Reading progress update: I've read 374 out of 398 pages.

Across the Universe - Beth Revis

So we're pretty much at the climax with everything coming to a head, and then someone gets doused with a bucket of concentrated liquid sedative and the chapter ends thusly:

 

[Character] has calmed to death.

 

And I all I can think of is: "On a sadder note, Pizza the Hutt was found dead earlier today in the back seat of his stretched limo. Evidently, the notorious gangster became locked in his car and ate himself to death."

 

And now I can't stop giggling.