There's a rule, that a death note entry can't lead to another's dead. So here is a bad example:

A has a bomb, which will explode, if his heart stops, (this bomb is extremely accurate, so if his heart even stops for one second, the bomb will explode.)

B has a death note, and wants to kill A.

A, has a hostage, who is close to him, and if the bomb will explode, the hostage will also die.

B writes A's name in its death note. Will A die, or will he survive, because if he dies, the hostage will also die?

  • in future do not overload the tags. for a question like this death-note is the only tag you need (do not understand why id-request, history or production tags are even required or relevant) – Memor-X Dec 30 '14 at 0:01
  • ok. I won't do the same again. :) – DarkYagami Dec 30 '14 at 0:05
  • From the answers given in that duplicate question, I infer that either the bomb will malfunction and A dies of heart attack, or A dies of heart attack when the hostages are not in the vicinity of the bomb (having been rescued for example). – Gao Dec 30 '14 at 2:22
  • he, he, i got an mental image of Lelouch with his Sakuradite Bomb he used at the end of the first season which would explode should his heart stop – Memor-X Dec 30 '14 at 3:02
  • @GaoWeiwei i think the bomb will fail scenario would be the result as given how DarkYagami has worded it [A] already has the bomb on site and i don't think the hostages could be evacuated in 40 seconds safely, extending the time by setting the time of death you might as well control [A] to release the hostages before blowing the bomb up (or heart attach, either way). also it would be fair simpler for the bomb to just fail to detonate even with a Deadman Switch like that from the movie Speed – Memor-X Dec 30 '14 at 3:07

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