Well when the suspend kills you to the point of letting someone know, I have an ear and I "swear" not to tell.
Or you could just come out with it.
"May we never forget the ones that came before, the ones with us now, and the ones that will come after."
"Make (your attacker) advance through a wall of bullets. I may get killed with my own gun, but he’s gonna have to beat me to death with it, ‘cause it’s going to be empty." Clint Smith