Oh, the crack! It's magically delicious.
Tezuka, what is your lame excuse for not rushing onto the court and scooping Ryoma into your arms and out of harm's way? We know you are constantly daydreaming rescue fantasies about him. Now, faced with the real thing, you choke.
Lucky for you bad things never actually happen in this series. You completely deserve having your face covered up by a speech balloon on page 7.