Of course, lowering a rope is the easy part.
Lowering yourself is another thing altogether.
Breathing slowly, Inteachán checked her gloves and began her descent.
If the sight of child feeding a rope to a hole was bizarre enough then the sight of this same hole slowly swallowing the same child whole would undoubtedly leave any onlooker groping for a better word.
Not that the world will be saved by the finding of a better word.
We are way beyond that now.