So you drew and didn't shoot which says your first sentence is at best an exaggeration. Never means never, not even once. No exceptions, ever. Spin and exaggeration are the mortal enemy of credability. At this level, if you have to exaggerate to make your point, you don't get the point.
There was only one time when in the process of pulling the trigger I caught out of the corner of my eye them start to lower theirs, and I stopped the trigger pull. That guy was wihin 1/10th of an inch of being dead. It was his lucky day that I even saw it.