[LMB] Executions

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 06:40:09 GMT 2021

On the other hand, Russian executions consisted of either a firing squad or
during the Stalinist period a bullet to the back of the head. Interestingly
enough Russia has had a moratorium on executions since about  1997.

On Sat, Dec 11, 2021, 10:02 PM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>

> Looking at Mountains of Mourning again, and actually paying
> attention...
> "How economical," said Miles, rolling his eyes. "Look, uh — suppose her
> story checks out and we nail this guy. Do I have to, personally...?"
> "One of the liveried men will be your bodyguard. And — if the story checks
> — the executioner."
>  - So this would suggest that execution was prompt, and that there's no
> real set system for it - Miles really did think he might have to be judge,
> jury and executioner.
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