Reverie (2018) s01e07 Episode Script

The Black Mandala

1 Reverie.
A virtual reality program where the impossible becomes possible.
Anything you desire you can find here.
But sometimes, people get lost.
Caught between fantasy and reality.
That's where she comes in.
Her name is Mara Kint.
HER JOB: find the lost ones and bring them home.
And maybe by saving them, she just might find a way to save herself.
[DOORKNOB CLICKS] [SWEEPING ORCHESTRAL MUSIC] Previously on "Reverie.
" - Chris? - Hi, Mara.
Good guy.
He and Mara worked a few cases together.
Were they a couple? You know me better than to expect an answer to that.
I thought you were an investor in Onira-Tech.
You work for the Army? Defense department.
We own 30% of Onira-Tech.
I'm trying to put the pieces back together again, but there's still some unfinished business.
I know.
Okay, what is this surprise? - Wait for it.
- Okay.
- Okay, we're here.
- Okay.
[GRUNTS] [EXHALES] [HEAVY BREATHING] [ETHEREAL MUSIC] [EXHALING] [GASPS] How are you doing that? [STRAINED] I've been working on it for weeks.
Defying gravity.
But wait a minute.
I thought you said we couldn't fly in Reverie.
[HEAVY BREATHING] Oh! [LAUGHS] I said we can't fly yet, because we don't have any foundation for believing that we can.
Everything that we know or think we know tells us that this is impossible.
But in here, everything is possible.
All you have to do is believe, and practice.
Okay, but leaning ain't flying.
Quite right, thank you for pointing that out, Mara.
The problem is, is that I haven't been able to quiet the left side of my brain.
Instinct kicks in.
So what I need to remember is the most important thing, which is? None of this is real.
Exactly.
And that's why you're here.
You're gonna remind me.
Remind you? That none of this is real.
Stand over there.
Okay.
None of this is real.
- I'm not gonna fall.
- You are not gonna fall.
[HEAVY BREATHING] - I'm not gonna fall.
- You're not gonna fall.
- None of this is real.
- None of this is real.
- None of this is real.
- None of this is real! - Ahh! - [LAUGHS] None of this is real! [LAUGHS] - Yeah, yeah! - [LAUGHS] - None of this is real! - Oh, no.
- No! [GRUNTS] [CHUCKLES] Are you all right? [GROANS] I think the flying's gonna need some work.
Oh, no, really? Oh, you think? - You think? - [LAUGHS] [BOTH LAUGHING] Do you always practice in the forest? Well, I prefer a soft landing.
See you back at the office.
[WHOOSHING] [SPARKING] [OMINOUS MUSIC] [DOORKNOB CLICKS] [SPARKING] [GASPS] [DARK TONES] [SCREAMING] Please, someone help! Please, help! I think I know what happened.
Hello? What are you doing? Help! Somebody, please help! Hello? Who is it? Who are you? My name is Mara.
What's yours? Ehmet.
Can you help me? Please? I need to get out of here.
Oh, um [GRUNTS] I [STAMMERS] I can't get in.
I'm sorry.
Can you at least tell me where I am? You don't know? No.
When they took me, they they put me in a van and they blindfolded me.
I-I black out, I wake up, I'm here.
What do you mean, "They took you?" You didn't put yourself here? Why would I put myself in this place? Ehmet, um Have you heard of the program Reverie? What program? What do you mean? Okay, I know this is gonna sound crazy, but you're in a computer program.
None of this is real.
That room, um, this warehouse, it's all virtual.
It's all in your head.
You are lying.
Just like the soldier.
What soldier? He says tell them what I know about the attack on the air base, and he'll let me go.
But when I tell him I don't know anything, he won't let me leave.
He says he's with US military, and I am enemy combatant.
Ehmet, we're gonna work this out, all right? First of all, you can leave.
All you have to do is say the word Exitus.
What? Just say Exitus, and you'll be out of this program and back into the real world.
I promise.
Exitus.
I knew it! You are lying! No, no, no, no.
No, no, no.
I'm not lying.
Wait, wait.
Watch this.
Watch.
Exitus.
What is going on? You lied.
You're not here to help.
You're one of them.
Ehmet, listen to me.
Please, I [WHIRRING] Oh, no, no, no.
[BUZZING] No, wait.
Wait! Wait, Ehmet! Can you hear me? I'll be back, I promise! Okay? I promise! [BUZZING] [HEAVY BREATHING] [WHIRRING] [GASPING] Where were you? I I don't know.
No, it was an old warehouse, and it was abandoned.
It might have been based on one of our haunted house designs.
But this was being used as a prison.
And there was a kid in there.
He was handcuffed and just pleading for help.
Are you sure it wasn't an avatar? A surprising amount of people enjoy acting out savior fantasies.
I have seen plenty of avatars.
This kid was real.
Did he say who put him in there? Uh He mentioned that there was a soldier that kept coming in and questioning him.
Oh, he was being interrogated? - About what? - Hold on, slow down.
How did Mara end up in this Reverie in the first place? Could be a case of East Berlin.
East Berlin? Crossed Reveries.
There are literally thousands of Reveries running on our servers at any one time.
Each one has its own IP address.
- Occasionally - Very occasionally.
Very occasionally, these addresses will get crossed.
People end up in the wrong fantasy.
First time it happened, the clients expected to appear in Fiji and turned up in East Berlin in 1957.
It's a one in a million glitch.
Okay, so, if that Reverie crossed with ours accidentally, could you find it a second time? Could you, like, send me in there deliberately? Probably.
We'd have to identify the other user first.
Hey, Dylan, what do you get when you search the name Ehmet? Um E-H-M-E-T? Ehmet is a popular given name in Turkey.
Also Syria.
A search returns approximately 570,000 hits.
He's gotta have a family, right? They're probably doing everything they can to find him.
Dylan, look for postings of Ehmet paired with words like arrested, abducted, lost, kidnapped Yes, thank you.
I have to warn you.
I'm not sure chasing this is a good idea.
Too much we don't know.
Charlie, he was He was desperate.
And I promised I'd come back.
Here you go.
[ELECTRONIC TRILLING] Dylan, stop.
Go back.
That's it.
That's him.
That's the kid that I saw.
Ehmet Alwad is a Syrian refugee living in Canada.
16 years old.
He's been missing for one week.
According to the poster, he was detained at the Los Angeles airport by US Customs.
And who posted this? His brother, Kareem Alwad.
We found something.
The IP address isn't registered to a person.
It's registered to the government.
Now who do we know who knows something about the military using Reverie? And how exactly did you learn about this? Let's just say we did.
Is it true, Monica? Are you using Reverie for interrogation? There's a pilot program underway.
It's not mine; I don't oversee it.
I didn't even know if it was fully operational.
That's not what Reverie was designed to do.
Oh, no, no.
It's perfect for it.
You just pull a suspect into Reverie and you can do whatever you want.
Keep them off balance.
Rough 'em up.
And never leave a mark.
There won't even be proof it happened.
No one's getting roughed up.
There are guidelines.
The program is supervised.
By people who don't understand what they're working with.
Do you have any idea how badly you can screw up people's minds with my program if you don't know what you're doing? There's a very short window with a breakthrough like Reverie.
As soon as we make a technological advance, our enemies are figuring out how to counter it.
Right now we have the advantage.
There's no discussion.
You have a contract.
There's nothing you can do.
Monica, you said you wanted to use Reverie to help soldiers with PTSD.
I do.
But I don't run the Defense Department.
[CELL PHONE RINGING] - Hey.
- Hey, you busy? Uh, kind of.
I've been thinking about you.
Can we talk later? Sure.
All right, I'll try back.
How's it going? Not good.
Whoever's running the military version's tweaked the code.
- I could really use some - Monica Shaw is evil.
Everything she says is evil.
Whatever you're doing to get Ehmet out, I'm in.
Help.
What's the problem? I'm trying to re-link our server address sub-program with the military version, but the gates aren't You're doing it all wrong.
She, uh She works better alone.
So, why do you think they wanna talk to Ehmet, anyway? Well, I've been looking into that.
He said that the soldier kept asking him about an attack on an Air Force base.
Nine months ago, there was an attack on an American base in Turkey, and the investigation uncovered a terrorist organization that was targeting Syrian refugees and then trying to radicalize them.
And you believe they think Ehmet's part of that? Yeah, but he says he doesn't know anything about it.
Are you sure he's telling the truth? - Paul - A mate of mine lost his leg in the London Tube bombing.
I don't like the military using our program, but I also don't like people trying to kill me because I don't believe in their God.
Are you sure we're helping someone who deserves it? If he were lying, he'd have a coherent story.
He could barely talk, Paul.
He's too scared to be lying.
Okay.
But even if you can get him out, the trace on the IP address has been blocked.
We don't know where his actual body is.
They still have him in custody.
So you'll just have to find him.
How do you propose I do that? Hey, I made the connection.
They're good.
It wasn't easy, but I secured a Mandala at the entry point.
Since Exitus won't work, the Mandala is your only way out of the program.
How long will the connection last? Long enough, but whoever's doing their coding has made changes.
You might find surprises.
Apertus.
[BEEPING] - Apertus.
- [BEEPING] Okay, what is going on? More than two users can't be in the same Reverie at once, - so - Someone else is in there with him right now.
The interrogator.
- [FOOTSTEPS] - [KEYS RATTLING] Mara? [CREAKING] [FOREBODING MUSIC] Who's Mara? [DOOR SLAMS] Kareem? Hi.
Thanks for talking to me.
- Mara.
- Of course.
- Yeah.
- Do I understand you have seen Ehmet? Spoken to him? - Yes.
- Is he all right? He's alive.
He's not in any physical pain.
- Sorry, do you mind if - Yeah, no, no, no, please.
And, uh What does Onira-Tech have to do with immigration? Nothing at all, actually.
But I'm committed to getting Ehmet released.
- Thank you.
- Yeah.
Thank you.
You both speak English very well.
That couldn't have been by accident.
Our father studied engineering at the University of Michigan.
He wanted us to study here as well, so he insisted we learn.
Well, that sounds like a very loving dad.
Yeah, he was.
He, uh He died while we were getting out of Syria.
I'm so sorry.
Kareem, the people that are holding Ehmet believe that he has ties to a terrorist group.
Do you have any idea why they would think that? None.
Ehmet is terrified of violence.
Some days we couldn't leave our house because of the snipers in the street.
We left Damascus for a refugee camp.
Then fled to Greece.
Our boat sank.
We all nearly died.
And then we had to pay people off to get tickets to come to North America.
Join a terrorist group? That's what we were running away from.
Do you know how he was taken into custody? I bought him a ticket to visit.
Immigration took him once he got off the plane.
And now ICE won't admit if they have him.
That's why I created the web site.
[CELL PHONE RINGS] I'm so sorry.
Just one second.
Hey, Paul, what's up? The Reverie's open, but we don't know how long it'll stay that way.
I've been monitoring the military IP address.
There's been a dip in traffic, which usually means that the user has left.
So I can get back in.
Well, let's hope so.
And we haven't been able to access the voice commands.
And what this means is Exitus will not get you out.
You have to make it to the Mandala, or you'll be stuck.
Did you put in everything I asked for? It should all be in there, but Mara, remember what I told you about surprises.
- Yes.
- Be careful.
Alexis, I didn't know you cared.
[SIGHS] Apertus.
[BEEPING] [WATER DRIPPING] Yes, Alexis.
[TENSE MUSIC] Ehmet? Ehmet.
I told you I'd come back.
Hang in there, okay? [TOOLS CLANKING] [GRUNTING] [GASPS] Okay, okay.
Ehmet.
[GRUNTING] Here's what we have to do.
Get away! Okay, all right, all right.
The soldier told me.
You're lying.
You told him I was here? This is real.
Just like I thought.
You want to confuse me.
No, this is not real.
He is lying to you, Ehmet.
I'm here to help you.
Get away! Stay away from me! Okay.
All right, all right, okay, okay.
Ehmet! Ehmet! - Okay.
- Charlie.
Monica.
This is Drew Sullivan.
Drew, Charlie Ventana.
And to what do I owe the pleasure? Not sure pleasure's the word.
I need to talk to you about Mara Kint.
This is Mr.
Sullivan.
I'll let him explain why he's here.
You with the Army? As an employee.
I'm a independent contractor.
I understand you're aware of the pilot program we're running at Defense with Reverie.
Well, there's been a problem.
We've identified a rogue user that's inserted herself into the program, and as long as she's in it, we're blocked from entering.
I have reason to believe it is Mara Kint.
Is that correct? Mara? Haven't seen her.
- Alexis? - Nope.
Sorry, can't help you.
Let me be clear.
I'm investigating a credible terrorist threat.
If you obstruct that investigation in any way, you'll be charged with providing material support for terrorism.
Hello, hello.
- What? - That's right.
You don't have a terrorist on your hands.
He's a boy.
We confiscated Ehmet's passport in a terrorist bunker.
And boys are fitted with suicide vests all the time.
So I'll ask this again.
Tell the truth, or you'll be brought up on charges.
No bluff.
Where is Mara Kint? I, um Think she said she was going to the aquarium, right? You have no idea what you're doing.
No, you don't.
You don't know anything about our program.
You are literally destroying someone's mind.
Talk to your people.
This is a mess.
And I can't protect you from the consequences.
Get Mara out of there.
Mara told Paul that they're talking to this kid about an attack on an air base in Turkey.
Is that what this is about? Yes.
And if he had something to do with it, God help you.
Well done, Alexis, telling him off like that.
Thanks.
Also, I hacked his phone.
You what? Yeah, with radio frequency identification, you don't need a phone number to gain access.
Just proximity.
I'm into Sullivan's GPS.
We know where he goes, we know where they're holding Ehmet.
Paul, how's Mara doing? Her EEG's fine, but she's been in there longer than we expected.
Something's not going as planned.
Ehmet? [WATER DRIPPING] Ehmet, can you hear me? Ehmet? Ehmet? [HEAVY BREATHING] Stay away.
I won't hurt you.
Ehmet I'm here to help.
Believe me.
[LATCH CLOSES] I don't know what to believe.
I don't think I know what's real anymore.
Ehmet.
Ehmet? I'm real.
It's so hard leaving your home, moving to a new country.
When you've lost everything, nothing makes sense anymore.
But then we find ourselves again.
And the people that know us best.
Like Kareem.
You've seen Kareem? Mmm-hmm.
Yeah, he, um He told me about you.
He told me about everything that you've been through.
How your father wanted you to go to the University of Michigan.
Go Wolverines.
He loves you very much.
He reminds me of, uh, somebody in my life.
Somebody that I pushed away when I was hurting a lot.
And, um And now I'm learning Well, no.
I'm trying to relearn to trust him again.
To trust the people that care about me.
I can take you to Kareem.
But I need you to take your trust in him and to put it in me.
Can you do that? [MUSIC BUILDS] Okay, here.
The Mandala should be up ahead.
Let's go.
It's right up there.
Oh, no.
Stay there.
The people questioning Ehmet think he was involved in an attack in Turkey nine months ago.
That's impossible.
Nine months ago, we were in a refugee camp.
We were hundreds of miles away from Turkey.
Have any proof to show you were there? Paper trail? Paper trail? Of what? Living in a tent? Floating in a raft? How about the refugee camp? They keep records? [SCOFFS] We didn't even have electricity.
Our camp was so medieval, people came to take pictures of it.
Who? Um, journalists wanting to document the lives of the pitiful refugee children.
The plight of the displaced poor.
They took a lot of pictures, but that was it.
- Pictures.
- Mmm.
Hey.
I want you and Dylan to go through any photos that were taken at Al-Dawaz refugee camp.
That's where Ehmet and his family stayed.
Photos? Why? To prove he was there and not in Turkey.
There's gotta be thousands of people at that camp.
You take the chance you're given.
Hey, is Mara out of the program? Not yet.
Those guards real? No, they're avatars.
Digital.
Can they hurt us? Uh, unfortunately, yes.
The Reveries are They're designed to feel real, and then sometimes that involves pain.
But if we If we separate them, we might be able to take them out individually.
Or I could just go back to my cell.
They want me to be a terrorist.
Maybe I should just be a terrorist.
Is that what you are? No.
But they don't care.
At the airport, they treated me like I was a criminal.
Guns pointed, yelling.
I've never done anything criminal in my life.
They wanted to know why my family arrived in Greece without any papers.
But when I tried to explain, they wouldn't listen.
Tell me.
When we left the refugee camp, the boat we escaped in was small.
It didn't take long for water to start pouring in.
Before I knew it, my entire family was floating in the sea.
Papers, food, clothes, everything.
Everything was gone.
[STAMMERS] We were just in the waves, you know? I could see my mom and Kareem, but not my dad.
And I could hear him.
He was calling for us, but His voice just kept getting further and further away.
Then I couldn't hear him anymore.
He was never found.
Oh, Ehmet.
I'm so sorry.
But your father fought to get you out of Syria, right? So he wouldn't want you to stay here.
Let's get out.
Okay? Okay.
[TENSE MUSIC] Okay.
You take that.
[CLICKING] [CLICKING] [WATER SPLASHING] [DOOR CLOSING] [CREAKING] [GRUNTING] [CREAKING] Any sign of the other guard? No.
Okay.
Then he wasn't looking for us.
Let's go.
It's clear.
- [SHOUTING] - [RUMBLING] What is that? I don't know! [CLATTERING] Stop! [GUNFIRE] Go! [GUNFIRE] [BOTH GRUNTING] [BULLET RICOCHETS] [DOOR CLOSES] Are you okay? - Yes, yes, yes.
- Okay.
Are you? Yeah, why? [GRUNTS] [BOTH BREATHING HEAVY] Oh.
[EXHALING] No [BOTH BREATHING HEAVY] (ECHOING) No, this is not real.
This is not real.
I'm not shot.
What is happening? I don't know.
[STAMMERING] They built some kind of a safeguard to keep us from leaving.
That doesn't look good.
[STRAINED] It only looks like it hurts.
It doesn't really, you know, it's all Okay, well, maybe it does just a little bit, but, um But it's only in my mind.
This is all in my mind.
- Okay.
- Okay.
Okay, so if we wanna get out of here, we need to stay calm.
Right? We need to work together.
[BANGING] Come out of there right now! [RATTLING] - What do we do about him? [BANGING] Well? How's the hunt going? We found 12 photojournalists who visited the camp where Ehmet and Kareem stayed.
I've run facial recognition on 2,600 images.
- And? - Nothing.
There were no matches.
Well, it's not surprising.
There's something like 20,000 people in the camp.
- And Mara? - Not great.
Her heart rate's elevated.
Her rapid eye movement She's stressed.
Whatever's going on in there can't be good.
She keeps up like this, I'm gonna have to move her to the medical unit.
Kareem, you've got to think again.
What do you mean? We need proof that you and Ehmet were in that refugee camp.
I told you everything I know.
That's not good enough.
Your brother's life is at stake.
You had a cell phone.
Didn't it record where you were? It went in the ocean when our boat sank.
- With everything else we had.
- People, then.
Did you meet anybody that can say you were there? Other refugees.
Um - And there was a journalist.
- Well, we've tried them.
No, not a photographer.
A, um A filmmaker.
She was shooting a documentary.
Our mother didn't want us to be interviewed, but we tried to get in the background just for fun.
I think she filmed us.
What can you tell me about her? She was British.
And her name was some kind of animal.
Not wolf Fox.
Fox.
We'll work with that.
Yes, I was at the Al-Dawaz camp for about a week.
But we had to move on when the fighting escalated.
Do you remember meeting two brothers, Ms.
Fox? Ehmet and Kareem? Late teens, early 20s? They remember you.
Not really.
I talked to a lot of people.
Did I interview them? No, they'd be in the background.
Could you go through your footage? It's very important.
I'd like to help, but there's hundreds of hours.
It's just me here.
I really don't have the time to look for someone who might be in the background of a shot.
I'm sorry.
Is your footage digitized? Is it searchable? Of course, yeah.
Why? Dylan.
Yes, Charlie? I'd like you to meet Ms.
Fox.
Hello, Ms.
Fox.
Pleased to meet you, Dylan.
Uh, where is he, then? Is he out there? Yes, I can see him.
He's standing about five feet away from that pit.
He's waiting for us to come out.
- Why? - [GRUNTS] Because he knows that we will.
If this is all in our minds, why can't you stop the bleeding? That's a really good question.
Uh I think it has something to do with the difference between what we know and what we believe.
[CHUCKLES] I know that this isn't real, but I just can't quite believe it.
What will happen if If you If I die in here? I'd really rather not find out.
Okay.
Here we go.
I have an idea.
[GRUNTS] I think the guard is here to deal with me.
To keep me from getting you out.
They're not supposed to touch you.
But he shot at both of us.
Yeah, and which one of us got hit? You're the interrogator's responsibility, not the guards'.
What does that mean? It means I'm gonna need you to do something that you probably don't want to.
I'm coming out.
[GUN COCKING] [DOOR CREAKING] Okay.
Here I am, all right? Where's the other one? You know, why does it matter? Right? I'm the one you want.
I'm the one that you want to leave the program.
[GRUNTS] [SCREAMS] [BEEPING] [HEAVY BREATHING] You did it.
Now all we have to figure out is how to get across that.
[GRUNTS] [GRUNTS] [CLACKING] Are you ready? [GROANS] [HEAVY BREATHING] Ehmet, I I can't get across on my own.
I'm gonna need you to help me.
No, no, no, no.
I can't.
- Yes, you can.
- What if I trip or if I fall? You can, you'll be fine.
Come on.
- [GRUNTS] - [GROANS] [SHOUTING] Okay, okay.
Um, wrap your arms around my neck.
- [GROANS] - [GRUNTS] - Are you alright? - [GROANS] You okay? I'm okay.
Oh, I'm great.
Okay.
[BOTH BREATHING HEAVY] Ehmet.
You can do this.
- You got this.
- I can't.
- Yes, you can.
- I can't do it.
Yes you can, yes you can, yes you can.
I can't.
I can't do this.
- I can't do it.
- Yes you can, because I'm gonna remind you, Ehmet.
Remind me of what? Remind you that none of this is real.
Okay? Come on.
You can do this.
That's it, there you go.
Say it with me.
None of this is real.
- None of this is real.
- Believe it, Ehmet.
- Okay.
- Okay.
None of this is real.
Okay? Really believe it.
None of this is real.
And you're not gonna fall.
- None of this is real.
- I'm not going to fall.
- None of this is real.
- None of this is real.
- I'm not going to fall.
- That's right.
None of this is real.
You can do this.
[GROANS] [GRUNTS] Almost there.
[GROANS] - Okay.
[BOTH GRUNTING] You first.
Go.
So just touch that, and then what? And then you'll be back in the real world.
But after that, I don't know.
What if the soldier is waiting for me? Then you think of Kareem.
You think of your dad.
Whatever is going on on the other side, you can handle it.
Okay? And Ehmet? We will be back to get you.
I promise.
- Promise? - I promise.
Okay, go.
Go.
[WHIRRING] [WHIRRING] [GASPS] [GROANS] You made it back.
How'd it go in there? Ehmet's out of the Reverie.
Did you figure out where they're holding him? Yeah, I have good news on that front.
Oh.
That's g Are you all right? What happened? I got shot.
I knew it wasn't real, but I just couldn't control it.
There was so much blood.
Has this happened before? No.
No, it hasn't.
Well, should I be worried? No, no.
We'll just, um We'll look into it.
[ELEVATOR DOOR DINGS] Okay.
[MUTTERS INDISTINCTLY] Mr.
Sullivan.
How'd you find me? Oh, just lucky, I guess.
I have something I want you to see.
What's that? This was shot by a British filmmaker at the refugee camp.
It's time stamped and geotagged for three days before the attack.
Ehmet wasn't anywhere near that airbase.
He'd have to travel 500 miles through hostile territory, find and infiltrate the terrorist group, and then prove himself to them without any training.
In three days.
He's innocent, Sullivan.
And he's underage.
And you're torturing him.
How do you think that's gonna look? He's 18.
If your people told you that, they're wrong.
Be a major headache if this story made it into the press.
Is that a threat? An observation.
Mr.
Ventana, you're wasting my time.
I'm afraid I don't agree, Drew.
I've passed the footage on to the staff of the Joint Chiefs.
They're quite concerned about what you're doing.
And the public perception of it.
There's new evidence the confiscated passports were forged, coupled with the ongoing consensus that we should re-evaluate the program.
We need to talk.
Charlie, would you excuse us? Of course.
That was badass.
Yes, it was.
[PHONE CHIMES] Mara, there's someone here to see you.
[GROANS] [CRYING] I don't know how to thank you.
You saved my life.
We saved each other.
Not many people could go through what you did and come out the other side.
You are strong, Ehmet.
Don't you let anybody tell you otherwise.
[CRYING] I was so worried.
Is the bartender on duty? Absolutely.
[BOTH LAUGHING] They're suspending the interrogation program.
For the time being.
I thought you'd be happy about that.
Well, that's not why I'm smiling.
[CHUCKLES] I'm just remembering something Alexis said.
What's that? The odds of two Reveries crossing accidentally are one in a million.
The odds of it happening while Mara just happened to be in the program, well That's impossible.
Mmm, I guess she got lucky.
Or the whole thing was orchestrated by someone who had knowledge of both programs.
Someone who just happened to have a Ph.
D in computer science.
Whatever are you implying, Charles? You didn't like the interrogation program any more than we did.
You saw the potential for abuse.
So you made sure Mara found out about it.
And how could I do that? I'd be interfering with a national security operation.
I'd lose my job.
That's why you got us to shut it down for you.
Kill the program.
Protect yourself.
And make sure you weren't cut out of the conversation.
[CHUCKLES] Genius.
You give me too much credit.
Not possible.
- That's all I have these days.
- Not a problem.
[BOTH CHUCKLE] I'm glad you asked me over.
- Yeah.
- Yeah.
- Mmm-hmm.
- So it was a good day? Yeah, it was.
Um There was this, um, this refugee kid, and it's kind of hard to explain, but I was able to help him.
Okay, well, we We We were able to help him, but It just felt like such a team effort.
It was so satisfying.
[LAUGHS] Been a long time since you felt that way? Since I felt like I could feel that way.
I don't know what it is, Chris.
[LAUGHS] Something's changing.
I just I feel it.
I f I feel Myself opening up.
I saw Ray since I saw you last time.
- Your brother-in-law? - Mmm-hmm.
In the hospital.
I'd never seen him before.
I don't even know why I went.
I just Felt like I had to.
Oh, and I got shot.
- What? - Yeah.
- Are you okay? - Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Right there.
It was pretty bloody.
But it turned into a bruise, and Paul was kinda freaked out at first, but I was like, "You know what? I'm not gonna worry about it.
" Because sometimes you're just ready for whatever comes.
You You must have been looking for me [MOANS] Is this okay Sending smoke signals Pelicans circling Mm, mm, mm