In order to increase the cooperation of the detainee, he put into effect an investigative technique that consists of tying the suspect's hands behind his back and letting him hang suspended from the ceiling by the wrists until the pain permits him to proceed to confess his criminal acts.
--Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo
That's how it starts. Murder doesn't seem like a big deal, but then you end up lying, voting in elections, things like that.
--The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte