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Inspired by an annotation by [Galbinus Caeli] to one of his
On board the quarter-full Flight 119 from London to New
York, we see several of the passengers watching the
inflight route map on their seatback screens. As the "Miles
to Destination" counter clicks down to "2000", each
every passenger quietly unbuckles their seatbelt, retrieves
their overhead luggage, and sits back down.
Shielded from view by the seats, each passenger furtively
assembles various innocent-looking components to produce
a range of clandestine weapons, from daggers to
handguns. The camera cuts from one passenger to the
next in turn, until each of them completes the assembly of
their respective weapon with a satisfying click.
All passengers then stand at the same time, each one
realizing only then that everyone else on the plane is also a
hijacker, each with their own destination and purpose in
Much hilarity ensues.
[theleopard, Oct 17 2012]