Questions tagged [non-lethal]

For questions about weapons designed to not kill or permanently harm a living target.

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If a very hot blade were used to cut off a limb, would it cauterize, and if so, would it be less lethal than a regular wound? [duplicate]

Okay, so first post here, howdy, nice to meet you! I’m working on a story that involves a woman on a vendetta who decides that she will begin trying to avoid killing people, however mutilation is fine,...
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Alien war machines to non-lethally neutralize and disarm human combatants

In Designing a railgun to disable man-portable firearms, I asked about the specifics of the way that I had imagined for alien war-bots to disarm humans... but I was convinced by the accepted answer ...
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