“No. I can see we’ll have to demonstrate. Have you got a metal ballpoint?”
“See that wallsocket over there. Take the refill out of the pen and poke in into the wallsocket.”
“But it’s live!”
“Would I really make you do it if it were live?”
“Oh” >fiddle< >fiddle< >BZZZZZZZEEEEERT!< >THUD!<
Of course I would.
He was no good anyway. No killing instinct.