“Steady...” Dr. Wily called from below. Mega Man gritted his teeth and ignored him, carefully climbing up the giant spike of rock toward the slab of rock balancing on its tip. A device was sitting on the top of the slab, Mega Man and Dr. Wily’s only way to get back home. If they lost it they were lost forever.
The slab tilted toward them.
“Watch out!” Dr. Wily yelled. “It’s going to fall—it’s going to fall!!”
Mega Man couldn’t stop the slab; it was tilting too much now. He made a desperate lunge toward the device, but it slid beyond his fingers before he could grab hold. Then it dropped off the edge of the slab and began to fall.
“Catch it!!” Mega Man yelled desperately. The edge of the slab of rock hit him then—right under his chin—choking off his words. Its weight tore free his grip and together the two plummeted to the ground.