So, while the best way to handle any given problem is with the simplest workable tool for the situation, sometimes you really do need that left-handed self-tightening polyurethane-grip platinum-plated nonreactive monkey wrench after all. Because nothing else will get the job done.
Usually, third person limited omniscient past tense is just fine. Sometimes, you really do need second-person omniscient future perfect.
The trick lies in not doing it just to be difficult. Or, if you are, to do it well enough that it looks easy.
One more way in which writing is like figure skating. And also like everything else.