She grabs me by the collar and shoves me against the ship, her arm cocked to punch me.

"Johee!" I gasp, winded from the sudden action and my run.

Her eyes widen. "What are you--" She seems to answer her own question, dropping her arm and grabbing my face, pulling me into a hard kiss.

"You can skip that sign of gratitude with me," says Max, catching up to us finally.