- Buzz Meek's Last Stand he manages to kill 5 hitmen after being ambushed before Dudley kills him
- Bud White catching up with the prostitute serial killer, taking several critical gunshots and still beating him to death with his bare hands.
- Exley's Magnificent Bastard turn in White Jazz
- Klein, Exley and Dudley's Xanatos Speed Chess
- Klein finally killing the Smug Snake Karma Houdini J.C and Tommy
- Dudley's maiming at the hands of the psycho who's life he fucked up
Awesome / James Ellroy