“Necessity is the Mother of invention.“
Plato, the pupil of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle was a philosopher of ancient Greece. Despite the fact that Plato voiced his opinions centuries ago, he continues to be one of the most studied philosophers.
Relating the quote to the story
The situation looks desperate as ‘C’ needs to land but can’t without a float but, inspired by the desperate situation, Fergus comes up with the answer. Sometimes it seems like something isn’t possible, but necessity can force you to come up with the answer.