He is on his side and almost asleep when suddenly his wife, who is supposed to be dead, is in bed behind him, snoring. At first, her snore is an almost imperceptible sound: a catch in the back of her throat, followed by a low whistle.
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I have this story under consideration at a place now, too, so I'm deleting the rest of it from here. You know what to do if you're utterly intrigued.