Why did No.1 climb up into the nose cone of the rocket? Because basically there was nowhere else for him to go. And he certainly didn't want to be caught by his counterpart Number 6. And besides, have you ever noticed how in television and films, that when the villain is being chased by the good guys, how they have this instinctive urge to go upwards. To climb, to go up stairs and ladders, and fire escapes, and by any other means. It’s as though they must ascend to a higher level in order to try and, well try to escape!
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