So there's this guy, Nate the Snake, and he lives on a highway. Down the highway a spell is The Lever. If you push or pull this lever, the world is going to implode. Across the street from The Lever lives Nate's girlfriend, Gerta the Gopher, and one day Gerta's whining "Naaaaaaaate! Naaaaaaaaaaate!" so Nate goes to cross the street and see what she wants. While Nate is crossing the street, a car comes at a considerable speed and the driver realizes he can't stop in time to save Nate, so he can either keep going at this speed and totally obliterate Nate, or swerve, miss Nate, but possibly hit The Lever.
I'm sorry to say, Nate the Snake isn't with us today, because the driver decided: