A good defensive weapon should protect you from criminals without making you a criminal for carrying it, says J. Randall. A private detective and weapons buff, Randal has tried just about every weapon imaginable, from bullwhips to bo staffs, yet he’s a surprisingly low-tech guy. One of his favorite defensive weapons is the cigarette lighter. five inches of flame in the face is incredibly frightening. That’s just a sample of the refreshing, practical advice found in this book. Randall evaluated all kinds of weapons – guns, knives, sticks, gas canisters, martial arts weapons and many others. Randall’s common sense approach to personal defense is a pleasure to read. Because each of us has different capabilities and needs, there is no perfect weapon. Whatever your situation, Personal Defense Weapons will help you find protection you can live with.