Glenn, if I'm reading your second link correctly, two things jump out.
First, the range attendant handed the plaintiff (who'd professed no knowledge of firearms) a loaded gun before sending her in.
Second, Mr. Aldous (who's quite the character according to Vanya's input) is representing himself.
This...this...is going to be surreal.
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.