Roswell, New Mexico (2019) s01e13 Episode Script

Recovering the Satellites

1 Previously on Roswell, New Mexico MAX: 50 years after the incident, I woke up in here.
We had no memories or rudimentary skills.
LIZ: I know my sister was murdered by an alien.
I think there's a fourth alien in Roswell.
It's Noah.
- Did you love Rosa Ortecho? - Of course I did.
ISOBEL: He's got Liz's serum coursing through his veins It'll kill him.
MICHAEL: Some smoke bomb went off in my jacket pocket.
This yellow powder is rendering us powerless.
Why do I know you? - MICHAEL: She's my - ALEX: Your mother.
We have ten minutes to get out of this building.
Grab everything that you can.
Hard drives, anything.
Are you all capable of electrostatic discharge, releasing energy intentionally? If you can heal with electricity, can you also harm? NOAH: Kills make us stronger.
You could be strong if you weren't so afraid of yourself.
Destruction is power.
You felt like a god.
Liz, give me the antidote.
This is the end of Noah's story.
Not until I get some answers.
We need to get him the antidote.
- MAX: That's not gonna happen.
- MICHAEL: This is how - it's gonna go, Max.
- (THUNDER RUMBLING) LIZ: When I committed my life to science, I stopped believing in magic in fairy tales with happy endings in gods (DISTANT THUNDER CRASHES) and in ghosts.
But then I met a demon, a creature who could possess an innocent.
So I can't help but ask: if the devil is real, what else walks amongst us? Listen to me, Michael.
There is nothing Noah has to say that is worth keeping him alive.
I had a family, Max.
(THUNDER RUMBLING) I had a mother.
I saw her.
She's been a few miles away our whole lives at some prison called Caulfield being tortured, - and we never knew.
- What? How There are survivors from the 1947 crash.
There were survivors.
They all just got flambéed on the order of Alex Manes's father.
Listen, if there's any chance Noah knows anything about this, we we have to take that chance.
Think about what he did to Isobel.
Whatever you saw out there, I am so sorry.
But Noah is not the answer you're looking for.
He's not.
(CRYING): My my mom was.
But he's all we got.
Look, he's weak.
He's weak.
He'll never be able to stand up to both of us if we work together.
We can keep our guns on him.
We give him the antidote and we torture the information out of him.
It's too risky.
We are minutes away from this guy being a bad memory.
(CHUCKLES SOFTLY) You're not gonna shoot me.
(BREATH SHUDDERING) (PANTING) He's the only chance we have to know about our family.
I know my family.
You are my family! I am so sorry, but I need him dead.
I don't care what you need! (BREATH SHUDDERS) - (GRUNTS) - Where's the antidote? I know you stole some from Liz's lab.
In the cave, - with my pod.
- Let's go, then.
(GRUNTS) Come on, get up.
Let's go! (WHISPERS): Hey.
Come on.
I need you.
Long day, and I am trying to forget everything about being an adult for a little while.
- Mm.
- Mm-hmm.
I always loved this.
When did your mom give it to you? High school graduation.
She took it off her neck, put it on mine.
Do you know what this flower is? Mm-mm.
It's rare.
It only grows in one spot - in the Libyan desert.
- Weird.
How do you know that? I found this yellow powder.
I had a sample tested, and it's a pollen.
Uh, it's a long story.
It's boring, science-y.
It's a family heirloom.
Mom always said it protected us from evil.
Used to remind me of the long line of badass women I come from.
Used to? Guerin fixed it, and now it just reminds me of his stupid face, stupid voice, stupid hands Oh, my God.
Oh, my God! - No.
Oh, my God, you - Don't, don't, don't say it.
It doesn't matter, because Alex is in love with him, so Yeah.
Guerin is Alex's museum guy.
That's a lot.
(LAUGHS SOFTLY) That's a lot.
Um have you talked to Alex, told him how you feel? No, I just I feel so guilty.
You can't choose who you fall for.
Love is scary.
If we could choose, we wouldn't fall at all, and what's the fun in that? You can't be guilty of something you can't control.
(SOFTLY): Yeah.
(DOOR CLOSES, FOOTSTEPS APPROACH) ALEX: We agreed to go over the Caulfield hard drives in the morning.
Yeah, well, turns out I couldn't sleep.
I thought I'd get a head start.
There's security camera footage on the drives I stole.
That's Subject N-38.
The alien that can give a man stage IV brain cancer.
The monster that killed your father.
That's my father.
He was pushed.
And that is the monster who killed him.
(THUNDER ROLLING) Welcome back to town, sir.
Master Sergeant.
I'm sorry I failed you at Caulfield.
Ah, we had our research backed up.
We weren't keeping the bomb prototype on the premises anyway.
Let's be honest, those specimens weren't gonna last much longer.
Now I'm more concerned about the unwanted visitors who survived the Caulfield explosion.
Unwanted visitors? It was Alex, Dad.
What was I supposed to do? (THUNDER RUMBLING) We'll handle your brother in due time.
But first there's another loose end I have to tie up.
MAX (ON PHONE): You've reached Max Evans.
Please leave a message.
If this is an emergency, please call 911.
(BEEP) Max, hey.
Uh, wanted to see if it's done.
Uh, the handprint faded.
I can't feel him anymore.
Thought you might want to know.
I'm coming back to your place.
I'll bring food and milkshakes.
(PRESSING BUTTONS) ("FADE INTO YOU" BY MAZZY STAR PLAYING) I want to hold the hand Inside you I want to take The breath that's true (BELL DINGS) We're closed! Fade How about a cherry cola? I look to you and I see nothing (THUNDER RUMBLING) I look to you To see the truth (BREATH TREMBLES) You look like her, but you're nothing like Rosa.
She's hope and fire.
I felt you through the handprint.
You're jaded and so guilty (GASPS) Aw, come on, you know better.
Hey, bud.
Come on, bud.
Michael will be fine.
I healed him.
We should get out of here before he wakes up.
I'll explain in the car.
What? Let's go.
- Liz.
Thank God.
Are you okay? Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Noah's on the loose.
He's not, actually.
I have him in my freezer.
I dosed him with the pollen, but I didn't have much.
I don't know how long it's gonna last, Max.
(NOAH GRUNTS) This won't end well for you! You just put a lion in a paper cage! MAX: Okay, Isobel and I are on our way.
Get out of there.
I'm not leaving.
If he gets out, we need to stop him before he kills someone.
Liz, go.
Just get here.
What are you gonna do when your imbecile father comes down for breakfast in the morning, huh? I'll fry him like bacon.
Rosa loved her family.
She would be disgusted by you.
You didn't deserve to know her.
You don't know her.
She didn't tell you her secrets, Liz.
She told me.
It's true, Liz.
You know she made your mother leave? She told her never to come back or she'd tell you and Arturo the truth.
What truth? About her father.
Rosa isn't Arturo Ortecho's daughter.
Your mother knew it, too.
- She knew all along - Shut up! That Rosa is a Valenti.
Would you look at that? (PANTING) Wore off quick.
Rosa isn't yours, Liz.
- She's mine.
- (CRIES OUT) She will always be mine.
He got out.
I'm coming to you.
No, I-I'm fine.
Noah needs to kill to regain his strength.
Somebody will die if you don't stop him now.
I think I know where he might be.
Call it a loving wife's intuition.
Are you sure you're okay, Liz? Yes.
I'm fine.
Stay safe.
I'm sorry.
Folks don't look where they're going where you're from? Where do you think that is? Just curious.
Mexico? (GASPS) (EXHALES) (THUNDER RUMBLING) - (GASPS) - Sorry it took me so long.
I swear I was being followed.
I had to lose the guy.
Tonight's been hell.
Liz? Noah.
- Needle and thread.
- Uh, linen closet upstairs.
My mom's old kit.
Kyle, don't wake my dad.
(THUNDER RUMBLING) How'd you know he was here? Iz.
Please stay in the car.
Maximo, what took you so long? Isobel.
Iso Stop.
BOTH: Isobel can't come to the phone right now.
Neat trick, huh? You made her bring me here.
She was traumatized, so I snuck into her beautiful mind.
You're fast, cowboy, but I'm faster.
See, if you practiced, - you'd be better at this.
- (GRUNTS) What are you doing to me? (GROANS) Tying your intestines in a knot.
(CRIES OUT) Hurts, doesn't it? The whole duel to the death at high noon thing is fun, man, but any redneck can work a gun.
(GASPING) I prefer to get creative.
KYLE: We should be at the hospital.
(GRUNTS) They'd make me answer too many questions.
I'm fine.
We don't have time for all that.
All that anesthesia.
Those sanitary instruments.
He said I didn't know Rosa.
He said she was your father's daughter.
And that she died knowing that, and she never told me.
M-Maybe she just couldn't find the right time.
You knew? You lost a sister, too.
What happened? I'm fine.
It's not my blood.
What are you doing here? I I wanted to see you.
Alex, it's a really bad time.
Look I shouldn't have left you behind when I enlisted.
I could I could stand here and tell you that I didn't want to leave, but I did.
After what my dad did to you, I just, I I wanted to be the kind of person who won battles.
It felt good.
But now I-I look in the mirror, and I-I don't even see myself sometimes.
I see my father.
I'm still fighting his battles.
Not mine.
(GRUNTS) NOAH: You're gonna die.
(GROANS) (PANTING) I have to go.
I have to go.
I have to go.
Come back tomorrow.
We can talk then.
(PANTING) Isobel.
She won't wake up for a while.
It's hard on her body, being inhabited.
But she likes it rough sometimes.
I am going to kill you.
Why are you keeping us alive? Huh? What are you leveraging us for? The alighting.
They're coming for us, Maximo.
I'd hoped we could go as a family, but (BLOWTORCH IGNITES) - plans change.
- What's the alighting? - Who are they? - I told you when we left.
Our home was ravaged by war.
They are the ones who were victorious.
Whichever side won, they'd never just leave us here.
Well they'd never leave you here.
(HIGH-PITCHED RINGING) Why me? What do they want with me? You're the savior.
Now that you're all grown up, they'll come.
Maybe not this year or the next, but it doesn't matter.
I've had my fun with the three of you.
Now it's time to put you back in the pods so when they come, I'll be waiting to trade you for a ride home.
You got it all wrong.
I'm no savior.
You have no idea what you're capable of.
You're like a human.
Using a tiny percentage of your potential, believing you only have one kind of power.
Unlock your mind, and you could be a god.
I'm not.
Come on! All those books, and you haven't figured religion out? You haven't guessed who those stories are really about? Strange creatures with familiar features coming down from the heavens.
Parting the seas.
Striking people down with bolts of lightning.
(GRUNTING) (COUGHS) You're having a heart attack.
When they come for you, they'll want you alive.
But barely will do.
Are you okay? I'm not I'm not strong enough.
(THUNDER RUMBLING) Hold him off, Michael.
(GROANING) (PANTING) (SHOUTS) We are Ophiuchus, Max.
The man and the serpent, the serpent and the man.
They're not killing each other.
They are one! (GASPS) (GRUNTING) Max! (GRUNTING) (YELLING) - (THUNDER FADES) - (PANTS) It's over, isn't it? Yes.
I just had one last thing to say to you.
You're not my person, Noah.
That's why I never wanted to tell you my secret.
I don't love you.
I never did.
Take care of her, Isobel.
(DISTORTED YELLING) (NOAH YELLING) (BODY THUDS) (THUNDER CRASHING) Rifle? Semiautomatic pistol? I just want a gun.
No background check? (CHUCKLES) Where do you think you are, son, California? You hit your head or something? You look messed up.
I'm not the kind of guy who buys a gun.
A few months ago I was a surgeon on my way to my high school reunion, and now I got a dead sister and a dad who was killed by his closest friend.
(SCOFFS) And by the way, I have this feeling that guy's following me, even though he's in friggin' Africa.
So I'm losing it.
(CHUCKLES) You know I used to be a real dick.
And then my dad died, and I started living by his code.
But it turns out being a good person doesn't matter.
Do no harm, they say.
And then the world's on fire and you're sitting there with your thumb up your ass because you don't want to do damage.
So I'm done with the code.
Screw the code.
Look, it's late, and you're obviously in a bad way.
Look, so you won't sell me the gun? My friend, it is your God-given right as an American citizen to protect yourself.
It's just, uh, I can knock off 25 bucks for the "family and friends" deal, 'cause I'm sympathetic to your plight.
ISOBEL: I got into his head right before he died.
What? Why? I had to tell him something.
All you've wanted for years was to be honest with him.
At least you were, in the end.
That's a good thing, Iz.
I told him I never loved him.
So the last thing I ever said to him was a lie.
He said something to me, though.
"Take care of her.
" It doesn't make any sense.
A lot of answers died with Noah.
And a lot of evil.
I mean, come on, guys, this is a win.
We don't need his answers.
Why you're here doesn't have anything to do with our past or where we come from.
Why you're here is about our future.
Quit looking in your rearview mirror, Michael.
(EXHALES) What are you doing? You don't need to live in the past.
No, no, don't, no.
Please! You don't need the pain to remind you of who you are.
(RUMBLING) (RUMBLING STOPS) (SHUDDERING BREATHS) (GASPS SOFTLY) Max, people-people-people will notice.
This is Roswell.
Max? Max! Max? MAX (IN DISTANCE): Liz? (INTRO TO "CARRY YOU" BY NOVO AMOR PLAYING) (PANTING) Taught how To celebrate it - All out - LIZ: Oh! I'd replicate your pain Climb down If only for It's okay.
It's done, he's gone, and he's not coming back.
Are you okay? I'm better than I have been in a long time.
What? It's okay.
- Liz - I'm fine.
Nothing hurts.
Please don't stop.
Shallow But full in all your veins Shadowed By every other weight Hollow A doubt can make it Borrowed A love that never came What are you doing? Do it.
- No.
I shouldn't - Please.
I want you to feel what I feel for you.
I never strayed Let it bury you away In all your blame In all your pain I will carry you.
ISOBEL: He must have a secret hideout somewhere.
He told you he was hiding more antidote in a cave.
Well, it's got to be around here somewhere.
He was the only person I ever loved.
What does that say about me? Nothing.
(BIRDS CHIRPING) We're defined by what we can control.
Love is out of control.
Love is the worst thing that ever happened to me, and I was in a spaceship crash.
You know you never want to talk about Alex Manes, but you do realize that my romantic troubles now officially trump your flimsy little closet, right? He knows everything.
His family is involved in the conspiracy that tortured and killed the other aliens.
He's tangled up in all these terrible memories in my life, and I love him.
I probably always will.
But lately that love just hurts.
Coming back to him, it always feels like a crash landing.
Maybe Max is right.
Maybe it's time we stop looking back and start looking forward.
(GASPS) Oh Rosa.
(SIGHS): All right, I get it.
Now that you've had me, the mystery's gone.
(LAUGHS) And you're just gonna take off and leave me - Mm.
- Utterly debauched - (LAUGHS) - and entirely alone.
Mm, you got me.
This whole time I was just trying to get into your pants.
It was the uniform, frankly.
- Mm.
- Mm-hmm.
(PHONE CHIMES) - That's yours.
- Isobel? She's been through a nightmare, Max.
Go see your sister.
And I'm going to see mine.
I can come with you.
I got to go on my own.
(SIGHS) You know, I always thought if I had all the answers, I would feel better, but somehow now that the mystery is solved, that the villain is vanquished and that it's all really over she feels even more gone.
(SIGHS): I just I got to get used to this whole new kind of grief.
And I got to do that on my own.
I knew you were gonna (GRUNTS) (GROANS) Say hello to Jim for me, son.
(BOTH GRUNT) (COUGHS) (GRUNTS) (GASPS, GROANS) (GRUNTS) Bulletproof vest, huh? Nicely done.
I wanted to buy a gun but I couldn't do it.
I'm not like you.
I'm not a killer.
Oh, so you you know about your dad.
An alien killed his daughter, and he still wanted to shut Caulfield down.
The alien that killed Rosa wasn't in your torture chamber.
You tried to cover up the kills.
And your dad conducted the cover-ups.
I wanted them exposed.
(SIGHS) I wanted the American people to arm Ah! Barbiturates.
You're about to enter a medically-induced coma, Master Sergeant.
Don't worry.
I'll get you to the hospital before any of your vital organs shut down.
I hope your doctor's a real man of honor.
Someone with a code.
Though, I suppose, it depends on what their version of honor is.
One nation's soldier is another's terrorist.
Isn't that right, Master Sergeant? He's had her here all this time? How? Dug her up, maybe? Or body-snatched someone who works at the morgue, made them deliver her fresh.
- Does it matter? - I-I need to call Liz.
And tell her what, exactly? That all this time, Rosa's been some naked, burned-up trophy on display? Maybe we don't put it like that.
I can't keep this secret from her.
This will haunt her nightmares.
What if? How long do you think she was dead before he put her in there? Max, you tried to save her ten years ago.
What-what if we're only using a-a piece of our potential? What if we could unlock more? You mean, like different powers? Or stronger ones; Noah was more powerful than us.
Stop! You can't resurrect a girl that's been dead a decade.
We can't undo the past.
We can make a plan, once things settle, to give Rosa a proper burial, once we-we take the time to just be normal.
Happy, maybe.
Yeah, as much as we love this town Hey, DeLuca.
Hell, it ain't always that way Bringing us right back down Let me guess, you, uh, you're closed? And I had my eye on a pretty girl Once in a while She was looking back at me She'd come and go like the CTA And every time I had her, well, I thought she'd stay No.
We're, um we're open, actually.
That's good.
We really need to - BOTH: Talk.
- Yeah.
(LAUGHS) Yeah.
We will.
Uh, first, you you mind if I? Sure.
(LAUGHS) (LAUGHS) (SIGHS) If you can, uh, hear me you probably know I don't believe you can actually hear me.
And I think I'm an idiot for talking to a rock.
(SIGHS) But you believed in something.
You believed in a God who put a cage around your heart to protect it, so here I am.
I wonder how am I I'm in love with Max Evans.
I never said it.
(GRUNTS) Probably 'cause a tiny 17-year-old piece of me thought you might hear it.
I haven't forgotten what he did to you.
And I felt so guilty for loving him.
But I do love him.
I won't go And he loves me.
I wish you had the chance to have someone love you, Rosa, purely, without expectation or entitlement.
Until you're resting here (SCREAMING) I wish you had time to let your heart out of its cage.
And I wish Oh Ah, I wish I could just call you, and tell you everything, but (GASPS) They might wake me from this dream Max.
And I can't leave this bed Risk forgetting all that's been Oh, I am what I am I'll do what I want But I can't hide I won't go I won't sleep I can't breathe Until you're resting here with me I won't leave I can't hide I cannot be Until you're resting here I won't go I won't sleep I can't breathe Until you're resting here I won't leave I can't hide I cannot be Until you're resting here - With me - (GROANING) (SCREAMING) Oh, I am what I am I'll do what I want Max.
But I can't hide Max! ROSA: Liz? I won't sleep I can't breathe Until you're resting here with me I won't leave I can't hide I cannot be Until you're resting here With me (BOTH GASPING) (CRYING) (PANTS) Oh, I am what I am How? I-I I don't understand.
Oh (CRYING): Don't be afraid.
I'm here.
Okay? I'm here.
It's gonna be okay.
(ROSA CRYING) I won't sleep I can't breathe Until you're resting here with me Rosa, where's Max? I can't hide I cannot be Until you're resting here Max.
Hey, Max.
(CRYING): Wake up.
I won't sleep I can't breathe (SOBBING) No.
Come on! (CRYING): Come on.
(SOBBING) I cannot be Until you're resting here with me.

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