Reveal PAYNE, singed, soaked, out of breath, being helped aboard by the FIREFIGHTERS as the FIRE TEAM LEADER speaks to PAYNE.
1. FIREFIGHTER: …that was a near one, you’re safe now.
2. TEAM LEADER: There was another on the deck that we saw…
TEAM LEADER and PAYNE.
3. TEAM LEADER: …Captain Sabre. She made it off, then?
4. PAYNE: To my regret, I’m afraid to say…
PAYNE. He’s not quite convincing in his afore-mentioned regret.
5. PAYNE: …she went down with her ship.