“I want to hear what it has to say,” said Vimes, closing his fist again. “I want to know what was too dangerous to know.”
“Indeed, so do I,” said the king of the dwarfs. “We will take it to a place that can–”
“Look around you, sire!” snapped Vimes. “Dwarfs and trolls died here! They weren’t fighting, they were standing together! Look around you, the place looks like a godsdamn game board! Was this their testament? Then we listen to it here! In this place! At this time!”
“And supposing what it has to say is dreadful?” said the king.
“Then we listen!”
– At this time, in this place | Terry Pratchett, Thud!