While some more bloodthirsty academics compared the act of pretend-murdering your friends to "close on child's play," wax bullet duels weren't without their hazards. One duelist recalled how his shot accidentally tore the webbed skin between his opponent's thumb and index finger. That might explain why later participants had guards on their pistols and dressed up like the first ever steampunk LARPers.
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