The power of Christ compels you to parry.
There is a go-for-broke tactic, "the target," taught by the best swordmasters, which consists in headlong advance with arm, wrist, and blade in full extension all attack and no attempt to parry. But it works only by perfect timing when you see your opponent slacken up momentarily. Otherwise it is suicide .
A physician can sometimes parry the scythe of death, but has no power over the sand in the hourglass.hester thrale