They didn't have a better nature, but they did, however, have a great regard for changing things from being alive to being dead.
"Wasn't he was an obstreperous one, Mr Vandemar."
They were dragging their victim towards a sewerage ditch by his legs.
"Very noisy, Mr Croup." They pushed the body into the water and watched it float away downstream. "Doesn't have much to say now."
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