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Sleight of Hand - Mark Henwick

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'then he tried a movie-style coupe-de-grace. His beautiful, graceful kick went over my head as i ducked. My ungraceful fist went straight and hard into his groin and i swept his leg out from under him. He slammed into the floor, doubled over and making noises like a sick puppy.'

 

lol. love it.