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Sergeant Abba Stronginthearm was a Dwarf sergeant of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch. He first appeared in The Fifth Elephant. His name obviously is a take off on the Roundworld surname, "Armstrong", with a Dwarf style twist on the name. Initially he was something of a firebrand and was involved in stoking up anti-troll feeling amongst dwarfs in Ankh-Morpork. Carrot Ironfoundersson recruited him into the Watch/militia as a corporal to assist in quelling the resulting riots (Men at Arms). He eventually became one of the senior dwarf sergeants, and was frequently spotted at the front desk fielding complaints. Sadly, he was killed just prior to the beginning of Night Watch by the serial killer Carcer Dun while he was off duty and buying a rat pie for his breakfast. He was described by Commander Vimes as "just a decent dwarf who was paid to be a copper." He lived in New Cobblers with his parents.


The Fifth Elephant
Men at Arms
Night Watch