“No. I can see we’ll have to demonstrate. Have you got a metal ballpoint?”

“Yes”

“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.