As a lacrosse fan, you want the new Premier Lacrosse League to succeed without killing off Major League Lacrosse in the process.
If you are a realist, however, you worry that the prophecy for these two leagues is the same as that for Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort, the mortal enemies from the hugely popular book series by J.K. Rowling.
Their intertwined futures were summed up in one phrase: “Neither can live while the other survives.”
Whether one or both leagues can thrive and survive is an open question that starts playing out in 2019. While casual fans should be optimistic, they also should be concerned.