Others of the head hunters were scrambling over the gunwale.
There was no scrambling or jostling for the hot water, no ill humour, no quarrelling.
He could escape into safety while the god was scrambling to his feet.
Sorko scrambling to his feet, shuffling to the table, where he retrieved his bowl.
"Nothin' but my feelin's," growled the rescuer, scrambling upright.