Adventures in writing
Mutter mutter, ways to knock someone out without doing them permanent harm, mutter mutter. The more I research, for realism’s sake, the less I know. Knock upside the head? Ha ha, nope! Too uncontrolled, could cause brain damage, no way to keep person from waking up (or to wake them up when you do want them to…) Choloroform? Noooooope! Could be fatal.
Someone want to tell me what the inhaled drug anaesthesiologists use, how impossible is it to get your hands on (assume characters have decent resources at their disposal), and how usable it is on the fly, outside of a hospital, without the mask contraption?