We've all missed. There are tons of reasons. Used the wrong pin, bent at the shoulders instead of the waist, slapping the release, any number of mistakes. Yes it sucks. A lot.
Trust me. It won't be the last time.
Plus, a clean arrow and no deer beats a bloody arrow and no deer, every time.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.