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There's a lot of things you can do with a hatchet and a Nazi.

I am Druss, and this is death!

It's almost impossible to look past such a salacious tagline as “It’s not human and it’s got an axe”, therefore, I didn't. While I was slightly disappointed that it was human, he still carried that axe with enough murderous glee to make up for that shortcoming.
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Aragorn: You have my sword.
Legolas: And you have my bow.
Gimli: And my axe!

— Thorgar the Blooded One, from Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

I will chop your heads off!

Gran Caida... A guillotine that's too good for you. Rot away... and die!
Barragan Luisenbarn, Bleach

Get me something big and sharp.

Buddy has an axe to grind... A big axe.
— Tagline for the Slasher Movie Slaughterhouse

There's another notch for my Great Axe!
— Xu Huang, Dynasty Warriors 5

Lord Lefford: I saw that great hairy one today, the one who insisted that he must have two battle-axes, the heavy black steel ones with twin crescent blades.
Tyrion: Shagga likes to kill with either hand.
Lord Lefford: He still had that wood-axe of his strapped to his back.
Tyrion: Shagga is of the opinion that three axes are even better than two.

Havoc and Malice. Their presence in my hands keeps me from employing magic, yet rest assured they do little to hamper my relish for slaughter...
Kain, Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

In the midst of the carnage stood Yulric Bile, eyes alight, laughing ecstatically. The ancient vampire waded into the fray, one hand grabbing and slashing with brutal strength, the other wielding, for no vampiric reason, an old, well-used ax. Not the kind you picture a fireman with, nor the tool for chopping lumber, this was an ax you find in a museum next to a set of armor labeled The Huns 500 CE or The Vikings circa 854 AD. Yulric's, however, was not gathering dust behind glass but being used to separate heads from bodies.
An Unattractive Vampire by Jim McDoniel

He had a broad axe, a mighty weapon, keen-edged and sharp, with which he had sent many a man to dine in Valhalla.

Oh no, an Axe!


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