Docteur Némésis stages a one-to-one show-down. It is Némésis’ intention to kill his arch-rival; however Maxime indicates that he is stronger, has more energy and is a better fighter. Through their dialogue, they reveal details about their lifestyle, including sleep patterns, breakfast routines and fluid intake. At each show of weakness from Némésis, Maxime takes his opportunity to deal the fiendish doctor a blow.
Pupils could be presented with a series of phrases from the conversation between the two men. The task would be to attribute the phrase to either one of the characters. A further section would be to decide which of the phrases were positive and which were negative.