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Sabotaging a flintlock pistol

Anyone on my flist knowledgeable enough about flintlock pistols to have a suggestion on how someone might sabotage a pistol in such as way that it might injure the shooter, assuming that the shooter is experienced and takes good care of his weapons?
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Fic - Watching the Sunset

I wrote this yesterday as a gift for/tribute to my father, who is in the process of shuffling off this mortal coil to begin his own journey among the stars. It is a sequel of sorts to the Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. My father taught me at an early age to appreciate the little Prince's wisdom; thus, though I do not live it as well as I would like, it is with me always.

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Yay!

Yay! Age of Ultron is made of pure awesome! I've been reading spoilers, most of which has been negative, while I waited to see it, and have rolled my eyes at the complaints, but I thought maybe I'd get it after seeing the movie. Nope! Get it even less now.

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Anyway, as I said before, PURE AWESOMENESS!