Knocked cold, Lakpa collapsed on the rocks, heaving in convulsions, Kodas wrote.
Only this time, the return fire had a rare twist, one that could produce Washington convulsions.
Symptoms may range from palpitations and severe sweating to paralysis, convulsions, and death.
convulsion con·vul·sion (kən-vŭl'shən)
An intense, paroxysmal, involuntary muscular contraction.
A severe, often violent involuntary contraction of the muscles. Convulsions may be caused by high fevers or poisoning and often accompany such diseases such as epilepsy.