…to a duel.
Okay, not really. But it seemed the appropriate (hackneyed?) end to the sentence.
You writers out there may have heard the advice, “Show, don’t tell.” Here is a really helpful writing challenge that will prep us to do just that. I’m going to make a point to throw out a good many “thought” verbs from Draft 1 of Novel 2, starting today.
What will you do with the challenge?