This chasm that my tunnel came out at on my way east to the big mountain (bigger mountain?) is deep, and at the bottom (or at least as far as I can see) is a load of valuable granite.
Digging down a vertical shaft isn’t nearly as easy as digging across a vein, especially when I lack rocket boots or inertia dampeners.
I’m spending a lot of time making bracing and rope structures for the walls just to try to prevent myself from slipping to my death.
I don’t feel like I’m making much progress, is what I’m saying.