Okay Van, I'll play.
Physical sensation: Nausea, cotton mouth, lump in throat (can I even speak?), heart pounding so hard I can actually hear it with my ears, maybe even pressure in my bladder or bowel if I'm that afraid. The first response is fear.
Then, raw fight or flight thoughts rushing through my head. "Try to think!" "Sacrifice move to save my wife?" "What can he do to me?" "Will he let me run?" "If I submit, will he be satisfied...probably not."
Then, make a decision, take a risk, assess his response, be prepared with contingencies.
"Get out of the car, honey. Get help." If she gets out okay, I try to follow after a safe time. If not, flight becomes fight and it's all about going after that talking head with both hands.