PAYNE, straining for the CASE.
1. PAYNE/small: Mine…
PAYNE’S FINGERTIPS on the CASE, just brushing it, as it teeters.
2. PAYNE/off/small: …mine, please, Maker…
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…