"You have nothing to worry about, Citizen," the friendly Overseer calmly reassured me. "We will make certain," he continued slowly, emphasizing each word earnestly, "that you have a level playing field."
"Now... Grab your gear and suit up!," he growled, like a coach giving that final pep talk. "You'll want to be fully prepared and ready to come out of that gate running as soon as the game whistle blows."
"Good luck! And look sharp!"