Thundercracker pulls back up, but not
before very lightly tapping the top of her helmet with a wingtip. Don't take it the wrong way, Rose –it's actually a friendly Seeker greeting. Just that she doesn't have a wingtip for him
to tap instead. But he climbs again a
bit, tilting into a wide arc so that he can build a bit of speed back up
without actually leaving her, circling instead.
"And that bothers you?" In his opinion, it should.