I was not to go and get put in prison for sticking a knife into him--he wasn't worth it--and I did promise not to stab
him in the back.
There is a place, in the neck of a bull behind the horns, where the cord of the spine is unprotected and where a short stab
will immediately kill.
But without taking any heed of the sword, Milady endeavored to get near enough to him to stab
him, and did not stop till she felt the sharp point at her throat.