Carefully, the copter pilot began to get out.
Tom Finchley stood far aft and coached the copter pilot with hand signals.
Beside Colin the copter pilot shivering in his blankets called out to the man at the patrol boat's wheel.
A passing copter pilot, cruising low, doing a loop-the-loop as he spied the slinky naked girl on the balcony.
The copter pilot gave them both a glance of doubt for their sanity and set the copter to lift, very slowly.
The copter pilot will be listening.
The copter pilot is listening, he thought, but he doesn't know I'm in trouble.
Leaphorn nodded toward the ruin, remembering Elliot was a copter pilot.
"So he made a point taking out the copter pilot, while the others tried for us," Baal said.
He was pensive for a long moment and then, with one blink of his eyes, became the affable, carefree copter pilot they knew so well.