Grand Star (2007) s01e22 Episode Script

Chapter XXII

(Multicom Jingle)
(engine roaring)
(suspenseful music)
- [Narrator] Previously on "Grand Star."
- I was looking for some messages.
My dad used to leave 'em,
and this is what I found.
- [Kurt] Brilliant, a renewer's cannon.
- You aim it at the sky to
help bring the sun back.
- Do you think that we could
use this to build a new one?
- [Suki] Imagine just to
walk on grass, barefoot?
We'll never know.
- Suki, my father's dead.
- Don't jump to conclusions
about your father.
- What other possibility
could it be, Suki?
(plate clattering)
- Suki, stop.
- No, I never want to see you again.
- Your friend is still alive.
Professor Ragg, listen to me.
I will be attempting a bold experiment
with the people of the cold.
Lieutenant Damien will
bring me some test subjects.
You will help me, or you will die.
(adventurous music)
(train rails clacking)
(ice cracking)
(suspenseful music)
(engine roaring)
(picks hacking)
(computer beeping)
(woman vocalizing)
- You were leading the
men who killed my family.
(machines beeping)
(dramatic music)
- Come along, now.
Get a move on, you
miserable bunch of animals.
(suspenseful music)
(card beeping)
(door hissing)
- Cal, Cal, your father,
(panting) he's alive.
He's a prisoner, did you hear me?
Your father's alive, Cal (panting), okay?
It's the truth, Palidor told me,
he's keeping him locked up, I'm sorry.
- He's alive?
- Yeah.
- Where is he?
- I--
- I'll go get him.
- No, Cal, Cal, when I go and see Palidor,
it's because I'm trying
to get things done.
Just let me go and see
what I can find out.
- Be careful.
- I will.
Don't worry, they trust me.
(machines rumbling)
(scanner beeping)
- Eyes front, stand up
straight, no talking.
Ready for you, sir.
(Palidor sniffing)
(Nara sniffs)
- Well, Hamsun, what do you think?
- They've all been examined by me
as well as by another position.
They're all quite well.
So it's your choice, really.
- It's just that, it's a female.
- (laughing) The genetic material we need
has nothing whatsoever to do with gender.
- Oh, really?
So you wouldn't mind if
we tried it out on you?
- You mean, if you wanted
me, no, I wouldn't mind.
- Don't worry, Hamsun, we
don't have time for tests.
But just for a minute there,
my little scientific friend
had a rush of adrenaline, didn't he?
- Yes, he did, didn't he.
(Professor Ragg breathes sharply)
- So Suki thinks that
your dad's still alive?
- Yes, but listen, it's still up to us.
We haven't even located
the cannon chamber.
- I've gotten in contact
with a few more of my Pointsman buddies.
- (scoffs) You know he
always found friends
wherever he went.
- Yeah, he sure did.
- Anyway, I try to find ways
of keeping those people friendly.
- I hear you.
- Well, if you ask me,
I think those young Pointsmen
are big, frustrated bullies.
- Yeah, they're just big bullies.
Yesterday they took my lunch money.
(Cal laughing)
- Look, Suki, I'll try to
tell you something about Liam,
and maybe you could
tell me a thing or two--
- [Suki] About?
(ball rolling)
(balls clicking)
- I don't know, would
it be asking too much
to let me know what Palidor's
plans are once in a while, hm?
- He's preparing for
the end of Grand Star.
(ball rolling)
(balls clicking)
- Is he now?
- He wants to become able
to endure low temperatures
so that he's not left out in the cold
when the dome freezes.
- Yes, yes, I know that.
No, I just wondered if you
stumbled across something new.
Maybe you'd keep me informed, hm?
(ball rolling)
(balls clicking)
- Gladly.
- I miss your Cadbury eggs.
- So do I.
- Your shot.
(ball rolling)
(balls clicking)
(machines beeping)
(tubes hissing)
- Hello, hello, it's chilly, isn't it?
The room temperature.
I'm going to feel your temperature.
- Stay away from me.
- "Stay away from me."
No problem.
But soon, we're going
to be one and the same--
- Shut up.
- Now, now.
- Whatever it is you're
doing, it will kill you.
- You're a rebellious
little thing, aren't you?
You don't like me very much, do you?
That's all right, I'm
used to not being liked.
- I despise you.
You will lose.
(Palidor scoffs)
(logo whooshing)
(adventurous music)
- [Man] Hey, hi.
- Hi.
- I'm looking for Kurt.
- Kurt?
There's someone to see you.
- Hey.
- [Man] Hey.
- Just the man I wanted to see.
- Yeah.
(upbeat bar music)
- So have you decided what you're gonna do
with your new credits?
- I can't make up my mind.
My girlfriend's birthday's coming up soon.
I should really get her something nice.
- Yeah, how about a new dress?
- I thought about that.
What she really needs though,
nowadays, is a new coat.
- Hm.
- Okay.
Guess I'll go pay for the drinks.
- [Kurt] Yeah, yeah, go ahead.
I just take somebody's card,
make them a little richer.
(machine beeping)
- Thank you.
- Thank you.
- See, so we're in business.
- Yeah, (chuckles) so when
do I get my next credits?
The big batch, I mean?
- Well, that comes after you
tell us what you said you know.
- The whereabouts of that cannon chamber?
- Yeah, yeah, what else?
And meanwhile, I think that
you can probably afford
to buy us another round, right?
- Oh, yeah, sure, sure.
(machines beeping)
(tubes hissing)
- Let me talk to her.
- [Palidor] Leave her alone, she's asleep,
she needs her rest.
(plate clinking)
- I'm not hungry.
- Well, that's a shame.
I ordered all this food
especially for you.
- Well, I lost my appetite.
- [Palidor] Suki, it's
all going to be all right.
- Really, it will?
- Yes, she'll soon be
out playing in the snow
with all her little friends
from the people of the cold.
But tell me, what are the
young people saying about me?
- Shut up, Palidor.
Look, young people don't talk
about you all that much, okay?
They have better things to
do, like, trying to keep warm.
- All right, all right.
How about Damien, what's he saying?
- Look, I don't, I don't wanna--
- You don't want to be
a snitch, all right,
just make a movement of
the head or nod, yes or no.
Does Damien want to take my place?
Is he thinking about it?
- It's hard to say.
It sounds like it.
- Thank you.
(upbeat bar music)
- Okay.
- After that attack took place
and the cannon was destroyed,
they saved a small piece
of it and brought it over
to a Pointsman storehouse,
the Area T storehouse.
- Storehouse, huh?
- Yeah, I served there.
- Okay, so then you know
the layout of the place?
- Oh, yeah, I used to, but you know what?
I don't really remember much.
(Cal and Kurt laughing)
- What do you think of our friend here?
- You know, I think he's
a very smart young man,
and I think he's gonna go a long way,
but I also think he likes
his girlfriend very much.
- You know what, about your girlfriend?
- What about her?
- Why don't you get her
the dress and the code?
She's gonna love you.
(machines beeping)
(tubes whirring)
- [Palidor] What about her personality?
I'm concerned about it.
- Genetic elements we
need to extract and graft
do not determine personality.
- That's what you say.
We don't know exactly
where it's localized,
the personality, do we?
- Brain matter, neurotransmitters,
the lymphatic system.
- Well, what if there was a leak?
What if the personality leaked
into other genetic material?
How much do you know exactly?
- We know.
- Huh, that's reassuring.
(suspenseful music)
- [Kurt] This is it, the
cannon's kept behind that gate.
My powers can't break chains.
- There's no way we're getting in there.
- Yeah, watch me.
(mesh rustling)
(sneakers squeaking)
(Kurt exhales)
(mesh rustling)
(sneakers squeaking)
Ah, there's no way we're getting in there.
- Yeah, and I'm afraid of heights.
- And apparently I'm no acrobat.
- You thinking what I'm thinking?
- I'm thinking about a fearless
little friend that we had.
- Who used to be an acrobat.
- [Guard] What's going on there?
- Let's go, let's go, let's go.
- [Guard] Who could that be?
- Damien, wouldn't you say
that Palidor is behaving
in a rather unreliable way?
- I don't know, Governor Cleary, is he?
- You know it, and I know it,
and we have to do something about it.
- What can we do?
- Well, you know, Damien,
I've been watching you.
- And what have you noticed?
- I've noticed someone who's
doing an admirable job.
I've also noticed someone
whose talents are being wasted.
- (snickers) Yes, I see what you mean.
I have to admit, I hadn't
given it much thought,
but please, continue.
- We live in difficult times,
and we need a different
sort of leadership.
- Such as yours, for example?
(both laughing)
- No, that boat sailed a long time ago,
and people think I'm over the hill anyway.
- Over the hill?
- Yeah.
- (scoffs) No, I've never
heard that said about you.
- Can we cut the pleasantries, please?
Damien, you could replace Palidor.
- (scoffs) Oh, no.
- Yes.
- Really?
- Well, think about it, it's logical.
- But I couldn't get there by myself.
You see, I believe you
underestimate your capacities.
- Well, that may be true.
- Hm, well, what is there to be done?
- Suki, I'm worried sick,
I haven't slept all night.
It was Damien and his cronies
that found that creature.
- [Suki] So what do you want me to do?
- I'm going to introduce you to her.
Tell me what you think of her personality.
It's a little bit feisty,
but that might be an asset
to me, on the other hand,
it could lead me down the road to chaos.
- I thought this graft just
had to do with your being
able to endure the cold?
- But Hamsun and Damien may be in cahoots.
Maybe they're trying to turn
me into a dangerous maniac.
Now, come on, come on.
- (groaning) Palidor, you
already are a dangerous maniac.
- Now, now.
(machines beeping)
(tubes hissing)
I'm going to leave you two alone to talk.
(logo whooshing)
(ice crackling)
(mournful music)
- And then they rounded us up.
There was nothing we could do.
And now, he's got that
experiment about to begin.
They're giving me chemicals
that are making me sick and crazy.
I may not survive it.
Please, please help me.
- I wish I could.
- Tell him I'm not fit.
Tell him I've got all kinds of diseases.
Tell him I'm a pervert.
- He might like that.
- Tell him I'm depressed
and apathetic all the time.
Tell him it's genetic, it's in my blood.
- She's a bad person.
It's a bad idea.
She'll contaminate your entire being.
You'll be reborn, as you say,
but with a totally messed-up mind.
- (chuckling) And you were born
with a big, fat heart of gold.
Suki, I know what you're trying to do.
You're trying to save her.
I'd thought about it,
and then she reminded
me of someone I knew,
and I just discovered who.
- Who?
- It's you, Suki.
This will do me a world of good.
- Where is she, she was
supposed to meet me here?
I gave her two days to
find out about my dad,
and I haven't heard from her.
- Maybe she got in trouble?
Maybe Palidor suspects her,
maybe she's been arrested?
- Oh, no.
(suspenseful, adventurous music)
- Nara, Nara, wake up, Nara.
Palidor wants me to look after you,
but I'm gonna get you out of here,
come on--
- I wanna sleep.
- No, get up, come on.
- Let me sleep forever.
- Get up, get up, come on,
here, get into these clothes.
- Not now.
- Yes, now.
Come on, it's now or never.
(Nara moans)
Just hang in there.
Can't you go any faster?
- No.
- We have to, you just
have to, come on, in there.
Cut it out.
- It's like a kiss, I'm grateful, Suki.
- Okay, don't talk, just walk.
- Suki, where've you been?
We need you, we have to
go get the cannon chamber,
Cal's waiting for you.
Who is she?
- Uh, a woman, a woman of the cold.
(dramatic music)
Just look after her, will you?
- Yeah, yeah.
Hey, I'm Kurt.
- I'm Nara.
- [Cal] Come on, it's the
only way to get to the cannon.
Suki, at least let me give you a boost.
(suspenseful, adventurous music)
(chains clanging)
(shoes squeaking)
(mesh rustling)
(melancholy, inspirational music)
- Good.
(Nara swallowing)
You're back.
- Did they make it?
- Yeah, they did.
So did you.
- [Cal] Now, it's time to go find my dad.
(logo whooshing)
(ice crackling)
(suspenseful, adventurous music)
(Multicom Jingle)
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