I will go this far and no further.
"You first took a little step off the path to avoid some rocks. For a while, you walked along the path but then you wandered out a little way to step on softer soil. Then you stopped paying attention as you drifted farther and farther away. Finally, you found yourself in the wrong city wondering why the signs on the roadway hadn't led you better." Bradon Sanderson quoted from The Emperor's Soul