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Recited from memory by: unstattedCommoner
The author writes:
Yes, that is who you think it is.
Yes, they did survive the apparently fatal incident.
No, you're not going to find out how. Not yet, at least.
EDIT: The apparent casual indifference of the other characters is due to the fact that they already know.