Colonel: Sometimes Brian… Sometimes you lose.
Brian: Bullshit. That’s not a strategy Colonel, there has to be something we can do.
Colonel: Well, if you have any ideas I’d be grateful to hear them.
They each look at the other, as if agreeing with him that there was nothing that could be done, but hoping that somebody even a glimmer of an idea. But they were surrounded and cut off from any escape route. There was an invasion under way and they were almost out of food.
The colonel continues: Look, Maybe our timing was off, the stars didn’t align for us, whatever it was. We’re getting the shitty end of the stick in this chapter of history.