To really make sure they don't come back, according to Dracula, you must also behead them and stuff their mouths with garlic.
The only way to kill an Immmortal is to behead him, and the beheader absorbs the beheaded's power.
Jerusalem was taken by storm; the Roman troops withdrew to behead Antigonus the usurper at Antioch.
She watched him systematically behead or run through the three men, her stomach churning at the sight of so much death.
Stephen Bathory, voivode of Transylvania and count of the Szeklers, for instance, ruled Transylvania like a Turkish pasha, and threatened to behead all who dared to complain of his exactions; " Stinking carrion," he said, was better than living Szeklers.