He might, if she doesn't die before the sand runs out.
I fought side by side with his older brother years ago at the end of the war; I know the type of honor that runs in his family.
A child knocks itself and runs at once to the arms of its mother or nurse to have the aching spot rubbed or kissed, and it feels better when this is done.
The common mushroom (Agaricus campestris) is propagated by spores, the fine black dust seen to be thrown off when a mature specimen is laid on white paper or a white dish; these give rise to what is known as the "spawn" or mycelium, which consists of whitish threads permeating dried dung or similar substances, and which, when planted in a proper medium, runs through the mass, and eventually develops the fructification known as the mushroom.
Fred understood this and volunteered to ski with Donnie while the others took a couple of runs from the higher elevations.