Amount of exertion someone could take after shoulder wound

So let's say I've got a character in his fifties or sixties, still in good physical condition, who was run through in the shoulder area and then fell a certain distance. He was rescued before he hit anything during the fall, but then he still has to escape the area where this all happened. How much exertion could he reasonably take before his body might give up and force him to pass out? I don't want to make him appear weak, but I also don't want him to be unrealistically pressing on. And I sort of need him to pass out eventually.

Situation is complicated by the fact that the setting means I can't really find any real-life information to help me: I've got a lightsaber wound here and, I assume, instant cauterization of the entrance and exit wounds. Any Star Wars geeks who know ins and outs of lightsaber wounds from book information?

I did try searches about cauterization and what people could reasonably do after something being cauterized, but I didn't find anything that really helps this type of situation. Mainly I just get nasal cauterization or limb amputation.
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Physiological Development of FtM Child on Puberty Blockers

Hello, little_details! Some of you may have seen my post about how a trans boy might be affected by getting turned into a werewolf.

Well, I'm back with yet more questions. Namely, I'm trying to figure out what my FtM character's transition will be, phsyiologically, from childhood. However, most of what I find about transitions is how someone who has already gone through puberty can transition, and most of what I find about trans children is for the pre-pubescent stage, when it's mostly about gender identity and presentation, rather than physical development.

I'm having a surprisingly tough time finding out what my character's body will be like, and what the phsysiological process is for someone who's had support for their transition since childhood. I don't even have many specific questions, yet, because I have that little information. Does anyone know where I can find some reliable information on what puberty will be like for a child on puberty blockers, and then taking T?

I don't have anything set in stone for my character's development. The story starts when he's about sixteen and a half, and I'm implying that he's already been taking T for a few years and was on puberty blockers before that (and has been since a fairly young age), but I have nothing concrete in terms of timeline.

I started looking this up trying to figure out if having a masculine chest by 16-17 would be realistic (to see if he can get away wandering around shirtless, as this character is prone to do in canon), if he would ever experience any kind of menstruation, and what his voice might sound like/how it might develop.

But the more I realize how difficult it is to get concrete details, the more I just wonder if anyone knows good, reliable resources on the development of an FtM child/adolescent on puberty blockers, and what they will look like and what their bodily experiences will be like, so I can figure out the best way to screw it all up with a werewolf Bite.

Playing Dungeons and Dragons during Ramadan - modern day

Setting: Modern day Australia. Character - Muslim mid-20s woman from an Iraqi family, although she was born in Australia. Well educated, and obviously geeky.

If a practising Muslim woman is part of a board-game playing group of friends (of mixed beliefs), would she give up their weekly game nights during Ramadan? Particularly is this something universal, or would only certain groups such as Shafiʿi or Ghulāt or particular Shias avoid it?

To go with that, are there any denominations within Islam that would forbid board games and role-playing games (such as Dungeons and Dragons) completely?

(Side note - the group she's with have no issues with her whatsoever. In fact, the games-master's boyfriend uses her presence as an excuse to make the most amazing halal snacks and dishes for their games.)

Asking for a friend...

Correct use of "Miss + Christian name" (Britain)

Hello ^^ I have a question about the correct use of the title Miss. I understand from reading and research that Miss + Surname is for the eldest unmarried daughter of a family, while the other daughters are addressed as Miss + Christian name in conversation and Miss + full name in writing.
Does this mean that when the eldest daughter of a family marries, the next one takes on the title Miss + Surname ?
Also, if an eldest daughter dies (unmarried), does the next one become Miss + Surname as well?
The setting is 19th-century to modern-day Britain if that makes a difference (if the usage changed over that period of time, I need to know ^^).
I Googled "correct use of Miss + Christian name" but I only found the basic rule which I already knew about. I read a few period manners handbooks too some time ago, but I don't think they contained the precise information I'm looking for - I assume it would have been obvious for contemporary readers.

Particular ballet movements and makeup

I have a character whose sister is a ballet dancer, so the character will know ballet terms, so I need to get these right. Setting: modern day; the sister originally trained in the USA though when they meet up she's in Paris.

There's a huge poster of a ballerina en pointe (on the side of the theatre), and the character imagines the ballerina kicking straight out of the poster, and knocking the character with such force that she flies backwards. I'm looking for the best movement for this, so even though I have found several possible options, I'd love an expert opinion.

I've looked at this glossary and it seems that some sort of battement might do the trick, but I can't tell which directions the different kicks go. If the ballerina is turned out, would they be kicking to the side? The brisé is a kick, but does a battement have more force? What about an assemblé?

If necessary, I could get a little more complicated and the ballerina could turn and then kick, but she would have to start en pointe. Would a fouetté work here?

The character's sister, as an annoying adolescent, had a tendency to do ballet steps whenever possible. What is the best option for her moving quickly across a room, preferably involving kicking out (to tie into #1)?

The character meets her sister, who has come out of the studio between classes. She'll have her hair up. Is she likely to be wearing light makeup, or would that just sweat off and she wouldn't bother? (She certainly would not bother to look nice to meet the character.) Would she put anything on over her workout tights/leotard, or take the time to change out of them? Is there any sort of detail that would really make me look like I know what I'm talking about? :)

Thank you!

Search terms: Googled variations on ballet/jumps/kicks/movements and looked at some videos.

russian diminutives

I'm working on a story that's set in modern NYC, though the two characters involved are both fairly... Russian. Natasha was born and raised in Russia, and has only been living in the US for about six months - Bucky was born in the US, but lived in Russia from about 8 to 22. (You're probably picking up who exactly these characters are by now.)

I've been looking for something for her to call him - I searched on google for russian diminutives, and then I thought of buck = deer, so I did some searching for making diminutive nouns, and through that I believe that olenik may be the proper diminutive, but I know that's also a surname so I'm not certain if it's exactly accurate.

Basically, I'm just wanting to know what the proper diminutive is for "deer". But I'm also open to any other suggestions for what Nat might call him???

permanent leg injuries from a car crash

I'm writing a story in which a character is in a car crash and ends up in the ICU. When she comes out of surgery, it's found that one of her legs is permanently damaged in some way (along with some broken ribs and a concussion, as the crash was head on and quite severe). I couldn't think of the details of an injury that would leave her leg there entirely, except she can't move it from the knee down (therefore requiring some support like a crutch or a brace??? does a brace work as a permanent thing?). To make it clear, I'm looking for the details of an injury that makes her leg useless, and what this injury might prevent her from doing, and what exactly she would need to cope with it (besides physiotherapy, like perhaps a wheelchair or a cane, for example).

Previous research: I've read a lot of posts here about leg injuries that might result in the need of a cane or support for the character, but not many of them originated from car crashes. A lot mentioned nerve damage or problems from birth, that kind of thing, so it wasn't the kind of content I was looking for. I had trouble getting content because it was too difficult to decipher, or just irrelevant. If anyone could guide me on specific search terms I could use, that'd be brilliant.

What would someone from Portland (Maine) notice about Boston?

Setting: modern day (summer 2016)

My MC is seventeen, smart, sheltered, and has lived his entire life in Portland, Maine. His biggest forays outside of it are still in northern New England or nearby areas of Canada. There's a single exception, but he was accompanied by his then-girlfriend the whole time.

As the first leg of an impromptu road trip, he's ended up in Boston with a bunch of drunk guys he barely knows the names of and no idea what he's doing. I'm not entirely sure where in Boston he even is, because I don't know as much about the city as I do some others in the novel, and am not entirely sure where early-twenties college graduate trust fund party kids gravitate. Wherever it is, it's new to him.

What would he notice right off the bat? What would become obvious just slightly later? Racial diversity is a possible big one, but I'm not sure what else.
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