Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
"As it turned out, the uncertainty itself was the worst suffering we had to undergo." (15.45)
"He placed the cage in a slot against a wall, slid open the end, opened a matching door in the wall—and I was free.
"Or so I thought." (16.3-4)
"Yet I was in a frenzy to reach that open lawn, to run for the bushes, to get away from the cage… No use." (16.6)