Plotted A Good Waste: It's an action movie with an Excuse Plot that sets the hero up to extricate himself from a devious Bond Villain-esque death trap. With that out of the way, all the audience wants now is for the plot to be wrapped up neatly so they can go home. So at the very end, The Dragon, who asked his boss at the very beginning "Why Don't Ya Just Shoot Him?", Just Shoots Him. Fin.