Can we start with the .41 cal luger? Maybe it's just because I am not a fanboy of the species, but do lugers even come in .42 cal? If so, is it plain vanilla .41, or .41 magnum?
There is just too much confusion going on for me to want to get involved in the "he shoved my shoulder which I perceived as a threat of death or serious bodily injury".
I always thought of Vermonters as merely being eccentric, like Larry and Daryl and Daryl, instead of being trailer park trash. Going to the mall tomeet the husband of the woman you are having an affair with - that's just plain wrong!
As for HankT's postulate, I think in this case it works out to It is a bad strategy to stab the unarmed husband of your girlfriend in lieu of shooting him with a luger...especially if it's in the mall parking lot.