It says everything about 2020 that August's SummerSlam pay-per-view already feels like it happened 10 million years ago. This year has been torturous at times, and there are genuine reasons to be worried that the final few months will make things worse.
Whether you like them or not, WWE's Retribution faction (one of 2020's biggest angles) has already stumbled out of the starting gate. The promotion's dedication to both throwing things at the wall to see what might stick and 50/50 booking has left them rudderless mere days after revealing some members.
Could the group end up looking even more foolish at Clash Of Champions than they did on Raw? It's a real possibility, and that's one of the nightmare scenarios explored here. It's a challenge for even the biggest stars to shake off WWE's topsy-turvy booking style, so imagine what it must be like for a collection of NXT upstarts hoping to become major players on the two top brands.
Clash may end up being regrettable beyond Retribution too; this article series is unapologetically obsessed with the worst that could happen. Here it is, and some of it might make your toes curl...