“Okay, people. Pay attention! We can be heroes. . . .or we can just die. I know you’re afraid. So am I. But we won’t die of fear. We’ll die of inaction. Myself, I’d rather die trying than just give up, right?
“So here’s the plan. They can’t hear us. They’re all in the forward cabin, and they think we’re helpless. We’re going to show them we’re not. Everyone, check your pockets, purses, computer cases, anything you have. Anything sharp or heavy, or pointed. Anything you can throw, spray, or use like a knife.
“We may be doomed, but we’re not helpless!”