“There is no point at which you can say, ‘Well, I’m successful now. I might as well take a nap'.” - Carrie Fisher -- RecklessPrudence
Success is the closest thing there is to perpetual motion. One begins by striving for it. Once it is obtained once, the struggle becomes to maintain it. After that, success becomes a higher rung. Higher and higher. Almost impossible to attain. With more people admiring and watching, there are higher standards from everyone.
Only those who can take the pressure continue to greater success. It's perpetual effort. Rarely slowing down.
Scavenger Taren was just beginning to learn this. One lucky strike had to be followed by the next lucky strike. Some of which can be directly attributed to learning where the good stuff is. Every rookie makes the mistake of collecting resources that are rare where they come from. It takes more than a few weeks to watch the markets and then get a feel for what resources are needed and where.