Before you get too close to it, however. You hear footsteps behind you. With nowhere to hide, you stand there and wait for your Grue-ish demise.

Instead, a man comes running up to you, panting. "I'm glad I caught you! But before we can talk..." He lowers his voice to a whisper, "Did you, by any chance, meet any grues on the way here?"

You feel like you should be getting superpowers.