Brendan and Stephen ignite their jetpacks and blast away from the plummeting, burning aircraft carrier.
“Burn hard!” snaps Stephen. “If we don’t break every speed record known to man, we’ll be too late to save President McDonnell!”
“And her orphan puppy farm,” agrees Brendan grimly. “Endangered orphan puppy. N-nuns.”
Stephen sighs. “Okay, just–cut it.”
The sky flickers to flat green; winches lower them to the floor. “Look, I’m no good at action improv!” says Brendan, unbuckling his harness.
“Well,” says Stephen reluctantly, “there’s always action romance improv.”
Brendan grabs him and dips him low. “Now you’re talkin’,” he breathes.