She stepped away to slash at a guardsman then tugged the necklace on quickly.
Both breathed hard, and she noticed a red slash across Darian's face.
It looks as if they were kind enough to just let the air out—not slash them.
I'll stab and slash and chop off their heads!
On the paved platform were three-storey tower temples in whose ground-floor stood the stone images and altars, and before that of the war-god the green stone of sacrifice, humped so as to bend upward the body of the victim that the priest might more easily slash open the breast with his obsidian knife, tear out the heart and hold it up before the god, while the captor and his friends were waiting below for the carcase to be tumbled down the steps for them to carry home to be cooked for the feast of victory.