It adds an element of whimsy you don't normally see in a bullet.
Then there's the Dragon's Breath, an incendiary round this Federal Law Enforcement Training Center video describes as able to "torch all organic matter in its path."
And that's putting it mildly.
Dragon's Breath rounds have a tendency to start wildfires, mainly because firing wildly is their entire purpose. For that reason alone, they are outlawed in certain states. Americans may love guns, but they love not burning to death at least a tiny bit more.
It scared them so much they forgot how to spell.
Don't Google this or you'll wind up on a list -- and not one of those fun "humorous trivia" ones -- but murderous chemists have detailed how to create your own Dragon's Breath ammunition at home with magnesium. Though if you have access to zirconium, you can burn your enemies at a far more terrifying 1,600 degrees Celsius, which is 3,000 Freedom America degrees.
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