"There are severe penalties prescribed for such actions. But, in the army, in the daily give-and-take of the life of a regiment, of course, they do happen. Herr Bettermann," very stiffly, "was unfortunate." Betterman was staring at him, but said nothing. The Baron glanced from Von Wetten to the lean young man and shook his head. "I am beginning I think I am beginning to see," he said.