They didn't enter war to satisfy a desire to kill and maim but to be victorious in the way their society rewarded.
If an unknown stranger or person without property caught red-handed in the commission of a crime refused to submit to arrest, it was lawful to maim or slay him according to the magnitude of the attempted crime.
Batman must race against time to thwart the Joker's efforts to maim and murder the citizens of Gotham City and ensure that the city's bicentennial celebration will be successful.
Someone had the utter nerve to maim me who didn't even have a gun!
If you have some friends, kick on multiplayer and maim everyone just to be the one that didn't get maimed.