Fear The Walking Dead (2015) s03e05 Episode Script

Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

1 Previously on AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead" We're gonna land hard, okay? Pull up! We were shot down before we got to the range.
- By who? - Unknown.
Garthy and his unit went out 36 hours ago, and we ain't heard nothing back.
Troy here, he's gonna take a party out.
We're gonna need volunteers.
Madison Clark.
- Is Ofelia alive? - She's alive.
She's holed up in a hotel down the coast.
Get me out of here, and I'll take you to her.
(SNARLING) (HUMMING) "When I Grow Too Old to Dream" playing (GUNSHOT) That kiss will live In my heart.
- MAN: Fire! The fire's spread! - (PEOPLE SCREAMING) - (LUCIANA SPEAKS SPANISH) - Gonna find out.
- Where's Alicia? - Bible study.
- Hold up, Nick, I'm coming.
- Wait, I'm coming with you.
(PEOPLE SHOUTING) (SHOUTING CONTINUES) We need more water! I need more water! Bring the rest of it! Come on! Martha and Russell are dead now, aren't they? (CRYING) WOMAN: Have mercy! Come on! Paul, you! Mike! Stop! They're gone.
Save the water.
Let it burn.
(CHATTER) (RATCHET CLICKING) You sure you're up for this? - Don't worry.
- I'm not worried.
I know the terrain, know what I'm doing.
- You? - We'll find out, won't we? If you can't hump with us, your ass gets left behind.
Hump? - It's an expression.
- Yeah? Whose? You should be scared.
If you're not, you got no idea what you're getting into, sweetheart.
I survived the wasteland without you and your guns.
I know exactly what I'm getting into - sweetheart.
- ALICIA: Mom! Feeling a little rough, 'Licia? Party all night, you gotta pay the price.
- Never again.
- Mom, you don't have to do this.
We need to contribute.
- There are other ways.
- I should go.
You should take care of Luciana.
- Make her feel safe.
- (HORN HONKS) Looks like you're with me.
- I guess it does.
- Mom, this doesn't feel right.
I'll be gone a day, two at the most.
- Don't worry about me.
- You cannot trust him.
The more we understand this family, - the safer we are.
- (HORN HONKS) He won't hurt me.
No, man.
Lady's up front.
- (ENGINE STARTS) - (DOOR CLOSES) (CHATTER) "Go your way eat your bread with Joy and drink your wine with a merry heart for God has already accepted your works.
" Ecclesiastes.
But I guess you already know that, right, with all of your late night studying the past couple nights? Hey, don't take your pain out on me.
Don't enjoy it so much.
I'm not.
All I'm saying is I'm really happy that you're (GASPS) Son of a bitch.
You okay? I just feel like crap, and all I want is coffee, and I can't even do that.
No, it's fine.
Hey, you need it more than me.
He's doing okay, considering.
- Considering what? - The Browns.
Old couple died in the fire last night.
Russell was one of the first four.
Him, Phil McCarthy, Otto, and my dad the Founding Fathers.
You wanna hang out with us later? Gabe's been working the still.
No, thank you.
Hair of the dog? I think I've had my fill, Gretch.
Home fry? (LAUGHTER, CHATTER) Okay, we have eggs, we have bacon, we have toast.
And we have butter, and that isn't the fake stuff.
Somebody actually churned this.
Thank you.
You're gonna thank me even more once you've tasted it.
- Right? It's good.
- Wow.
(SIGHS) What's wrong? I'm just thinking about the fire and the couple.
Mm, I heard people talk about it.
It's sad, but beautiful.
They were together to the end.
- It's time for us to go.
- Mm.
- You're not ready yet.
- You know I am.
Don't make me the reason to stay.
Look, we can't just walk to Tijuana without a plan.
I know people closer in Mexicali.
You knew people, okay? They're gonna be long gone by now.
There are tunnels where they would hide.
Prohibition tunnels.
- Luci - You're afraid to leave your family.
It's just - I can't live here.
- I'm not gonna make you.
- You promise? - Yeah, I promise.
- You will come with me? - (SPEAKING SPANISH) (INFECTED SNARLING) (SNARLING) I need to piss.
Hold it.
We stand still, they may pass.
DANIEL: I can take them all in 10 seconds.
You shoot, more come.
Then what? Just drive through them, Victor.
I will not damage this vehicle.
I'm gonna damage you if you don't move.
Oh, I know you can, soldado.
I saw what you can do.
But I'm surprised you left Lola unguarded in the wake of it.
You said it would take a day to get there and back.
Are you not worried about what you left her with? The water will draw the wolves.
- Like it drew you.
- Exactly, as it drew me.
But I'm a negotiator, not a killer.
She'll manage until we return.
Everybody loves Lola.
Ofelia is the one that needs me now.
You need to be prepared for the possibility that she's left the hotel.
That's not what you said.
I said that she was there You said that she was waiting for me.
Yes, she is.
But I don't know what she's done since I've left.
It's been days.
Then I'll ask Madison and Alicia, and they'll tell us where she's gone.
Unless you think they're gone, too.
I trust that she'll be there.
But this is the apocalypse, Daniel.
Or have you forgotten that? Drive through them now.
(ENGINE STARTS) (TIRES SCREECH) (SNARLING) (SQUELCHING) (BIRDS CHIRPING) "Some Kind of Ghost" playing Tied to the crossroads, you lay Sweet Lord, I'm coming home to stay You're happy I'm what? You were saying something before I acted like an asshole.
I was saying I'm happy you're here and settling in.
I didn't know about the fire, those people.
It's okay.
Alicia, do you need something? We're never gonna be normal again, are we? You know, like we thought? I had all these things I was gonna do.
I can, you know, see them.
I had plans and they made sense, and I was (SIGHS) What the hell is normal, anyway? My family was crazy before all of it happened, - and now we're just - Alicia.
Are you okay? (CHUCKLES) Whoa, whoa, whoa.
Check it out, down there.
Cooper, are you seeing what I'm seeing? We got a party to attend.
COOP: It's out of our way, Troy.
We need to get to the Huey and back.
No, no, no, we leave them, they could migrate up the highway toward the ranch.
We can't risk that.
Not on our to-do list.
We're on a clock, man.
I'm with you.
We're not making this someone else's problem, Cooper.
We'll be in and out in five minutes.
That's it.
(CHATTER) Oh, no, no, no.
No guns.
It's too much noise.
Not enough sport.
It's a good weapon.
It's a beautiful, beautiful thing.
Who timed that? It was just under a minute.
Eh, it's good work.
Short work.
Take back what I said.
(FOOTSTEPS) Bukowski? Really? Every young artist goes through their Bukowski phase.
You're an artist? I write.
Well, used to.
My dad steered me towards law.
Better service for the cause.
I gotta go.
Hey, wait.
Wait, wait, wait, wait.
If you have any interest.
No, thank you.
I don't.
I know Bukowski after sex isn't that classy No, it's not that.
I used to love all of this poetry, art.
But now what's the point? What's the point? Once you're done, I got a barn you can work on.
What the hell are you sorry about? Well, I wasn't sure if this was my place, really.
Community works together.
And you're part of that now, ain't ya? Something satisfying about it, for sure.
This was my home.
It was the only building on the property at first.
Been here centuries when this was Mexico, and Spain before that, and when it was the red man's land.
Jake was born right there.
Yeah, you can see it could be very beautiful.
Yeah, yeah.
A little too humble for wife number two.
Built the big house and let Russell and Martha live here.
Oh, here.
Found that.
Thank you.
(SNIFFS) Thank you.
Well, lookit here.
(GRUNTS) How the west was won.
This is a beautiful gun.
Isn't that a contradiction? The craftsmanship that went into this piece here a goddamn work of art.
You think you can do better than that? I don't think guns are works of art.
Economy of design.
Tools are beautiful things.
Is that what you taught Troy guns are tools? Troy is trying to understand himself.
- You know who you are? - No.
No idea, no.
I know I'm not that.
Not what I asked, son.
I gave this to Russell when he first moved in here.
Him and Martha hung it over the door.
Every home needs a gun.
Russell was there when I was at my worst, when most figured I was beyond repair.
You know how that is.
When you and your soul have left the world everyone else knows.
Yeah, I know.
If you're gonna do this right, you're gonna need my help.
BLAKE: What the hell? COOP: Are you sure it was here? BLAKE: It was clearly here, knucklehead.
Somebody hauled it away.
Hauled it where? - (SHELLS CLINK) - .
There was a gunfight.
This is bad, man.
This is this is bad.
Keep it together, Mikey.
- What was Phil firing? - He was fond of his AR.
223 caliber.
Yeah, Phil engaged someone and then obviously retreated back up to the outpost.
- We need to go right now.
- (SHELL CLINKS) I'm gonna go after whoever shot them down and whoever killed Charlie.
And Travis.
(HEAVY METAL PLAYING ON RADIO) You ready for what comes next? It's gonna be living, not dead.
Whoa, you're gonna need more fight in you than that.
I'll have fight.
Don't worry.
You sure? Seeing where it happened was harder than I thought.
Oh, you need to let that go.
There's no room for grief.
If it was your father, you wouldn't mourn him? Big Otto is immortal.
And you didn't grieve for your mother? Nah, if someone is dead, they're dead, you know? There's no point dwelling.
All you can do is take out the assholes who did you wrong.
- Eye for an eye.
- Ah, a tooth for a tooth, amen.
It's just a game to you.
No, it's not a game.
It's my calling.
(LAUGHS) (VOLUME INCREASES) (URINATING) How'd you do it? How'd you escape the fire? We all had you for dead.
I was spared.
I don't know why.
I don't have a home waiting for me in heaven.
(ZIPPER ZIPS) Maybe it was the devil that wants me down here with you.
(CROW CAWING) How much longer? We should get there before dark.
The hotel, why did you leave it? I told you, I wanted to broker a deal with Dante.
Always for yourself.
I would've brought the others.
I'm not the same man that brought you to Mexico.
That's very fortunate for you.
If you were the same man, you know what happens.
You know what? You wanna play the heavy? Go ahead, be my guest.
You wanna kill me right now? Do it! Go ahead! Go ahead.
You're not bad at this.
My dad was a contractor.
He did reno for our house.
Kind of taught me as he went.
(SNIFFS) He used to say, "You gotta make a house your own if you're gonna be happy in it.
" He never got a chance to finish it.
Well, you get to finish this.
Maybe there's something in it for you.
(MEN CHATTERING) She's okay.
(SIGHS) She thinks the monsters here are worse than the ones out there.
Then she should go.
But we're on the same side now, right? I mean, no matter how bad the living might be, dead are worse, so us against them.
That'd be nice if it were true.
When we're in crisis, we regress to our own, the way it's always been.
Luci should go 'cause she's brown? No, she should go 'cause she can't get right with what happened.
Can you? Folks say you gotta hit rock bottom before you can quit your demons.
When Troy was five, maybe six, he he used to have these crying jags.
No rhyme, no reason.
One day, he went on one of his fits and his mama grabbed him and locked him down in the basement.
Next day, someone asked, "Where's Troy?" And I remembered where he was and I ran down to the basement to get him, and there he is, just Wasn't angry.
He was just standing there, and he he kept saying "I'm sorry, Daddy.
I'm sorry.
" As awful as I felt, it didn't make me quit drinking.
'Cause at the end of the day, I couldn't change 'cause of Troy, or anybody else, for that matter.
Your mama wants to stay and your lady wants to go.
(GRUNTS) What do you want, hmm? What do you want? So, what did make you quit? I was shooting deer one day, drunk.
Damn near blew my dick off.
(LAUGHING) (DOOR BANGS, SQUEAKS) (DISTANT BANGING) (SNIFFS) What's that smell? TROY: Son of a bitch.
(FIRE CRACKLING) (MAN CHATTERING IN DISTANCE) (CHATTERING CONTINUES) I didn't see I didn't see the man the man the man at all at all at all.
I saw upon the stair he wasn't there again today.
Oh, how I wish he stayed away.
- When I came home tonight at 3:00 - Phil? Today, I didn't see the man at all.
I saw I wish he stayed away.
Today, when I looked around the hall, I couldn't see him there at all.
I saw, when I went up the stair, a little man who wasn't there.
He wasn't there again today.
I wish, I wish he stayed away.
When I came home tonight at 3:00, the man was waiting there for me.
(EXHALES) We need to go now.
MAN: But you only just got here.
MAN: But you only just got here.
Lost your mind, Walker? Have you any idea what you've just done? - Defended our land.
- This is barbaric.
McCarthy and I go back before you were born, boy.
He showed barbarism many times over.
Took two of my men with him yesterday.
TROY: Yeah, and we're gonna take the rest.
You know you're dead now, right? - You know that? - Lower your volume, Troy, and put down your weapons.
- Troy.
- Shut up! Shut up.
Your woman's seen what you missed on your way in.
You're surrounded.
Give the order.
Disarm, disarm.
We're gonna take your guns your vehicles, supplies.
My father's gonna kill you.
Your boots.
- What? - Take them off.
Tell your people it's time for justice.
The land you've lived on needs to be returned.
Abandon the ranch.
(SCOFFS) That's not gonna happen.
Too much has been sacrificed I know what's been sacrificed, boy.
That's why you'll leave.
Or I'll feed every goddamn one of you to the crows.
Do you understand? We need water.
You want your message delivered, give us water to get back.
What's your name? Madison Clark.
You bought into a lost cause, Madison Clark.
It became my cause when you shot down the helicopter.
You took someone of mine.
(DISTANT CHATTER) (KNOCKING ON DOOR) I wanna show you something.
JAKE: The ranch was set up as a refuge for the end of democracy, not the end times.
What's happening now is so much worse than my dad imagined.
- Worse than anybody imagined.
- But that doesn't mean it's hopeless.
There are shards of light.
You just have to look for them.
That's why we need poetry, art, all of it.
Not as much as we need food, water, guns to guard it.
You sound like my dad.
He may not have planned for it, but he did something right.
- Tell that to Luciana.
- That was Troy.
Yeah, and where do you think he gets it? "Don't let the bleeding hearts fool you, son.
Talk about the Indians, Mexicans, how we stole their land.
Boy, there ain't a spot of dirt anywhere on this earth ain't been taken.
And rest assured, there are those who would take it from us.
It is incumbent upon us to protect it.
" (WATER SLOSHING) Maybe he was right.
No, I've seen where that thinking goes.
Something's gotta matter more than guns.
We need something greater to live for.
What we used to live for, right? That's the point.
What are you waiting for? No gate, no guard, no good.
Something's gone wrong.
- Drive.
- Daniel.
If Ofelia is in there, she needs me.
Unless she's not.
- Where do we look? We should wait till daylight.
- (DINGING) - (SNARLING CONTINUES) Where is she? - I could take you to her.
- Where is she? - I can take you to find her.
- Where is she? - I don't know.
- (SPEAKING SPANISH) She left us.
She left Alicia for dead.
She stole our truck and ran away.
I don't know where she is.
She could be anywhere! She could be alive! I don't know! (GASPS, GRUNTS) - (GRUNTING) - - (GRUNTS) - (SNARLING) (GRUNTS) Oh, sh (ENGINE STARTS) (TIRES SCREECHING) (DOOR OPENS) (SNARLING) (GRUNTS) NICK: Okay, step.
Oh, please, I hate being shocked.
It's not a shock, it's a surprise.
Okay, open your eyes.
See? A surprise can be good.
NICK: Do you see that? Hermosa.
Russell and Martha, the couple who used to live here, they met when he was injured during the Korean War and she was a nurse at the Army hospital in Tokyo.
And she nursed him back to health.
And the day he was discharged, he said, "I'm gonna marry you.
" And she said, "I know.
" And they did.
How do you know? Otto.
With the right work, this place could be great.
What? What? Nothing.
(MEN GRUNTING) God damn it! Ah! (GROANING) - BLAKE: You okay, man? - No, I'm not okay.
- Indians, really? - We should stop.
No way.
Your men are tired.
Yeah, well, newsflash so am I.
Listen, Walker and those assholes will make it back before us if we don't move double time.
You want that visited on your family? - Huh? - (MEN MURMURING) You really think Nick can handle something like that? - We're not gonna make it back.
- You're overstepping, Madison.
Mike, will you pick your ass up? Just wrap your foot and hoof it.
Come on, let's go.
You want them to follow you out of fear or respect? What did you just say to me? Being a leader is knowing when to stop.
Come here.
(GRUNTS) This is my mission and these are my men.
Yours or your father's? Would he back this play? Who do you think you're talking to? I'm not your son.
But you have such a strange fixation on him.
You wanna be a mama's boy, Troy? - Was your mother too cruel for that? - (WHISPERS) Shut up.
- She hated you, didn't she? - Shut up.
Shut up.
Even in the end, when you cared for her and bathed her, she still didn't love you, did she? Who says we should rest up? I'm the only one who knows the way back.
So you better pick your asses up at first light because I will leave you.
I'll leave you all for the wasted.
You're better than this.
(EXHALES) (GASPING) (BIRDS CHIRPING) "Killing Machine" playing (SINGER VOCALIZING) Giving reality a shape We didn't know we couldn't escape And now there is no now But I can find it if I sing real loud The light shines Oh, oh, ee-yi, ee-yi The light shines Oh, oh, ee-yi, ee-yi The light shines On me I'll give you a good, old-fashioned killing machine (GASPING) A good, old-fashioned killing machine I'm a good, old-fashioned killing machine I'm a good, old-fashioned killing machine.
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