The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
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He stood as if paralyzed for the seconds it took her to put the mouth of the nail gun against his boot and fire another five seven-inch nails right through his foot. (Epilogue.177)
This is a weird moment. Niedermann can't feel the pain, but it sure hurts us to read about it, even though we know this violence is probably saving Salander's life.