“Guns and gun violence are a big part of why tombstone exists today,” he says.
For, unlike your tombstone or even your mortal coil, your texts may be worth something.
“The NTC pretends to govern, but it doesn't have any real power in the interior,” tombstone tells him.
1560s, originally the flat stone atop a grave (or the lid of a stone coffin); from tomb + stone (n.). Meaning "gravestone, headstone" is attested from 1711. The city in Arizona, U.S., said to have been named by prospector Ed Schieffelin, who found silver there in 1877 after being told all he would find there was his tombstone.