Sanctuary s04e01 Episode Script

Tempus

previously on Sanctuary [Worth]: All right.
[Magnus]: Adam, What are you doing here? [Worth]: Helen, sorry to intrude.
James.
Burnt doWn any more laboratories recently? That Was 10 years ago, and it Was an accident.
[Magnus]: Really? What do you Want, Adam? It's me daughter, lmogene.
She's gravely ill, a rare blood disease.
I beg of you, help her.
[Magnus]: We battled until the very end.
We tried everything.
Loss of a daughter, it's a wound that never heals.
[screaming in anguish] He told me he intended to use the device to save his daughter.
Time travel? It's impossible.
But he said he'd found a Way.
You Would have been altering the course of history.
That Was the point.
[Magnus]: If Adam succeeds in altering the timeline, then everything about our World, the refugees, the Sanctuary, our very lives Will be irreparably damaged.
We may even cease to exist.
[Druitt]: Praxis [Magnus]: It's gone.
What happened here? [Druitt]: Worth.
He must have made another attempt to poWer up the machine.
[shoots] [Magnus]: Adam, what are you doing? This is madness.
[Worth]: I have a chance to get my daughter back.
Are you telling me you Wouldn't do the same thing? Not at the expense of everyone on the planet.
You're too late.
[Wagons clattering over cobblestones] [horses Whinny] Stay back! [gasping in fright] Adam! [firing gun] [bullets ricochet] [Man]: What Was that? [police Whistles trilling distantly] [gunshots blast] [laser snipes] [Worth]: Hoping for a quick finish, Helen? Me too.
Don't make things Worse, Adam.
Neither of us can be here.
We both knoW it.
[Worth]: It's only time travel, Helen.
What's the Worst that could happen? Aside from destroying the natural order of history? [Worth]: What, by creating a utopia? [police Whistles blare sharply] By taking over the World.
[laser snipes] [bricks shatter and crumble] [Magnus groans] [police Whistles blare] [Man]: By the rubble.
Oi! Call a bobby! [police Whistles blare] [] [Lestrade]: Hasn't said a word.
Wouldn't let the doctor near her, neither.
[Watson]: That's hardly surprising.
Has she put up any kind of resistance? [Lestrade]: Been as gentle as a debutante, despite all the Weapons We found on her.
Never seen anything like 'em.
I Would say Miss Magnus' reputation as odd remains intact.
[Watson]: It's Doctor Magnus, and I Will need everything you took from her.
Look, there are no charges, no evidence to suppress.
I'm just making your life easier, Lestrade, as usual.
[Lestrade]: Fine, but you oWe me for this, Watson.
Are you ready to come home, Helen? [Watson]: I received a message that you'd been found injured, half dressed, and discharging a Weapon in public.
If you had a lead in the case, you could at least have informed me.
[Magnus]: I should have, I realize that.
Thethings just got aWay from me, I'm afraid.
[Watson]: It Was him, Wasn't it? I Was right.
Helen, hoW could you face him on your oWn? [Magnus]: I didn't get a good look at Who it Was.
I just I got overexcited, and I fell, and lee I should've called youee cecontacted you.
Thank you, James.
[Watson]: "Overexcited"? That's your explanation for your incredibly strange attire, Weapons that I have never seenee And your hair, for god's sake.
When did you do that? It's late, and it's been a hell of a night.
Helen, at least let me take a look at your head.
You.
.
You've taken a terrible tumble.
I'm fine.
Really.
I can see myself home.
Good night, James.
Helen What on Earth's come over you? Dear God, I still have this in my study.
[Watson]: It arrived yesterday from Mozambique.
I must say, your father is having a Wonderful time on the dark continent.
I believe he's sent a neW form of iodine.
Let me, James.
Medicine Was alWays your Weak spot.
[Watson]: "Was"? It's a scalp Wound and a mild concussion.
I hardly need a nursemaid.
Will you stop looking at me like that? HoW should I be looking at you? Just Ieave me alone.
[guns clattering heavily] [Magnus]: No, noee [Watson]: What the devil is that made of? These numbers, are they significant? The design The purpose [chimes as it activates] HoW HoW is that poWered? James, ignore all of this.
Ignore me! "BroWning automatic"? I've never heard of that, and yet I knoW every Weapons manufacturer in the World.
[clip slides out, clattering] Amazing! The release time.
.
[Magnus]: Leave.
Right noW.
Not a chance.
It's my Sanctuary.
Is it? From the moment you Walked in here, you've been behaving as if you Were visiting someone's grave.
It may have been your Sanctuary a long time ago, but not anymore.
Business cards made from a substance I can't identify, issued 2010, expires 2015? Weapons that I have never seen or heard of.
Clothes designed for maximum movement and protection.
I am Helen.
.
Oh, you definitely are Helen Magnus, just not of this era.
I'm a detective.
Well, then.
NoW you understand Why you have to leave.
Because by being here, you may disrupt the timeline, change the future as you knoW it.
But hoW is this possible? I came here on a mission.
If I fail, everything that is meant to be, everything that I build from noW until my present could be destroyed.
Who Were you chasing? Honestly, Helen.
Whatever your mission is, it's got off to a very bad start.
You need help, and seeing as I knoW the truth, What choice do you have but to let me in? No questions about the future, near or distant.
Adam Worth, that's Who I Was chasing.
[Watson]: From Oxford? What on Earth.
.
[Magnus]: He's come from the future as Well.
I folloWed him here after John and I Were.
.
John Druitt? Dear God, does everyone from our era Iive on to the 21st Century? Not everyone.
Oh.
I'll tell you only What you need to knoW to prevent Adam from irrevocably damaging the future, nothing more.
Time travel is actually possible.
H.
G.
Would be ecstatic.
But by simply being here, haven't you already changed things? I'll not give you a lesson in temporal theory, nice try, but had I arrived a century, or even a millennia ago, the effect on my future Would likely be more severe.
So the shorter the time scale, the less the effect on the future.
Unless, of course, Adam does something to dramatically alter the course of events.
Or you do.
Do We have a deal? [Watson]: Everything you brought With you must be destroyed.
And you need to change.
[Magnus]: Don't even think about it.
It's a communication device, isn't it? Better? Much.
[Magnus]: Good.
No questions.
Imogene? Imogene I need to make another trip to the apothecary, I'm afraid, love.
I Won't be long.
[sighing With emotion] Oh, it Was all Worth it.
Papa? Imogene.
HoW are you feeling, darling? Fine.
Just a bit tired.
What did you do to your hair? No, no just a little cut.
I've done the most Wonderful thing.
I've found a cure for your condition.
But you said there Was noee No, no, no, that's all changed.
For the better, I promise.
Oh no.
What's happened? No Nothing, just a little hole.
I can fix that, though.
It's not a problem.
You look good.
Give us a smile.
[chuckling happily] [Magnus]: Right, let's get a move on.
He should still be in the city, but maybe not for long.
[Watson]: The Adam Worth from your time.
He's come here for What reason? [Worth]: Open the door.
Open it now.
I'll throttle ya.
-Sir-- -Look, I'm not Joking.
[cocking guns] You'll end up in the garden.
-Open the door-- -I can't.
Thank you.
[Magnus]: Adam? [Worth]: Helen, James.
Sorry to intrude.
Burnt doWn any laboratories recently? That Was 10 years ago, and it Was an accident.
[Magnus Whispers]: 10 years [Worth]: Listen, it's me daughter, lmogene.
She's gravely ill.
It's a rare blood disease.
NoW, I've tried every treatment possible, every methodee And you Want my help.
Thank you, Helen, but actually, le I've come for his help.
You see, she's missing.
Someone's taken her.
[Worth]: I just don't understand Who Would do this.
I haven't much money.
She's just a child.
[Watson]: Worth, be a good chap and ask the Night Ward for the visitor manifest, Will you? [Worth]: All right.
There's no sign of a struggle.
She Went Without resistance.
Of course she did.
She thought he Was her father.
In the past I remember Adam came to us for help finding a cure for lmogene tWo months from noW.
This moment never happened.
And noW this future Adam has his daughter.
And a cure? Which means he's already altered the future, forever.
[sighs in frustration] [thunder rumbles] [Worth]: Please, are there any clues? Suspects? [Magnus]: We'd knoW more if you told us What you Were Working on, Adam.
[Worth]: I told you, I'm trying to find a cure for her disease.
[Magnus]: Which is an expensive proposition.
You'd need money, resources, Which means some sort of extortion plot or larcenous act.
What? No, I'd never resort to thatee [Magnus]: Those lab fires Were hardly an accident, and the toxins you Were formulating at Oxford, I knoW you've created prototypesee My daughter is missing! And if you Want to find her, you Will give us names, places, safehouses, everything you are secretly planning to unleash on this city.
You're mad.
[Watson]: Helen, that's enough.
[Worth]: I thought you understood my situation.
I guess I knoW better noW.
I'll find her myself.
Has society gone back to the dark ages? He's done nothing Wrong.
Not yet, but he Will, believe me.
And if you interrogate him in this manner, it Will be you Who has altered the natural order of things.
Helen, you have far too much knoWledge about this time and place.
Use that carefully.
We need to find Adam, futureeAdam, before too much damage is done.
Finding people is What I do, if you recall but I Will ask you to curb your temper as We go forWard.
Of course.
James, I'meI'm sorry.
You can see yourself home.
[glass shattering] [Druitt screams]: Don't lie to me! [Magnus]: Five murders, their throats cut, their bodies desecrated in a manner that feW beings can achieve.
Instant escape from the crime scene? [Druitt]: And so it must be me? [Magnus]: You seem flattered.
[Druitt chuckles]: Oh, I am.
[Magnus]: Deft manner of proving your innocence, threatening my life.
[Druitt]: Call it selfepreservation.
Why on Earth should l let you frame me for crimes I haven't committed? Well, if you're innocent, then you have nothing to fear.
[cocks gun] You sound just like James.
HoW much time have you been spending together? [Magnus]: And noW jealousy.
For whom? HoW dare you question my motives? My feelings? You You hunt me like an animal.
After all We've been through.
My heart is yours.
[roars in rage] [she screams] [Druitt]: Look in my face.
Look at my face.
Damn! [uncocks gun] [sniffling] [thunder rumbles] [Watson]: Helen? [Magnus]: Over here.
Any Word on Adam's Whereabouts? [Watson]: What's Wrong? [Magnus]: Druitt Was here.
John? Are youee Is she.
.
We're both fine, thank you.
He's not happy that you like him for the latest Ripper killings, made sure I kneW it.
Not happy because I'm right? Oh, all right, no questions, I understand.
But you did make a point of letting me knoW that he paid you a visit, Which I Will take to mean that I must keep focused on the case.
Adam Worth? He is expected at the Reformer Club in Pall Mall this evening.
Whether it's the future or the present Adam, I.
I don't knoW.
Good.
If We hurry, We'll beat him there.
[Magnus]: James, is that you? [Watson]: Darling! Hello.
[Magnus]: There you are.
Are you ready to Work? [Watson]: Yes, if you are.
[Magnus]: Absolutely.
NoW, I've been reethinking your last theory, and I found a feW holes, I'm afraid.
[Watson]: Ah.
[Man]: You can't come in here.
A Woman? Inconceivable.
Simon, come quick.
[Simon]: May I assist you? [Magnus]: I'm here to see Adam Worth.
I have no record of any guests for Mr.
Worth.
I Will gladly leave him a message, Miss Doctor Helen Magnus.
Consider it done.
I'll hail you a cab.
I'll only be a minute.
[Simon]: The club is for members only.
Remove your hand.
Right noWee [crunch] HoW dare you? [Worth]: She's With me.
Whatever took you so long, love? Shame on you.
She's a lady.
Is that a revolver under your bustle, or are you just happy to see me? [Magnus]: Oh, it's a gun.
Any last Words? [Worth]: Well, "Don't shoot!" never seems to Work With you.
HoW about, "Kill me here, and alter the future in a most dramatic fashion"? The infamous Helen Magnus, murderer of a patron of a Gentleman's club.
Quite the departure from your destiny, I'd say.
[Worth]: Cheers.
I do miss this era A simpler, more elegant time.
[Magnus]: I Will kill you, Adam.
[Worth]: What for? To save the future? What makes What We left behind so precious? With Praxis destroyed, God knoWs What threat my people are facing in the present.
Most likely you've created chaos for HolloW Earth and the surface that Will take years to clean up.
None of that has happened yet, and guess What? Maybe it never does.
Move on, I say.
Change the future.
Make it Whatever you Want it to be.
You knoW What I find interesting is that you're sitting here, sipping brandy With these stiffs instead of skipping off into the sunset With lmogene.
I like it here.
There's been a complication.
You haven't cured her yet.
That's Why you're here, to borroW money to fund your plan, Which I am certain has gone entirely peareshaped.
It's a matter of time, love, and only that.
Bustle or no, I'll be out that door before your head hits this table.
Doubtful.
Simon! The lady is ready to leave noW.
Thanks for the offer, ma'am, but I'm a family man, and a gentleman.
[sighs in exasperation] Women.
[child]: Dr.
Magnus? Message for you.
[Weeping] What do you make of it? [bells chime] [Magnus]: James, please.
But you have been through all this before.
For God's sake, you could save lives! [Magnus]: We both knoW I can't interfere.
Then there Will be blood on your hands.
Not if you do your job and stop looking for a shortcut.
And if your very presence here has changed the course of events, interfered With the investigation, What then? Can you live With that? No, please, spare me.
I don't Want to knoW the ansWer.
Because in the future, emotions, empathy, humanity, ceases to existee You should have caught him by noW.
[sighs in exasperation] Yes, my presence here may have altered things, possibly for the Worst.
That Woman Who died tonight should be the last victim.
But she Won't be.
Remember the purpose of the Sanctuary.
To find and help unfortunate creatures, to protect them.
To keep the public safe.
Do that, and this case Will be solved Without any further bloodshed.
And if I can't? That's an expression I've rarely heard you use.
What are you making? Arsenic.
Strychnine.
A toxin.
A last resort.
To mimic the blood disease that kills lmogene.
A fail.
safe in case Adam cures her.
Dear God I'm not even sure I can finish making it, Iet alone give it to her.
If there Was any other Way to stop Adam Worth from completely disrupting the timeline Humanity isn't completely dead in the future, just so you knoW.
[Watson]: You're going out? Where? [Magnus]: Hunting.
[man]: Go on, noW.
Move along.
Your hair.
I like it.
I don't have time for this, John.
Perhaps I didn't make myself clear earlier.
[sWitchblade snaps] But hunting me Will only make things more difficult for you.
Let me pass.
There's only one Way to make you pay attention.
[bloWs thud] [Druitt]: You're insane.
Oh, very much so.
Fancy some more? HoW on Earth did youee? [bloW thuds heavily, Druitt groans] [bloWs thudding] HoW does it feel? Cold steel against your jugular? In the hands of someone Who knoWs hoW to kill you sloWly and has the Will to do it? Helen? Are you paying attention? Stay aWay from me.
[beast groWls] [snarling] [roars] Hello, Jack.
KnoW my name, do you? Yes, I knoW Who you are.
[Jack]: Jack knoWs you.
You're Gregory's little girl.
[Magnus]: My father helped you, years ago.
Saved your life.
[Jack]: You're not a little girl anymore.
Older noW.
Much, much older.
Smell like nothing I knoW.
[Magnus]: You promised my father you Wouldn't kill again.
That you'd leave Londonee [Jack]: Jack did leave! People hunted me doWn, like a dog! This is my hunting ground! If humans hunt Jack, then Jack hunts humans.
Here! My ground! The city's bigger.
You'll be found and killed.
I'm strong.
I'm too fast for them.
They'll never find me.
[Magnus]: I can, and I Will.
You can die like an animal or live With my protection.
Be safe from humans.
Humans can go to hell! With my help.
If you kill again, I can't guarantee your safety.
Stop noW, and I'll give you sanctuary.
You have my Word, and my father's.
I'm your friend.
[roaring] Springeheeled Jack.
[Worth]: Thanks, love.
[lmogene]: So different.
Such oddelooking pieces.
You actually designed these? [Worth]: Ah some of them, yes.
[lmogene]: To help me? [Worth]: You are all I've been thinking about for a very long time.
Good.
[lmogene]: You look tired.
I Wish you'd take a rest.
I'm too close here, lmogene.
But once this is done, We'll be able to get all the rest We Want.
We'll go places together, see things you've never seen that'll amaze you.
Soon, not only Will We be able to see the World together, it Will be ours for the taking.
Anything you Want, anything at all, We take it, control it, use it to create Whatever future We Want.
I've never heard you talk this Way before.
You're different.
Soconfident.
[chuckles] Chance of getting a biscuit With me tea? As his lordship pleases.
[Magnus]: This better be good.
I just climbed up six flights of stairs in neW boots.
[Watson]: I Was thinking about What you said, and I think you're right.
It isn't John doing these murders.
[Magnus]: I'm listening.
[Watson]: Another creature, as violent and dangerous as him, With its oWn unique method of neareinstant escape.
As I've been saying, but as you keep pointing out, none of the other possibilities make any sense.
No one can teleport like John.
What about incredible super strength? The ability to leap quickly to high ground.
[Magnus]: Rooftops.
[Watson]: Exactly.
[Magnus]: You're certain.
[girl]: Yes, ma'am.
Up those stairs With a dark Wood door.
[Magnus, passing coins]: Thank you.
Dear God, Adam.
[Worth]: Before you start threatening me, or shooting me, for that matter, We still have that nagging problem of the Witnesses.
[lmogene]: Hello.
Imogene.
Dr.
Helen Magnus, this is my daughter, lmogene.
[lmogene]: You must be one of my dad's colleagues.
He said some friends might drop by.
HoW lovely to meet you, Doctor.
[Worth]: Dr.
Helen here is a groundebreaker, just like you.
What have you done, Adam? HoW are you feeling, lmogene? Better than I have in years.
Thanks to Papa here.
No [Worth]: Oh, yes.
Healthy as a horse, I'm afraid.
Welcome to the future, Helen.
So, noW that the game is over, What say We put aWay our guns, yes? Starting With yours.
[she cocks the gun]: Unlikely.
[lmogene]: Papa? [Worth]: Are you going to shoot me in front of my oWn flesh and blood? That's cold, Helen, even for you.
[lmogene]: What's the meaning of this? [Magnus]: I'm sorry, lmogene, but this man is not your father.
Please, leave him alone.
[Magnus]: I knoW it looks like him, but this man has ended millions of innocent lives, caused unimaginable destruction.
[Worth]: Don't listen to her, darling.
All of it lies.
Destroying Praxis? Altering the timeline? You have to be stopped, Adam.
Please, leave him alone! [electricity crackles] [bolts zap] [lmogene]: Papa? What is that? [Worth]: Just some insurance.
Stay here.
I Won't be long.
[Worth]: Shaming me in front of my daughter, Helen? Very impolite! [Weapon blasts] [firing gun] [Magnus]: Bloody hell.
[police Whistles blaring] [thunder rumbles] [device beeping] Oh, bloody hell.
[sonic blast erupts] [glass shattering] [Worth, muffled]: Drop the gun! I said, drop the gun! You just had to get all high and mighty With your amazing future, didn't you? Couldn't get With the program.
No.
[knife snaps open] You stupid, smallemindedee [throWs knife] [police Whistles blare closer] [energy bolt snipes] Papa? Adam, no! [bolt snipes] [bricks crumbling] Imogene! No! [Whistles blaring] Imogene! Imogene [he sobs in anguish] Stay back.
Do it, Adam.
We both go.
Neither of us belongs here.
Everything I've Worked for, everything I care about destroyed! [Magnus]: By you.
I'll kill you for this, I sWear! [fires] [police Whistle blares nearby] [croWd murmuring in concern] [Magnus]: Please.
Please, make room.
Dear God.
[Watson]: It's Adam's daughter.
Eaves must have collapsed on her.
[Worth]: lmogene? Get aWay from her.
[Magnus]: I'm so sorry.
[Worth]: lmogene? Imogene? Imogene? Imogene No What have you done? Both of you! Adam.
.
If you'd have helped, she'd still be alive right noW.
Her blood is on your hands.
And your hands! [Watson]: We'd better be on our Way.
[Magnus]: Oh, that poor man.
[he sobs] [roaring in anguish] [Watson]: Springeheeled Jack, the Sanctuary's neWest resident.
[Magnus]: I Wish I could've told you earlier.
[Watson]: All that matters is that the streets of London are safe again.
[Magnus]: As they should be.
I never meant to burden you, James.
All this knoWledge you have to keep secret.
Oh, I love it, you knoW that.
What, all the deductive reasoning I'll be able to do With the little tidbits you've left me? It's going to keep me occupied for decades, if I have that long.
In my future you do, many of them.
No, I don't Want to knoW.
Far too much information.
[Magnus]: NoW that We've cleaned up all evidence of Adam, and the technology he brought With him, I suppose there's only one thing left undone.
[Watson]: What to do about you.
I can't be here, James.
We both knoW it.
Everything I touch, everyone I meet could ruin my future.
You'd best kill yourself.
I'm glad We both agree.
Helen, suicide? [chuckles] You're so melodramatic.
Do you have a better idea? I'm trapped here, and I have no Way home.
[Watson]: You can alWays go home.
It just might take a little While.
It's one of the benefits of your incredibly sloW aging.
Disappear.
Go someWhere remote, With limited contact With the rest of World.
Spend the time thinking about all the things you've lived through.
Then you reejoin your timeline just after you've left it.
Unless, of course, you're determined to do yourself in.
A vacation? From What I gather, you've rather earned one.
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