ah-becus that might have associated with it some deep, arcane, numerological significance(s) marking out indelibly and eternally to masters and mistresses of such lore yr hmbl srppint. to be counted amongst the minions of that fire-breathing wyrm as disposed of the ageing hero-king...?°
° - one trusts not nidhoggr, nor fafnir; nor even jormungandr
two to either edge - side - of the known ppint, between hip and top of thigh; one, slightly below and a little to the ppint.'s right of the bottom of said ppint.'s breastbone°, and one "somewhere south of there, but i'm not very sure where..."
° - which, iirc, and iiuc, is either, not a bone, but cartilage, or, not completely fixed in position, but "floats" a bit - or, possibly, both