"If only it was him'" not "and told me it was him."
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If you put two people in a ring and convince them to try to kill each other, sometimes they're going to kill each other. That it happens far more rarely than it could doesn't explain the surprise, and the quantity of really good ink spilled in service of that surprise, when it does happen.