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Learning NServiceBus - Second Edition

By : David Boike
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Learning NServiceBus - Second Edition

By: David Boike

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning NServiceBus Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 3. Preparing for Failure


Alfred: Why do we fall sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.

Bruce: You still haven't given up on me?

Alfred: Never.

 ---Batman Begins (Warner Bros., 2005)

I'm sure that many of you are familiar with this scene from Christopher Nolan's Batman reboot. In fact, if you're like me, you can't read the words without hearing them in your head delivered by Michael Caine's distinguished British accent.

At this point in the movie, Bruce and Alfred have narrowly escaped a blazing fire set by the bad guys that is burning Wayne Manor to the ground. Bruce had taken up the mantle of the Dark Knight to rid Gotham City of evil, but it seems as if evil has won, with the legacy of everything his family had built burning to ashes all around him.

It is at this moment of failure that Alfred insists he will never give up on Bruce. I don't want to spoil the movie if, by chance, you haven't seen it but let's just say some bad guys get what's coming to them.

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