Quote Originally Posted by Sutremaine View Post
Dellyn had a wound almost as nasty as that and while I don't think he went down to negatives from it, having something that large through his heart and lung area should have killed him outright.
Dellyn had Ranger Levels. Not many, but he probably had more HP than Grem.

Also, as this is a D&D world, that last bit really doesn't hold much weight.