He was a wonderful person, really confident. He was one of those strong silent types, and I was looking forward to another 20 years with him because I knew he'd be a close friend.

You're talking to one of them.

It's a dangerous job. There's no getting around it. You go a year or two, and nothing happens, and then something like this happens, and you snap to.

I would have been jelly in a few more minutes.