Injury Profiles: Broken Nose

Welcome back to Mangled Mondays, where every Monday we talk about another facet of maiming, mangling, mauling, and mistreating your main characters — and all of their friends.  Today we’ll be talking about Broken Noses. For the rest of the Mangled Mondays series, [click here]. Lethality Index 1 – Nonlethal  What Is It? At first glance, a …

Injury Profiles: Hyphema

Welcome back to Mangled Mondays, where every Monday we talk about another facet of maiming, mangling, mauling, and mistreating your main characters — and all of their friends.  Today we’ll be talking about Hyphemas, a form of bleeding into the eyeball. For the rest of the Mangled Mondays series, [click here]. Hyphema Lethality Index 1 What Is …

Injury Profiles: Ruptured Eardrum

Happy New Year and welcome back to Mangled Mondays, where every Monday we talk about another facet of maiming, mangling, mauling, and mistreating your main characters — and all of their friends.  Today we’ll be talking about Ruptured Eardrums. For the rest of the Mangled Mondays series, [click here]. Ruptured Eardrum Lethality Index 1 What Is It? A …

Jane asked: Hi! I have a question about more generalized injury-plot window dressing. I’m…

Jane asked: Hi! I have a question about more generalized injury-plot window dressing. I’m trying to figure out how much agency/functionality an injured person might have depending on their pain levels. I read a lot in stories about people blacking out from pain, or drifting in and out of consciousness following an injury. I know pain makes …

Blappy Blue Beard!So I was supposed to get through a backlog of Patron questions and then reopen the…

Blappy Blue Beard! So I was supposed to get through a backlog of Patron questions and then reopen the inbox this week, but this bombogenic fuckpuddle has decided otherwise. Snow and sleeping at work aren’t the best for productivity. Rest assured I am coming back, lovelies. Thank you for the kindness, love, and grace you’ve …

Injury Profiles: Sprained Ankle

Welcome back to Mangled Mondays, where every Monday we talk about another facet of maiming, mangling, mauling, and mistreating your main characters — and all of their friends.  Today we’ll be talking about Sprained Ankles. While this injury seems fairly superficial, it can actually affect your character’s mobility for years and has a very high risk of reocurrance!  For …