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Bach-nal was a Pylean term that translated to "a ritual beheading." During the Bach-nal, a honored warrior was chosen to swing an axe called Crebbil and behead a human slave, whose body would be then eaten.[1]

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During his stay in Pylea, Angel was chosen to swing the Crebbil against Fred. However, while both were at the platform, Angel understood what the Bach-nal meant and and instead rescued Fred. The Imperial Guard captured them, and Angel and Fred would be executed as punishment for the disruption if not by Cordelia's intervention.[1]

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  • Although the word Bach-nal is made up, its roots are in the word Bacchanalia, the popular Roman festivals of Bacchus, god of wine, fruit, fertility, festivity, insanity, and theatre.

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