"If he had been he'd been here still."
"Onless he went over the Fall!"
"That was the Killer, yo' fule."
"There was only one beneath me. I felt him."
"Just so," said M'Adam, and laughed. The other's brow contracted.
"An' that was a big un," he said slowly. The little man stopped his cackling.
"There ye lie," he said, smoothly. "He was small."
They looked one another full in the eyes.