Some situations will upset a character's mental equilibrium, or present a challenge so daunting that they aren't prepared to handle it immediately. Ultimately, though, the characters may rally and prevail.
When you encounter such a crisis, decide what it would take to survive it, such as defeating an enemy or finding shelter.
Define the scope of the crisis, and flip this card
Immediately flip all Character cards in front of all players to their back side.
Cards may be flipped back and used in the usual way from then on.
Flip this card when the crisis is past