‘Oblige me with a little information about the Ram,” Skull said.
‘Fanny’s predecessor,’ the adjutant said. ‘Fell out of his Hurricane and broke his neck.’
‘Goodness.’ This bald statement quite startled Skull. ‘How tragic.’
‘These things happen.’
‘I know, but … It must have been a terrible blow.’
‘Not really.’ Kellaway tapped out his pipe. ‘More of a snap than a blow. I doubt if he felt a thing.’
Piece of Cake, Derek Robinson

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