Didn't Shaf go to one of Cotter's seminars? He seemed to rave about it.
How much would travel and lodging be?
"And for crying out loud. Don't go into the pain cave. I can't stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won't be in there to help you. You'll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards.
Pain is your companion, don't go hide from it."