Introducing a gun into a scene produces an expectation that the gun will be used.

The Armed

If you carry a weapon into a scene, one thing is clear: You believe that there are possible circumstances where using that weapon is the best and most appropriate response to the situation. You likely also believe that violence should only be used as a last resort to solving any problem. What you have not yet grasped is that the latter belief contraindicates carrying a weapon into any situation, period. In what other areas of your life do you bring the LAST THING you’d want to solve…