Fred collapsed back onto his pillows and murmured something incomprehensible, as George began reading, listening with only a third of an ear. It continued as such until the names started coming, making him freeze involuntarily into complete awareness, and he lifted his head slowly to stare at his brother, mouth hanging open. He couldn’t fucking believe what he was hearing!
”Let off, ya meant…? Let off? Let off as in… lettin' the bloody fecking Death Eater royalties walk?” the boy stammered out, absolutely bewildered.