The Crimson Knight staggers you with a blow that knocks you nearly senseless, then batters you toward the edge of the pit. You cartwheel helplessly, almost losing your balance, then regain your equilibrium just in time to leap forward beneath another well-timed swing that would've plunged you to your death. Your green armor is dented in several places where you've been struck before, and you are weak from injury.
If you can only make it to the mystic flame! You dodge around the opposite side of the pit, avoiding the thrusts of your opponent, finally reaching the flickering sacred fire in the comer of the dungeon, and you plunge your enchanted sword into its heart.
In seconds your body is flooded with newfound strength, nourished by the magic blaze, and you turn in the firelight to face your enemy, who squares off for another round of blows....