Streetlamp Lucozade (orange_fell) wrote in little_details,
Streetlamp Lucozade

[ANON POST] Waterboarding Someone With Asthma

Setting: Near-future dystopic London with more or less contemporary levels of technology

Research: Lots and lots of gruesome first-person descriptions of waterboarding, "waterboarding + asthma"

I feel like a terrible person for torturing characters thus, but: What exactly would happen to an asthmatic during waterboarding? Is it likely to trigger an attack or be fatal? If it makes a difference, the torturers are aware of the victim's condition and are not actively trying to kill him.
Tags: ~drowning, ~medicine: illnesses: lung problems, ~torture

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