At the end of the day, you really need to ask yourself, “Is this relationship really worth dying over?”
But in all honesty, he could have simply jumped the chasm. It’s not really that far. Worst case scenario he leaps onto the green blocks lower ledge and then climbs up to her. And the best case scenario is the image below.
Seriously, I have put way too much thought into this comic. Why else would I modify the comic to create the image above?