Quoting James Cameron <quozl at us.netrek.org>:

> (c) when you die, you are released from tractor, springing forward as
> you explode.  Surprised me.  Where have I been these last five years to
> miss such an odd effect?  ;-)

Same thing happens when you're up against the sidelines or baselines
on hockey.  You're not going anywhere until the moment you die, and
then whoosh!  Maxwarp, even if you have no hull.

--Carlos V.