copyright 2000.  poor al.


(in the private collection of an owner of a video game company)

6X8", Acrylic on Canvas, June 2000.

The ignition is released by pulling the finger lever.  The chemicals inside the grenade start to mix, and after 8-12 seconds it starts a reaction that breaks through the protective tape and spews out gas.  The technical term for what it does to humans is "lachrymatory" but I think it just means that people cough, and cry a whole bunch, allowing whoever fired the weapon to rush in and 'eliminate' the gassed individual.

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