There's no substitute for experience [entry for Amazing 55 Word contest, Rd. 203].
The little fan was hopelessly outclassed. He could feel three dozen sets of eyes staring at his back; nothing could keep him from sweating.
Finally, a woman said, "Go left, then right; you'll be okay."
He waved his thanks and got them going.
"A rookie on this bus route," she muttered. "What were they thinking?"