In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Comprehension:
The two men bowed to one (1) ______ and parted. D'Artagnan found himself in a difficult (2) ______ . He was going to have to (3) ______ three duels in a (4) ______ of three hours. He thought, "If they kill me, (5) ______ I shall be killed by a Musketeer.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank no. 5