Farscape s03e12 Episode Script


000 Xhalax Go on do it.
Believe me nothing would give me greater pleasure.
But, I kill you and another Retrieval Squad | will already be on its way.
Unless I report you terminated, in which case you free me here | and now and you disappear forever.
You forget who is in charge here.
I'll tell you what's going to happen.
You go back to High Command.
You tell them I can deliver Talyn and Moya.
They can have the escaped prisoners.
They can even have Crichton, if they want.
And in return? Two things I want Aeryn.
Oh, Crais, you're so predictable.
I want Aeryn! And I want to be a Peacekeeper again! Is that what you think? Is that what you think happened, Crichton? You were there.
No, actually, I was busy trying to save Aeryn and Talyn | while you were cutting deals to save yourself.
You know the truth, you know I'll never again be a Peacekeeper.
Never say never again, 007.
That's all I know.
Still no news of Moya? Nothing resembling a Leviathan | for a million metras.
Surely the Peacekeepers will send another | Retrieval Squad to come looking for us.
Actually, looking for Crais.
So, you really should do the noble thing | and jump ship before you get us all killed.
They're hunting Talyn as well.
I I I can't You got a problem with your head gear? Talyn's signals confused.
What the gletch is happening? Happening at full speed, I can feel it.
Talyn is fighting with himself.
Crais, pull him back.
I can't control him! Hey, guys, we are flying into a sun! Knock it off pop-top.
Crais, get on the headset | and get us out of here.
Talyn's doing everything | he can to fight against it.
Against what? The suns emitting unusual pulses | of radiation, attracting Talyn and compelling him to fly directly into the sun! So, uncompel him.
Stop him! Knock | him out, disconnect him.
It's too late for that! Shut up, Stark! Talyn! Talyn! Talyn! What the frell? Talyn has pulled away.
Saved us.
And we're supposed to be grateful? He's now orbiting the sun his sheilds are holding but there are | parts of Talyn I can't see or feel.
We're gonna have to do a | manual survey for damage.
All right.
Crais you should stay up here in this section.
The rest of us will divide | up the ship amongst us.
Crais, we're on Tier Two.
I'd say that's the damaged area.
The Secondary Control Node, and it is completely blown.
You know, Talyn has got a hog of a power plant, but he's got a piss-poor electrical system.
He sneezes and half of his circuits fry.
He hasn't fully healed from | the Retrieval Squad attack.
Yeah, I know that I still say he could use some heavy-duty wiring.
He's still young.
He's going to get | much stronger as he grows.
Not if he flies into any more stars he won't.
How big is he gonna get anyway? | Is he gonna be Moya's size? Well, Crais seems to think so.
Damn! Here.
Be careful.
Are you there? Talyn is that you? Are you there? Hello Talyn? You know, for somebody who used to look | down their nose at tech work you're pretty damn good at this.
Well, perhaps people can change.
Well, at least some people are | smilin' around here these days.
Yeah I know.
It suits your face.
I was talkin' about you.
Me? I'm not smiling.
Yes you are.
Pay attention to your work.
Right focus on the work.
And don't do that.
I'm workin' here stop distractin' me! I'm distracting you?! Yes.
You are always distracting me.
Well, then you are easily distracted.
No I'm not.
Yes you are.
I'm not.
Oh, really? Okay, that's a little distracting.
And it's something I did? Could be.
What? Something like … this? You said pay attention to the work.
You're right.
I'm sorry.
I won't distract you any further.
You have problem here? No, I don't have a problem.
No? You're not distracted? What are we doing? Better question why now? What? What the hell is that? Crais Talyn is leakin' some kinda… oh, I see you got it in here too.
As far as I can tell the mist is exuding from a | dozen points on three tiers.
You know what it is? Drexim.
A synaptic fluid naturally occuring in Talyn's conduits.
Why is it steaming from the walls? When it becomes acidic, it can erode | the seals joining the conduits.
That is a beautiful design, Crais.
Tell me is, is this stuff affecting you? No But it seems to have made | Rygel permanently hungry.
Has it been affecting you, or Aeryn? Wh what exactly does it do to Talyn? When he's in danger, | it increases the stimulus.
Increasing his response rates.
All right, so it's like adrenaline.
Adrenaline in humans, | when we get in a tight spot, makes us fight and, uh | do other things.
It's not gonna affect us the same way is it? Quite possibly.
But the effects should be manageable.
Should be manageable? Look, Crais, before uh, we all go crackers Hey, baby, how ya doin'? maybe we should get some space suits, | masks or something? Already thought of that.
We're too late.
The Drexim's reached the suits | and it's made all the seals dissolve.
And what are we gonna do if it increases? We ignore it.
And we do what we have to do.
Is that clear? Oh, aye Cap'n.
Yes sir.
Can you hear me? Talyn? Can you hear me? Are you there? I know how you're feeling, Talyn.
I saw you I felt you wanted to die.
What is this, Talyn? Please Who are you?! You can see me! I am Sierjna.
This room this room I haven't | seen this room before.
But you can see me… and hear me? Yes, of course I can.
You're there in front of me.
I am? Full formed? Visible?! You can help me! Wh-What, what do you want? This room this room this room I seek the Pilot.
I've never seen this room before.
I may say the same about this ship.
In part, it appears Leviathan, and yet not.
The ship is Talyn, it is a hybrid.
| It is part Leviathan, part gunship.
Then where is the Pilot? He should be here.
There is no Pilot.
There has never been a Pilot.
There is always a Pilot.
But never one who could see, hear, feel me until now.
How did you get on board this ship? I I Kanished.
You were in my zone.
In your zone? I don't understand.
| How did you get on board this ship? Cycles ago, I came from Delfarion.
One microt I was on my ship, and then not.
I'm trapped outside my world for so long trying to | get back.
But I float here unable to free myself.
I board a Leviathan, then another, then another.
| Only to find myself unseen, unheard, by all aboard.
Until now, where at last I am given form.
Finally I find those who can help me.
Please! Only you can save me! As I suspected Talyn is overproducing Drexim | due to the stress he's under.
The radiation pulses are still compelling | him to move towards the sun.
He is resisting, barely.
We're maintaining | orbit and we're not getting any closer.
We're not getting any further away either.
How do we pry this boy loose? Can we stick cotton in his ears? Crais is there a way to filter out these pulses? His shields are linked to his sensors | to inform him of ambient conditions.
So, cut the link.
That would blind him.
Get him some sunglasses blue blockers.
Perhaps we could recalibrate his shields, | to block out that one pulse spectrum.
Well, we might be able to if the | shield overrides were functioning.
Where's the fault? Secondary control node.
Talyn, intruder! I want to help you They all say that.
This unusual vessel is it a Leviathan? Who wants to know? I am Mu-Quillis.
You are in great danger.
If this is a Leviathan, you must abandon ship immediately.
Why? Your ship has been caught by a siren star.
Inevitably it will succumb.
Like the 83 Leviathans | that have already died here.
So, this sun has claimed over 80 Leviathans? Yes.
Please get to your lifepods while you still can.
I don't understand how this | vessel has lasted this long.
Talyn is a hybrid Leviathan, built for combat, with much tougher sheilding.
And weapons, I see.
Who built it? How 'bout you tell us first how did you get here? You just beamed in.
I transmuted.
I'm something of a hybrid myself.
Able to switch between a matter, | and an energy state.
That's how I can exist | in the star's corona.
So, you live here? I find the unusual spectrum of | the siren star quite pleasing.
Or maybe you just like watching | Leviathans dive in and burn up.
Perhaps you cause them to do so.
The siren star's pulse radiation is | a perfectly natural phenomenon.
It's not my fault that it attracts Leviathans to it.
I try to warn them, as I'm warning you.
But until now they have always perished… before I could do so.
I don't believe you.
How severely damaged are you? How closely did you approach | before it pulled away? And I don't like all these questions.
Leave the ship.
I'm only trying to help.
Get off the ship, now! Talyn You'd be wise to listen to me.
Damn, Crais, you're gettin' a bit trigger happy.
I ordered him to leave.
He wouldn't obey.
So, you killed him? What if he was trying to help? Cat lives in the corona of a star, Crais.
You think you're going to take him | out with a couple of pulse blasts? He's gone for the moment, we've bought some time.
Let's us it.
Get back to the conduit.
Yes, Dad.
We must fly away, quickly, before he discovers I am here.
Who? Mu-Quillis, my savior my captor! A being like yourself? No, not like me, another species.
He inhabited this star before I came.
When my Leviathan perished, | he kept me from dying.
He claims that he saw me and had to save me.
He says that he's in love with me, | but I don't love him and I never will! He murdered my ship and all it's passengers! He did that?! He's still doing it! That's why he's here.
To lure Leviathans to their doom! Why? He was contracted to by the Patriqu-ro, a race of ship builders who | see Leviathans are competition.
The more Leviathans disappear the more ships they can sell.
Yes! That's monstrous! Crais Crais Talyn is being lured into the sun by By a creature named Mu-Quillis.
I know that, Stark! What I need to know is how to break free! I don't know.
I don't know how he's doing it! Sorry, I can't help you.
We must break away! You don't know what it's like.
To, to be trapped forever in the light of the sun! Not to be able to feel, to touch! Your only companion a monster! Take me away from him! I want to walk on a planet again! I want to breathe its air, I want to drink its cool water! Give me back my life! I can't you've already passed beyond life.
Sierjna, you perished with your shipmates.
Mu-Quillis trapped your soul between realms.
I am… dead? Oh, no No, that's not true, I… you can see me, you can touch me! Sierjna… I am a Stykera with certain talents.
I can help you cross over to the next level.
To death.
No No, I'm alive.
I'm here.
I'm real again! You can never be real again in the way you wish.
I can only release you.
I don't believe it.
You, this ship, you brought me back.
I'm whole again, I won't give that up! Come with me.
God-like aliens.
Man, do I hate god-like aliens.
I'll trade a critter for a god-like alien anyday.
No, no, we'll be all right as as long as we stick together.
Right, just not too close together, 'cause Right, yeah.
I, I know I We're gonna, we're gonna die die, die, die, die, | die, die, die, if we don't get the conduits fixed.
Yeah, right! Focus! Eyes on the task.
Remember the mist.
The mist is not your friend.
Bad mist.
Naughty mist.
That's that's that's better.
But even for me, this is a bit excessive.
Rygel? Rygel, can we talk to you? Stay back, unless you I'm back, I'm back.
Ooh! What do you want? I.
We just wanted to know "We"? What are you talking about? Have you gone totally fahrbot? Who's "we"? You see? It is as I said.
I am the only one who can see you.
Stark I'm too sick to witness one of your hallucinations! That can't be true, that… Sir! Noble sir Sierjna, don't.
He can't hear you.
He can't see you.
Mm, yes, but I can see you, you | crazy nitmik.
Who are you talking to? Only I can see you.
Only I can hear you.
Only me.
I will take care of you.
I promise.
That's done it.
He's gone he's totally insane.
No, please! No, no this can't be true! I told you.
You are Zy-limbron; not alive.
I've come to take you home.
No No.
I won't go with you.
Of course you will.
You can't stay here.
I can.
I have found someone who can help me.
You know better than that.
This ship is doomed.
Like all the others, it will be drawn into the sun, | and all on board will perish.
You will come back to me.
No Not this time.
I can free her! I am Stykera! I have the energy! Sierjna… please come with me.
No no, I remain here, with Stark.
If that is what you wish.
The mist, the mist, resist the mist resist the mist.
Are you done? I'm almost done.
I'm really close.
Close? Nearly there.
God, I love you.
I love you too.
Tell me when you're done.
I'm nearly done.
Tell me when you're finishing.
I Yeah? Yes? Almost.
Last one.
Finished! Frell Yeah.
No, no, no I mean, bad frell! Mr.
Sun still wants Talyn.
Crais! What's with the rumble? The radiation pulses have intensified and changed! How the hell could that happen? I don't know! But they have, and their still changing.
Shield overrides are working.
| I'll try and block out the pulses.
Listen… I know that sound! He's luring your ship back to the sun! No… You'll be killed! All of you! I've seen it before, over and over.
- Sierjna! | - Every time! Mu-Quillis was right.
He's all I have.
I'm going to | be trapped with him forever! Listen to me! I won't let that happen.
| I have a plan! A plan? Come on.
I can't change Talyn's course.
| His compulsion is stronger than ever.
The pulse spectrum is shifting | too quickly.
I can't block it out.
The Pied Piper's found a new tune.
Natural phenomenon, my ass! | Mu-Quillis is generating these pulses.
How? Uh orbiting boom box.
He's, uh whistling out his butt.
How in the hell should I know?! The point is we gotta find the source, | and we-we gotta squish it.
I'm on scan.
A plan, a plan save Talyn, a plan Talyn, I will lead you away from danger.
What are you doing? This is a Pilot's station.
Maybe I can control Talyn from here, guide him away from the sun.
Stark Hey, guys, I think maybe | I got somethin' here.
What the frell just happened? Who pulled the plug?! Crais? Talyn? My transponder's dead too, I can't hear him.
Aeryn, overrides.
Gone, everything's out.
Talyn, where are you?! Nothing's reponding.
Talyn is gone.
Stark Stark, can you hear me? Talyn… Talyn, I am part of you now.
I can sense all of you.
I can guide you! Stark Hurry! The sun! Yes, the sun.
Talyn you will turn away.
You must turn away! Talyn is turning.
How? Everyone! We're saved! We've done it! Who has done what? Talyn and I.
We've escaped from the sun! | And we've saved Sierjna from Mu-Quillis! Sierjna Sie Sierjna?! Oh, no We must have gone too far! She she couldn't stay with us! Stark, what in the living | hell are you talkin' about?! We must go back! Must find her! He's turning again.
Stark? Are you controlling Talyn? Yes, yes.
| I must, I must, I must Yo, Astro.
Calm down and tell me | what the hell is goin' on? It's very, very simple.
I am now Talyn's pilot! And we | are flying back into the sun! What do you mean, you're Talyn's pilot? | Talyn doesn't have a pilot.
He does now.
I've bonded with him.
Formed a neural link.
| Joined with him in the den.
What den? Can't speak now.
Searching for Sierjna.
| Must find Sierjna.
Stark Stark, you release control of Talyn at once! Good 'ol Stark.
Count on him to | jump right and wig right out.
How could he have bonded with Talyn? Talyn must have developed | a rudimentary Pilot's Den.
Crais, I thought you bred out | the need for a Pilot in Talyn.
We tried to, but Leviathan biology is complex.
Enough linked genes must have remained | for Talyn to grow a vestigial Pilot facility.
Like an appendix? Wait where is this Den? Mostly likely somewhere below Tier Three.
If I can't restore the overrides, I'll go find it myself.
Fine, you do that, get his hands off the wheel.
We're gonna do somethin' else.
Sierjna… Which one is guidance? That one.
Hey, Stark, didja feel that? No, no I, I can't, can't maneuver! That's right.
You might want to hit the brakes.
| We just took out your steering.
Talyn! You listen to me! I know you can hear me! You're taking the wrong option! You will kill us, and you will kill yourself! Come on, Stark, talk to me.
We can work this out.
Yo, Astro talk to me.
We can work it out Lava boy is not your friend I am.
You okay? Yeah.
Yeah, I'm, I'm all right.
| Thanks for watchin' my backside.
Couldn't help myself.
Stark you listen to me now.
You try anything like that again, and | I will personally take you to the other side! Talyn I am trying to help you! All the lower decks are sealed off.
I can't get into the Den to | free you from the Banik Slave! That's it, Talyn.
Bypass the primary guidance system.
That's it, careful! We don't want them finding out what we're doing.
Talyn, you listen to me! I am trying to save you! Talyn Hey, Stark talk to me.
You gettin' lonely up there? | You like bein' alone? Don't think he's listening.
No But it's not good to be alone.
No, it's not.
Maybe we should go find him.
And leave these conduits unattended? | He'll up send another DRD to repair it all.
Yeah, and lead us like a moth to the flame.
Let Stark make the first move.
You know what | he's like.
He doesn't have much patience.
We have, uh all the time in the world; no need to rush.
You comfortable? Aeryn, this is the mist talkin'.
I like what it's saying.
So do I, but we gotta we gotta focus.
I'm doing my job, corridor is all clear.
So it's just you and me? Just you and me.
Slower slower.
Turn that's it.
Mustn't let you get too close.
| Just close enough.
Stark Stark Sierjna But you got away, you were free! I came back for you! No no, you're risking everything! Nothing else matters! I told you I would save you, and I will.
Even if it takes my own life! Stark… I will take you I will walk you to the other side.
Do you trust me? Mu-Quillis will kill you.
Do you trust me?! Yes.
Are you ready? I'm frightened.
Don't be frightened.
No need.
Come closer.
I'm ready.
Thank you.
I will find you in the next life.
You're still here.
I have neither moved nor changed.
It's not working why is it not working? Are you still eating? Oh, stop me, Crais.
Make me stop! Shoot me! | Do something, please! Here, here, tie my hands! Yes! I need your help.
No, no, no, no, no Tie my hands, now or I'm going to explode.
Oh, this is all your fault! This is your gunship.
Peacekeepers designed it and you can't control it! I can control you now! You press that into me and | I'm going to vomit all over you! Stark is a mutineer.
He's also out of his frelling mind.
Came in here and had a conversation with that wall.
Must be the mist making him see things.
Rygel Stark has taken control of Talyn.
He must be flushed out so | I can take back command.
Well, go ahead.
I need your help, slug! Please, let me eat that little piece, please! Now you listen to me.
Talyn has sealed all the entrances to his den.
| But maybe you, being so small can slip through a ventilation duct.
Look at me, look at my stomachs! | I'm not slipping through any ducts! I am your Captain! You're not my captain! This is a direct order! Dream on! If you don't obey my orders Yes, this mist isn't affecting you, huh?! If you do not obey my orders, right now, and go | into the pilot's den and flush out the Banik, I will shoot you as a mutineer! As you wish.
Crais come here.
Why? Closer this is a secret.
If you try anything Closer Rygel I don't understand it.
You, it, it should have worked! Let her go.
If we try again.
Nothing will happen.
Why do you think she never | crossed over in the first place? What do you think is keeping her between the realms? Me, my power.
You had your chance to escape.
You might have saved your ship, your crew, your own life, but you returned! You have me back, Mu-Quillis.
You can let them go! No It is not for me to make that decision.
My task is set.
This ship will continue to the sun.
Sierjna… come with me.
No, no Sierjna… Don't do it! Oh, you must Wait, Sierjna! Don't go! Oh, no, no Talyn, please! | Fight it, fight it! Turn away! Turn away please, Talyn! No, Talyn, please! Turn away! Stark Everyone I'm sorry.
Talyn is once more being drawn into the sun.
The lure is stronger than ever, and Talyn | can't fight it and I can't stop him.
So, I suggest you prepare yourselves for peace.
Because I have failed you.
And we're all going to die.
All we can do now is wait.
I'm not letting you go.
I'm never letting you go.
Wait a microt.
What? This is wrong.
God, the mist the damn mist is messing with our heads.
That's why we're giving up.
I'm not giving up! I never give up.
Okay I'm gonna go to the bridge, I'm gonna | tear it apart, I'm gonna find something.
Okay the same with Crais and Stark.
You tear 'em apart, Baby.
All right, listen I don't want to lose you either, can we definately get back to that later? Oh, God, I love you.
I love you too.
Crais what are you? I can't get in! Talyn will not comply with my orders! And the Drexim has obviously driven him insane! Blast your way in.
Yes! Give me your gun! Perhaps not.
Do not question my decisions! I am your captain! And I order you! I am your captain! I order you! All right, Phantom.
New tune for the opera.
Sierjna's gone.
I failed her failed Talyn, | failed Aeryn, failed you, Crichton.
Yes, and you have failed gloriously, Stark! | And I want you to fail again! I want you to give me control of the consoles! I want you to give me some control! She came to me for help.
Many do, but I could have done more.
Stark I am coming to you for help.
You are gonna give me control, or I am gonna | rip off the other side of your damn face! There's nothing you can do, Crichton.
We are gonna be lured into that sun and | we are all going to die inside there.
That's because the bastard | is lurin' us in, Stark! Okay?! He's got bait, and we can cut bait.
We got a mother of a cannon! So, I want you to give me back control! I was zero'n in on the damn power | source when you turned out the lights! You remember when we met? You wanna take a trip down memory lane?! Stark…My side! Your side! My side! | Your side! My side! Your side! I tried to help you then, but I failed.
Scorpius put a chip in your brain, I failed.
Stark Blow the damn Aurora chair! Let's talk about the good times, huh?! Do you remember Zhaan, Stark? | Let's talk about Zhaan.
I tried to help her, but I couldn't.
Well, she would piss on your grave right now.
You wanna know why?! My soulmate.
Because, Aeryn is my Zhaan.
She's my Zhaan in every way.
I love her, | and I would die for her and you know what Stark?! You're killing her! What me? You're killing her, you | freakazoid psycho bastard! You are killing my Zhaan! Hi.
I got some control back | let me show you.
I love it when you take control.
That's the Drexim talking.
No, it isn't.
I can manually prime the cannon.
I'd love to see that.
Talyn's cannon.
I'm stoked, not stupid.
Do it.
We've only got one chance with it, John.
We're too close to the star, we've got one chance.
Whoa, whoa, whoa, hey, check this out! A throbbing pulse of energy coming | straight into your living room.
I got it! Stark, are you still there? You're just like Zhaan in so many ways.
If you say so.
I am going to manually prime the main cannon.
Crichton has located a target.
Please prepare Talyn to fire.
Would Zhaan approve of this use of violence? She's speaking through me now.
| It is her wish.
No You're risking everything.
You're back! You're too close, don't do this for me! I'm not.
Mu-Quillis has Talyn mezmerized.
Stop what you're doing! Is there some kind of stupid alien | quotation book you guys use? A deal between us can be brokered.
Lava boy, you are losing! A compromise assures your survival.
Again with the quote book.
Hey, quote me on this We're gonna | blow up your fuse box.
I will release my grip on your vessel.
And in return? Go away.
Wow, he's gonna give us our | freedom in exchange for his.
Leave us to our own.
What about other Leviathan's you'll encounter? Why should that concern you? That was the wrong answer.
Stark Talyn… it is time! Power down your weapons! I can offer you better terms.
Damn, smokey, you | can't argue with a woman.
Sierjna Now… This apparatus was not designed | for any species but a Pilot's.
What you did was beyond foolish, Stark.
Hold still.
You cut me! You moved.
Talyn is now off limits to you.
All functions, all programs, all controls.
I know.
You know nothing.
I know how he feels, what he thinks.
About everything about you.
Talyn was not of his right mind.
Anything you think you experienced must take that into consideration.
I know.
Even if you slit my throat I will still know.
Most of Talyn's internal systems are back on line, | and his Drexim levels have returned to normal.
I wish my levels were returning to normal.
Next commerce planet, you are restocking | the galley.
You ate everything.
I never ever want to even look at food again.
Must go to chamber.
Need sleep.
Outside my way How's it goin'? He's recovering well.
He's a remarkable vessel.
Speaking of remarkable vessels.
How is the secondary control node? I got a chain gang of DRDs workin' on it.
Everything | will be up and runnin' in a couple of days.
We were very lucky.
Well, I think that, uh fate would have brought | us together anyway.
You know Crais is gonna be cuttin' Stark | free for about an arn Rygel's gonna take at least that long | He's got three stomachs.
SUBTITLES By | Slay and Pcosmos
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