Metal, D-cell, straight stick, Mag-Light/Kel-light/Streamlight.
I prefer the 5-cell varieties. It's long enough to get a two-handed grip for those Texas Caveman shots, but not so heavy and unwieldy for one-hand use.
"The Father wove the skein of your life a long time ago. Go and hide in a hole if you wish, but you won't live one instant longer."
--The 13th Warrior
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