Monday, 15 October 2012

Aldershot on a pension

Theodore’ll have to die, somehow; can’t execute him, but can’t have him hanging around Aldershot on a pension, either. Public wouldn’t stand for it. He’ll just have to be done in on the quiet, accidental-looking.”
      “What hypocrites you are!”
      “No such thing. It’s just the civilised way of doing it, that’s all.”

Flashman on the March, pp.211-12, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.

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