half as a confidence building exercise.  Your eyes flick about in a cool
and freaky way.

You're ready...  It's time to stare this construct in the face.

$$$ DWEMTHY_S ARRAY ^!^ A RUBY MINI_DUNGEON ^!^ CODE TO KILL BY $$$

Here, try this: http://poignantguide.net/dwemthy/

The sixth chapter of Why's (Poignant) Guide to Ruby is on its way.  This
chapter covers metaclasses and method_missing with the help of Dwemthy's
demonic list.  The code for the little RPG is now available.  A full
explanation is forthcoming in chapter six.

Please send your hacks to the poignant-stiffs list.  Subscription
information is at http://poignant.rubyforge.org/.

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