Rex clutched the Princess to his chest and leapt from the tower.
The Professor’s new grappling line snapped taut and swung Rex and his charge in a wide arc around the outside of the tower and back in towards the lower floor window.
The guards inside had no time to prepare as a million razor sharp shards of TITANOGlass exploded inwards followed by a powerful figure holding a beautiful woman. Those who weren’t already bleeding on the floor were incapacitated swiftly. Rex lasered a guard as he reached for his pistol then sent another spinning with a round-house kick. The remaining guard fell as the Princess sent him flying into next week with a surprise uppercut.
“That was pretty impressive Your Highness,” drawled Rex.
“I didn’t want you thinking I needed you to rescue me,” replied the Princess.1
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