Logic may indeed be unshakeable, but it cannot withstand a man who is determined to live. Where was the judge he had never seen? Where was the High Court he had never reached? He raised his hands and spread out all his fingers.
But the hands of one of the men closed round his throat, just as the other drove the knife deep into his heart and turned it twice.
“The Trial” – Franz Kafka
There’s always a last breath just before the end…