Lurking at the Threshold
The clown's eyes pop open, and glow with a malevolent red light as they look you up and down. After a moment, the eyes close again, and you sigh with relief as the door slowly swings open with a tortured squeeeeeak.
|Open the door
|The Clownlord Beelzebozo
|Yeah, or not
Yeah, good choice. I mean, not so much for advancing the plot, but for avoidance of horrible torment and pain? I can get behind that.