ONE:
PAYNE, straining for the CASE.

1. PAYNE/small: Mine…

TWO:
PAYNE’S FINGERTIPS on the CASE, just brushing it, as it teeters.

2. PAYNE/off/small: …mine, please, Maker…

THREE:
PAYNE’S FINGERTIPS, just managing to get purchase on the CASE. FLAMES licking at his arm.

3. PAYNE/off/small: …please

4. SABRE/above: I think…