“Well, ladies first.”
“I’m not that old fashioned if you wanna take the lead.” Because neither of them wants to be the first one to enter the attic when there could be something lurking up there. Isn’t that always the case in haunted houses like this one? The big bad wolf skulking around, just waiting for prey to come to him as they follow the plot of a b-movie. What’s to stop the house from shifting again and locking them up there for the rest of their lives?
“You know, we’d die gruesomely in a horror film.”
“Without a doubt.”