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Solomon nudged the corpse with the toe of his boot.
"Still warm," he said. "Hasn't been here more than a few moments, I'd say."
"I don't see a wound." Solomon's friend, Bonysach, knelt for a closer examination, then leaned back suddenly. "Think he had some kind of disease?"
"Looks healthy enough." Solomon knelt, too. "Apart from being dead, that is."
He ran his gloved hands over the limp body. "Wait! See here, an arrow went straight through his neck! It must have come out the other side. Amazing! I'd have thought only a crossbow would have that much force. Poor fellow must have