Titans (2018) s02e01 Episode Script

Trigon

1 [THEME MUSIC PLAYING] [RACHEL] Previously on Titans It's you.
- I'm not sure - You're the boy from the circus.
Your parents I watched them fall.
Can you help me? Trigon.
This being was summoned to Earth - to conceive a daughter.
- Rachel.
She is the doorway that he can walk through.
Earth will be the first planet that he will cover in his darkness.
We need a doctor in here! We need to find Jason Todd.
Rachel needs our help.
[RACHEL] He's dying.
Your father, he could save Gar.
Bring him to me.
Bring him home.
[SCREAMS] [RACHEL GRUNTS] [TRIGON] My child.
I'm finally home.
[DONNA] What the fuck is going on? - It's shimmering.
- Dick, wait! Is it time to eat the world? [TRIGON] Not until her heart breaks.
Dick, please talk to me.
[TRIGON] This was not my doing.
I offered your friend a path.
Ultimately, he chose his own way.
Fuck you, Bruce.
You win.
[TRIGON] To embrace his darkness rather than deny its existence.
I've released your friend from a terrible burden.
It feels so good to be home.
You'll see.
They'll all see.
[WHISPERS] No.
Let him go.
[DISTORTED] Let him go.
[GASPING] [TRIGON] I'm afraid you're grounded.
No more magic.
I won't let you do this.
Let me? You did this.
You brought me here, Rachel.
Your purpose was to bring me into your world.
The whole journey you've taken with your friends, it's all been to make this moment happen.
[ANGELA] I couldn't be more proud.
You've given this world a gift.
[RACHEL] You never loved me.
You used me.
Oh, sweet girl, this is so much more important than love.
Just let him go.
[TRIGON] Look around you, daughter.
All there is here is loss, betrayal, and decay.
Everyone you love will leave you by their own hand or in ashes.
Nothing lasts.
The only thing that awaits you is disappointment.
You will lose everyone.
It's heartbreaking, isn't it? Let your heart break.
It's inevitable.
And then you'll be free to join me.
Our future will be glorious.
Uh hard pass.
Rach, we gotta go.
- Gar.
- [GAR] Run! She wants to do it the hard way.
You know what to do.
[ANGELA] I should've prepared her better.
We've waited too long to fail now.
We will not fail.
Patience, my dear.
One way or another, her heart will break.
And then this world will be mine.
[THEME MUSIC PLAYING] - [MOTORCYCLE ENGINE REVVING] - [ROCK MUSIC PLAYING] [JASON] Whoo! [ROCK MUSIC CONTINUES] [YELLING] That was sick.
[SIGHS] Epic.
[HANK] Don't tell me.
You're Jason Todd.
Yeah, and who the hell are you? I'm Dawn Granger.
This is Hank Hall.
Rachel sent us to find you.
Why me? Our hunch is she needs the guy you work for and not you.
I don't know what the hell you're talking about.
Relax, killer.
I'm Dove.
This is Hawk.
- We're friends of Dick Grayson.
- What kind of friends? The kind that know about the big, scary cave downstairs.
[CHUCKLES] - Does that ring a bell? - [LAUGHS] You want me to make bird sounds, too? - Titans.
- Just tell us where your dad is at, kid.
[SIGHS] Bruce is halfway across the world with the rest of the Justice League.
Alfred, too.
[SCOFFS] Got this place all to myself! Clearly.
Hey, look.
Whatever you need Bruce for, if Dick needs help, I'm your guy.
I mean, one Robin saving another? [CHUCKLES] They'll never let him hear the end of it.
You're the new Robin? Present and accounted for, babe.
- [LAUGHING] - "Babe"? What did he just say? And that's a pass on the help from heroes-on-training-wheels department.
First off, bro, I'd put you on your ass in three seconds.
- [CHUCKLES] - Okay, you little shit.
And secondly, if Dick's really strapped, I wanna help him.
Kinda freaked out on him last time and I owe him.
So where is he? - We don't know.
- Okay, well, then you need me.
Dick's got a tracker in him.
Nice try, Speed.
He disabled it.
Got a big ol' scar to prove it.
Let's bounce.
He didn't tell you about the second one? It's in a place he's never gonna find.
Ew.
Just tell us where he is.
We can access it on the Batcomputer if you let me come with you guys.
I'm gonna kill this kid.
Kill him after we find Dick.
You got a deal.
[YELLS] [GRUNTING] [DONNA] Would you just stop blasting it? You're wasting all your power.
[PANTING] Rachel is in there.
Anything could be happening to her.
Says the woman who was sent here to kill her.
Okay, now that she and Dick are in there with some intergalactic demon, maybe you could try something that might actually work? Like what, Donna? Or were you hoping the sheer force of your criticism would save her? At least I'm not draining my powers just because I can't sit still.
- Says the Titan who quit.
- You really wanna go there right now? [ENGINE HUMMING] [JASON] Hey, don't stop on my account.
- I like where that was heading.
- Jason? That's right! The goddamn cavalry has arrived.
[CHUCKLES] What the fuck is that? And why is it wearing Dick's costume? - The new and improved Robin.
- The annoying new Robin.
[DAWN] Who's your friend? Um, Hank, Dawn, this is Kory Anders.
- She's an alien.
- What? What? It's true.
You could've put a little more love into that.
Well, I wish we were meeting under better circumstances.
Why are you guys here? Rachel got inside of her head at the hospital.
Yeah, I think she woke me up from my coma.
She's in there, isn't she? - Yeah.
- So what the fuck is going on here? Rachel's father is a being called Trigon.
And if we can't stop him here, he'll destroy your world.
And move on, destroying countless others.
Our scripture states Trigon can only fully inhabit your world after he breaks Rachel's heart.
We're talking metaphors, right? We don't know, but if we don't get through that force field and into the house in there, I'm afraid we're never gonna find out.
Kid should've asked us to get fucking Superman.
- No offense, but your dad is an asshole.
- Tell me about it.
[RUMBLING] [RACHEL GASPS] [GAR] Oh, that's creepy.
Come on.
[DICK] Rachel? Come out and play.
[RACHEL] Come on, we need to find a way out.
[GAR] What is happening? [RACHEL PANTING] What is happening? [EERIE GROWLING AND WAILING] It's my father.
He's doing this.
He's trying to scare us.
Guess what? It's de finitely working.
That dude is totally messed up.
What the hell did he do to Dick? Whatever he did to Dick, he wants to do to us as well.
We gotta get Dick back to normal.
There's got to be some way we can reach him.
Make him hear me.
[DICK] Hello? Rachel? Where are you? - [BANGING ON DOOR] - [GASPING] [WHISPERS] This isn't right.
Believe me.
This isn't how it's supposed to end.
She's right.
It ends with us all being together.
Just let me in.
I just want to talk to you.
That's what you wanted too, isn't it, Rachel? To talk to me.
To get through to me.
To make me see the light again.
Well, here I am.
I'm listening.
Maybe we can get through to him.
[GASPS] Let's talk.
[GROWLING] Gar! The door.
[GAR] Rachel, look.
[LAUGHING] They came.
[RACHEL] We have to get to them before my father does.
[RACHEL] Hurry! [TRIGON] Rachel's friends.
They're coming to save her.
And instead, they will only hurry this along.
Cue the rescuers.
Oh, great.
That's not concerning.
It looks like someone's inviting us in.
Invitation accepted! Titans - [ROBIN] Yes? - And new Robin.
Let's go.
[PANTS] - [RACHEL] Kory? - Rachel! Kory! Kory! - [KORY WHISPERS] Are you okay? - Trigon did something to Dick.
- He changed him.
- What do you mean? - Where are the others? - I don't know.
They came in with me.
They should be here.
You need to stop them before he can get to them.
[GAR] Look, it might've already happened.
He does things to you in your mind.
Okay, just let me get you guys out of here first, okay? [RACHEL] No.
You don't understand.
It's too late.
No one is safe.
It's my fault.
Kill me.
What? It's the reason you came to Earth in the first place.
He'll use me to take over our friends, everyone we love.
They'll be his forever.
It's the only way.
- Rachel, this is crazy.
- [RACHEL] Kory Kill me.
No.
No.
Kill me now! Do what you came here to do.
[PANTING] Just do it fast.
- [GAR] Kory.
- [CHOKING] Kory! Gar! I'm so sorry, Rachel.
[FAINT GROWL] [GIRL] No.
Vanilla.
No.
Chocolate.
- Where am I? - [GIRL] Dad, I don't know.
Oh, Donna.
What a dilemma, huh? - [GIRL] What is a dilemma? - [CHUCKLES] Dad? [ICE-CREAM VENDOR] You don't have to make a choice.
- You can have both.
- [DONNA'S DAD] Wow.
[TRIGON] On the house.
[DONNA'S DAD] Say "thank you," honey.
- Thank you.
- Mmm-hmm.
So what do you wanna do now, Donna? Go to the park and take pictures of the horses.
[DONNA'S DAD] Well, we better go home and get your camera.
Do you remember where you left them? [DONNA] Oh, God.
Not that day.
[PANTING] I can save him.
[HORN BLARING] Dad! [SMOKE ALARM BEEPING] Dad! Dad! [MAN COUGHING] Dad? No! [YOUNG DONNA] Daddy! Daddy! Daddy! [CRYING] Daddy! Hey! You.
It was you.
You did this.
[BOTH GRUNT] Why did you do it? Why did you set the fire? Tell me! I can't help it! I I like it when things burn.
I'm sick.
Arrest me.
No.
[ARSONIST SCREAMING] [FAINT GROWL] [STATIC CRACKLING] [GASPING SOFTLY] No, Bruce.
No, no, Bruce! Bruce, wake up, man.
No, Bruce.
[DICK] I saw Bruce's future, Jason.
Yeah, what the fuck did you do, Dick? [DICK] Batman was going to break.
Kill the Joker.
Take down Gotham with him.
He trained you too well, Jason.
You could break just like him.
You need to be put down, too.
You think you're better than me? I didn't say that.
You think you can take my place? Dick, stop.
You can be Robin after I'm dead.
If you insist.
[BOTH GRUNTING] - [BONES CRACK] - [SCREAMS] [GASPING] Give it up, Robin.
[PANTING] The gun that killed Bruce's parents.
You don't actually think he keeps it loaded? No.
But I do.
[FAINT GROWL] [HANK] I shouldn't have involved you.
[FOLK SONG PLAYING FAINTLY] The coach was my problem.
[KNOCKING ON DOOR] Hey, Hank.
I got your call.
Special delivery.
This will take the pain away.
It'll make you feel so good.
I just want you, Hank.
This'll help you more than I ever could.
It'll make you feel so good.
Trust me, babe.
Lord knows They haven't done Much good for anyone Kept me afraid and cold With so much To have and hold [GROANS] [SIGHS DEEPLY] [MOANS SOFTLY] [EXHALES SLOWLY] You see? Everything's better now.
[FAINT GROWL] [GAR] Real life horror movie! Real life horror movie! [RACHEL PANTING] Oh! Thank God.
You got in.
You're here.
No.
[ANGELA] Your children, aren't they beautiful? [TRIGON] I have only one child.
And to her, I would give the world.
Rachel, what the hell? Don't fight it, Rachel.
It's perfectly natural.
It's who they are.
It's who we all are inside.
Don't listen to him.
That's not them.
They're still in there.
No.
Cue the final betrayal.
You know what to do.
Gar.
Uh, hey, guys.
It's me, Gar.
[GAR GRUNTING] [RACHEL] No! Stop! Dick, please listen to me.
Back in Detroit, remember, it was just you and me, and I found you, and I asked you for help, and you said yes.
[SOBBING] You said you would.
You said you would.
You promised.
You promised.
And if you can hear me now, please help me.
Please, please, stop them.
Please.
Please.
[GROANING WEAKLY] [RELIEVED SIGH] [WHIMPERING] [CHOKING] No! [SOBBING] No, no, no.
No, no, no.
[DISTORTED SCREAMING] [GLASS SHATTERING] Save him! Not this time.
I told you it would end.
You should have listened to me.
Maybe he could've lived.
But now his death is on your hands.
Your friends are murderers all because of you.
You're a monster inside.
A bringer of death.
That's all you are.
All you've ever been.
Just like me.
[RACHEL SOBS] No.
I'm sure it breaks your heart.
Yes.
I can see that it does.
Good.
[CHOKING] [GRUNTS, GASPS] [HEART BEATING] [LOW GROWLING] [GROWLING] [HEAVY FOOTSTEPS] [DISTORTED] With this, you have the power to rule the world with me.
[DISTORTED] I understand now.
That's my girl.
We are a family now, and the world belongs to us.
Should we begin? Some housekeeping first.
I don't understand.
That's the problem.
You never did.
[NECK SNAPS] Now, we begin.
[RUMBLING] [BIRD CAWS] [SQUELCHING] [RATTLING] [SQUELCHING] [GASPING] [GRUNTS WEAKLY] [GAR, SOFTLY] Rach.
[GASPS] You're still you.
Come back to me.
I know you're still in there, Rach.
Please.
Come back to us.
You've gotta fight it, Rach.
Please don't give in.
[GASPING] We've gotta stop your father.
[RACHEL] I need to get Dick back first.
You reached me.
There has to be a way to reach him.
I think maybe we're past that.
No.
This started with a dream I had about him.
Before all this.
I was supposed to find him.
That's what the dream was telling me.
My dream was the key.
It's all in the dreams.
Rach, no.
[GROANS SOFTLY] [GASPS] What happened to you? Remember.
[RACHEL] Dick.
It's me.
What's with the new look? I could ask you the same question.
What are you doin' here? I came here to save you.
[SCOFFS] Do I look like I need saving? Yes, you do.
What just happened, what you just did, it was all planned by Trigon.
He's been pulling the strings the entire time.
Dick, you would never kill Batman.
Are you kidding? I've been dreaming about this since I was 12 years old.
My only regret is waiting for so long.
You taught me how to let go of the darkness.
You have to let it go, too.
I have a better idea.
[DISTORTED] Shut your fucking mouth! This isn't you.
I had a dream about you.
[SCOFFS] What dream? I saw you at the circus.
The boy from the circus.
That's how I found you.
We're supposed to save each other.
[CHOKING] I'm sorry, Rachel.
[CHUCKLES] You caught me on a bad day.
I'm coming to you.
But if I die here, I die for real.
Is that what you really want? [RACHEL GASPS] I missed you.
[GASPS] Rachel.
Welcome back.
[GAR COUGHS] What happened? Dick can fill you in.
I think I need a minute alone with my father.
Stay there.
Father! My child.
Join me.
I would, but, you know stuff to do.
I do want to thank you, though.
For what? For showing me who my family really is.
This isn't the time to get sentimental.
[SCOFFS] I wouldn't worry.
I know how to look after myself.
Always have.
You know what they say genetics is destiny.
[TRIGON GROWLS] [ROARING] [MUFFLED BOOM] [ALL GROANING] [DICK] You okay? Yeah.
[SIGHS] Yeah.
I think so.
- You? - I am now.
[REPORTER] Clearly, this has been some kind of major disturbance.
- Can you tell us what happened? - We can't say for sure.
All we know is that whatever the cause of the phenomenon, it appears to have been abated by this new group of masked heroes.
So, apart from some dead birds, we seem to have Titans are back, bitches! Whoo! You're kind of an asshole, aren't you, kid? Yeah, but you like me.
Admit it.
Never gonna happen.
I gotta give it to you, Rach, you really know how to throw a party.
Yeah.
Do it again.
- Love beating Dick's ass.
- Keep dreaming, bird boy.
Nice one.
Really inventive.
I'll be here all week.
[CHUCKLES] Maybe give us a heads-up next time so I can do my own eye makeup.
Your demon dad wasn't much for subtlety.
[KORY] Really? I kinda liked it.
It was really gothic, you know? Uh I didn't.
Hey, man, again we're really sorry.
No, it's cool.
Hey, I know it wasn't really you guys.
It couldn't have been.
Dick was actually kinda funny, in a weird, psycho way.
You do realize I'm listening.
[DAWN] You guys have fun.
- [HANK] Where are you goin'? - [RACHEL] Um Where are we going? Uh I don't know.
It's a mystery.
[RACHEL] It's a mystery.
Annoying.
Some things never change.
[KORY] So, you caught the road bug, huh? What, bad coffee and greasy food? - What's not to love? - [CHUCKLES] It's nice you're taking the kids.
- Yeah, you think so? - Mmm-hmm.
Yeah.
Yeah, you're good with them.
So are you.
And this model seats five.
So not for me right now.
I suppose I should figure out my next move.
- Any thoughts? - Mmm Yeah.
Maybe a few.
Ah.
A mystery.
[CHUCKLES] Yeah.
Well, I'll let you know when I decide.
[RACHEL] Another mystery? Get used to it.
Life's a lot better with them.
That sounds like something Batman would say.
Uh, do we get to meet him this time? - Uh, no.
Superman.
- [CHUCKLES] - Seriously? - No.
Get in the car.
[KORY LAUGHS] - Shotgun! - [RACHEL SCREAMS] - Hey, seriously? - [KORY] Hey! Bye, guys.
I'll miss you.
- Bye, Kory.
- [RACHEL] Miss you more.
Send me a postcard from your planet.
[KORY] Will do.
You sure it's cool if we take your ride? Never use it in the city, anyway.
You guys need it more than I do.
Well, guys, take care.
Hey, I mean this in the best possible way.
It's really been fun, but let's not meet like this again for a while, huh? Hear, hear.
It's a deal.
I'm kidding.
[HANK] He's an asshole.
He did that on purpose.
- [ALL CHUCKLING] - [DONNA] Good luck.
[ENGINE STARTS] [HONKING] - [KORY] Bye.
- [DONNA] See ya.
[WATER SPLASHING] [SIGHS] [EXHALES DEEPLY] [GROANS] [INHALES SHARPLY] I found that foreign tea you asked me about.
Had to go on the Internet.
[WOMAN ON TV] We can't say for sure.
All we know is that whatever It's around here somewhere.
it appears to have been abated by this new group of masked heroes.
So, apart from some dead birds, we seem to have escaped any significant Titans are back, bitches! Whoo! [REPORTER] I'm sorry, you were saying, "Any significant" [WOMAN] Right.
Any significant damage.
So, while we're still trying to find out "Chinese chrysanthemum tea"? Seriously, why do you hate America? [KEYPAD BEEPING] [DOOR UNLOCKS] [MAN 1] I have had inquiries.
[MAN 2] Mmm-hmm.
[MAN 1] There's been interest in your services.
[MAN 2] I'm sure.
The letters I sent? I read 'em.
I guess you put down the wrong address when you mailed me back.
Something like that.
- I got this.
- No.
No.
It's my house.
- [SYSTEM] System unlocked.
- [DOOR UNLOCKS] Dry cleaners were asking too many questions about the blood.
Got it off the best I could.
Little baking soda-lemon juice combo did the trick.
How about it, old man? Are we back in business? [SIGHS] Hmm.
[SIGHS] [BRUCE] I hadn't heard from you for a while.
When Alfred mentioned you wished to stop by, I'll admit, I was surprised.
It's not like you, Bruce, to be surprised.
True.
I try not to make it a habit.
I see you made the news with your old Titans friends.
And some new ones, too.
You've been very busy.
I have.
[BRUCE] But that's not the reason you've come to see me.
[DICK] No.
I never got the chance to talk to you about why I left.
[SIGHS] It wasn't exactly on great terms.
In my experience, when people part, it rarely is.
I don't wanna make a big thing out of this.
I just wanna say a few things to clear the air.
After I left, when I moved to Detroit, part of me was still back here still trying to make sense about what happened, as a kid.
I struggled.
There was this darkness inside of me, and I didn't know what to do with it.
It hurt me.
And I hurt others.
The whole time, I thought it was because of the way you raised me, the way you weaponized my childhood.
That's one way of putting it.
Point is, I blamed you for a lot of things that may or may not have been your fault.
I see.
So you've decided which one it is now, and you've come to render a verdict.
No.
It doesn't matter anymore, the why or how.
I know you only did what you knew, what you thought was best for me.
The training everything.
You only did it so I would focus on something other than being angry and sad about what happened to my parents.
And this, uh This darkness you mentioned I had to let it go in order to move on.
It was stopping me from realizing all the things you did that helped me.
I'd be curious to know what you think those things are.
Maybe another time.
Cryptic.
Well done.
I learned from the best.
Well, I appreciate you coming by.
Things haven't been the same since you left.
You mean with Jason Todd? Yeah, he's shown great promise, as you know.
Though there are some rough edges that could use sanding down.
Seems right up your alley.
Well, perhaps after this conversation, I'll take an entirely new approach.
[CHUCKLES] I'll believe it when I see it.
Fair enough.
Old dogs, et cetera.
[DICK CHUCKLES] And you, any new tricks? Maybe.
[CHUCKLES SOFTLY] If there's anything you need, you let me know.
Well, as a matter of fact, there is.
I've been thinkin' about San Francisco.
Titans again.
Maybe it's time for a do-over.
On one condition.
[JASON] It's not a demotion, per se.
More like a temporary relocation.
[RACHEL] Ugh.
Whatever.
Dick, where are we going? [DICK] I thought it was obvious.
I mean, this bridge has been in a ton of movies.
[GAR] Yeah, but where exactly? [DICK] You'll see.
[JASON] God, I hate surprises.
- [ELEVATOR DINGS] - [STRING MUSIC PLAYING] [MUSIC CONTINUES] Home is where I want to be Pick me up and turn me 'round I feel numb Oh Born with a weak heart I guess I must be having fun The less we say about it the better Make it up as we go along Feet on the ground Head in the sky It's okay, I know nothing's wrong Nothing Hey, oh I got plenty of time Hey, oh You got light In your eyes And you're standing here beside me I love the passing of time Never for money Always for love Cover up and say good night Say good night Home is where I want to be But I guess I'm already there I come home She lifted up her wings I guess that this must be the place I can't tell one from another [GASPS] Did I find you or you find me? You gotta be fucking kidding me.
There was a time before we were born If someone asks This is where I'll be Where I'll be Hey, oh We drift in and out Hey, oh Sing into my mouth Out of all those kinds of people You've got a face with a view I'm just an animal looking for a home What is this place? Home.
Love me till I'm dead Eyes that light up Eyes look through you Cover up the blank spots Hit me on the head [JASON] I get the big room.
[RACHEL] Keep dreamin'.