If they other kid is trained in martial arts, they should both enter a big tournament. Then they agree to stay away from each other until said tournament, upon which time, they will compete against each other, and the good guy will win, and kick the bad guy’s ass.
Then I suppose you can provide citations that support this, because, otherwise, the way you presented your argument makes me doubt your claims. The law expects something out of us? You’re seriously anthropomorphizing the law?
Here’s one I found merely googling “the law expects resilience”
1 All ER 1 (HL)
But really, BigT, if you’re going to bogart Guin’s shtick of snarkfully traipsing into a thread three weeks late (and then only because VT gave you the all clear), you really ought to pay her royalties. Where’s that agoraphobe solidarity?