A3_3 When the Preacher shot the Priest

Jacob Charles Coley, Morgan Lillie, Margarita Myskovets, Alex England, Beatrice Andrews


In Preacher, Jesse Custer shoots Allfather in the chest with a pistol, knocking him to the ground. The Allfather then stands up and pulls the bullet out of the body fat of his chest with a pair of chopsticks, his body fat having absorbed the force from the bullet and kept him alive. In this paper we find out if this feat is possible by finding the depth of human body fat required to stop a bullet fired from a pistol six metres from the target. This distance - considering reductions in velocity from air resistance and piercing human skin - was found to be s = 21.17m.

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