"What am I doing back here in the jungle?" Denton asked himself the rhetorical question as he attempted to right himself, to get to his feet. "I already did all this last time around and now, well now, I am in no condition to give it another go. I have grown soft and lazy. I feel like a tree sloth. When I was a G.I. in the Army, I was a grizzled, battle-hardened veteran.