Ruben van Assouw’s retirement plan

BRAIN: so
BRAIN: Dutch boy
BRAIN: in Tripoli
BRAIN: are you seeing the melodrama unfold?
BRAIN: it’s practically a movie of the week already
SAMIR: i have NO idea what you mean
BRAIN: “A safari ends in tragedy for lone crash survivor”
BRAIN: no?
SAMIR: …
SAMIR: no idea
BRAIN: ok
BRAIN: speed summary
BRAIN: major airline crash
BRAIN: in Libya
SAMIR: commercial airline?
BRAIN: yes
BRAIN: most of the people are dead
BRAIN: in fact all of them are dead
SAMIR: k
BRAIN: except one
SAMIR: wow
BRAIN: one single survivor
BRAIN: 9 year old
SAMIR: wow!
BRAIN: he and family were on their way back from a safari in south africa
SAMIR: has anyone heard from Samuel L. Jackson?
BRAIN: as soon as his bones knit he’s going to fight Mr Glass
BRAIN: damn too slow
SAMIR: ha!
SAMIR: yeah, it’s suspicious
BRAIN: hmmmm
BRAIN: he needs more testing!
SAMIR: I think he’ll be enlisted as a superspy
SAMIR: now, THAT should be a reality show
SAMIR: like, he gets paid
SAMIR: but
SAMIR: 24/7 cameras
SAMIR: watching what he does with his life
SAMIR: he’d probably implode under the pressure
BRAIN: WILL he become a hero? or villain?!
SAMIR: exactly!

MAN IN BLACK: Ruben, we have some news about your legs
MAN IN BLACK: we couldn’t save them
MAN IN BLACK: so we replaced them with this power armor
MAN IN BLACK: and jump jets
MAN IN BLACK: thanks to a grant from the US Department of Defense
RUBEN: …
MAN IN BLACK: we also have bad news about your parents. They were killed in the crash.
MAN IN BLACK: Actually everyone was killed in the crash
MAN IN BLACK: And THIS is the man responsible
MAN IN BLACK: R— al-D—- , thought to be an operative of al-Qaeda
MAN IN BLACK: his current wherabouts are believed to be in the Pakistan border
MAN IN BLACK: now we can’t make you do anything
MAN IN BLACK: you’re a free citizen. You can go home with your aunt and uncle
MAN IN BLACK: try to rebuild your life
MAN IN BLACK: or –
MAN IN BLACK: you could join us
MAN IN BLACK: we’d make you a citizen of the United States of America

DON LA FONTAINE: COMING THIS FALL
DON LA FONTAINE: FOLLOW THE STORY
DON LA FONTAINE: of ONE BOY
DON LA FONTAINE: “AIRPLANE SURVIVOR VIGILANTE”

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