Lethal enough for me to carry one with confidence.
Lethal enough that I would prefer to not be shot with one.
Even though I haven't gotten my CCW yet, once I do, I'll be looking into a .380 because of this line of thought right here.
I have a mild interest in guns. Actually, I think the clinical term is "obsession," but that makes me sound like some kind of gun-nut. Which is fair, since I am.
Wastin' away my future children's inheritance one box of ammo, range fee, and bottle of Hoppe's #9 at a time.