He volunteered to assassinate Lars Porsena, King of the Etruscans, but accidentally killed one of the servents
Man, it was worth burning my hand off to be free and get this piece of land
While he was captured, Mucius Scaevola put his right hand into a blazing hot fire until it wasn’t there anymore. He was set free and given a piece of land next to the Tiber. The name Scaevola means left handed.