Finally, Lord Guan spoke: "If I fail, my head is yours."--From the Romance of the Three Kingdoms--
Cao Cao had a draft of wine heated for Lord Guan before he mounted. "Pour it," said the warrior, "and set it aside for me. I'll be back shortly."
Where do Westerns and Action movies come up with their awesome scenes and dialog?
Maybe from "action books", which I never would have thought was a genre. And this book has cliffhangers, too:
What was the outcome of the fight?Every chapter ends in that fashion.