That happened over night, he thought. That [cliffbank] just came down. He felt a weird connection to it because he had looked at the cliffs yesterday and seen the inevitability of it. You only ever see the little bits crumble, the odd things slide. You never see the collapse. That final part that gets taken. Then the whole lot goes. All that’s left is the hardest part, and the sooner you get back to that the better.