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  • The tip struck the soft part of Czigo’s abdomen just below the sternum, slammed upward with terrible force over the liver and through the diaphragm to crush the right ventricle of the man’s heart.
  • Paul took the man beneath the sternum with a straight-hand jab, sidestepped and chopped the base of his neck, relieving him of the weapon as he fell.

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  • During the heart transplant, the surgeon used a saw to cut through his sternum.
  • "Tibia," we said. "Fibula, sternum, clavicle, radius, ulna, kidneys, liver, lungs, heart, brain."
    David Almond  --  Skellig

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