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They haven't found me yet. What
makes you think they will now?
Aside from the fact that your face
is plastered all over the internet,
and the fact that we found you
without a fraction of the resources
How 'bout the black SUV that's been
parked outside your restaurant for
the last two days?
What are you talking about?
Umm... The black SUV that's been
parked outside your restaurant for
the last two days.
You didn't notice?
I don't usually inventory all of
the cars in town.
Maybe you should.
Point is, they know you're here.
That doesn't mean that they know
where I come from.
How much confidence do you have in
whoever faked your papers?
Remmy doesn't answer that question. He sits down and thinks
about what he's being told.
I have a life here. How am I
supposed to just turn my back on
Same way you did before.
I didn't have a choice before. The
only reason I got into sliding was
because of some freak accident.
I don't know what to tell you.
Still contemplating his situation, Remmy starts to shake his
Well, don't be. I'm not going.
Maybe we should have been more
blunt. These people killed our
parents. They're not tracking you
down so they can throw you a party.
I know what you said. I'm just not
sure it's worth running. What's the
point of living if you're just
going to be miserable? I'd rather
stand my ground.
Then I'd spread a tarp first if I
Please think about what you're
I don't need to.
Look, I appreciate what you're
trying to do here, but I just don't
have it in me. Not again.
Kelly walks toward the door.
Can't say we didn't try.
Mick doesn't move. He looks down at Remmy.
We don't slide until tomorrow
night. We'll be around until then.
Remmy doesn't respond. Kelly walks out of the apartment.
After a few seconds, Mick follows her.
When he is once again alone, Remmy sits back in his chair,
I can't do this again.
INT. RATTY'S RESTAURANT - MORNING
The restaurant is closed at the moment. No customers to be
Remmy is standing at the front door, looking out at the black
SUV. He's got a look of deep concern on his face.
Behind him, Sam is sitting on one of the bar stools, talking
on his cell phone.
How much is "a lot"?
Son of a bitch. You're sure?
No. No, don't tell them anything
right now. Just give me a few hours
to work things out. I'll get back
Sam hangs up the phone and remains silent. Remmy eventually
How long have they been out there?
Oh. I didn't notice them until last
And they were asking about me?
Remmy doesn't like this at all.
You okay? You're not in some kind
of trouble, are you?
Don't worry about it. I'm fine.
How 'bout you? You look like you're
as stressed out as I am.
Sam hesitates. He then looks around the restaurant to make
sure that nobody else is around before he leans in closer to
Remmy and lowers his voice.
I was thinking about Bryce's kid,
What about her?
Sam hesitates again, but finally talks.
About fifteen years ago, right
after the mandate went into effect,
my brother got sick. It was bad. We
couldn't get him to a doctor's
office for weeks, and even after we
did... The treatment was lousy.
There wasn't any medication for
them to give him. The more time he
spent in the hospital, the more he
was exposed to all these things
that his body just couldn't fight
He was dying, and we couldn't do
anything but watch. All thanks to
our great leader and her big plans.
Eventually, we stopped waiting for
the system to take care of us. We
got him across the border to Canada
and took him to a decent hospital.
Remmy's starting to get it now.
That's what you want to do for
I want to. Things are a little
different now. Fifteen years ago,
we didn't have salary caps or the
kind of taxes we have today. We
could save up some money when we
How much do we need?
Ten grand, just to get things
rolling. That's assuming we can get
her over the border.
That's a lot of money.
What else can we do?
Have you mentioned this to Bryce?
Not yet. I wanted to make sure it
could happen first.
Don't say anything to anyone. We'll
work something out.
You have any ideas?
Not yet. But I will. I promise you
Sam nods and then adds.
Assuming the CSF doesn't haul your
ass off to prison.
With a quick smile, Sam walks off, toward the kitchen. Remmy
turns back to the window.
It wouldn't be the first time.
INT. RATTY'S RESTAURANT - LATER
The restaurant is now open, and CUSTOMERS are scattered
around the place.
Mick and Kelly walk into the restaurant. They scan the
restaurant as they sit down at the bar.
Sam approaches them.
What can I get for you folks?
I'll have a water.
I'm not sure. What's good?
Umm... It's a little early for
alcohol, so maybe a soda or iced
Iced tea sounds refreshing. I'm
Sure. Yeah. Right. I'm on it. Water
and iced tea.
Sam heads off to get their drinks.
'Cause it's fun.
Rembrandt walks out of the kitchen carrying a tray. The tray
has a plate of food on it. As he walks past the bar and adds
a drink to the tray, he notices Mick and Kelly.
Mick smiles politely as Remmy continues on his way to the
back of the restaurant where a BALDING MAN in a Hawaiian
shirt is sitting alone, next to a potted plant.
We STAY ON REMMY as he gives the man his food and drink.
Anything else I can get for you?
I'm all set. Thanks.
No problem. Give me a holler if you
Remmy takes his tray back to the bar, where Sam is handing
Mick and Kelly their drinks.
Kelly takes a sip.
Is that okay?
Yeah. I like it sweet.
I also like it hard.
I mean, later in the day, when
alcohol is called for.
Mick looks to Rembrandt and give him a "that's my sister"
Did you kids need something?
We're just hanging out for a while.
There's not a whole lot to do in
this town, is there?
We like it quiet around here.
Another customer walks to the bar. Sam sees this customer and
then looks back to Kelly.
Sam walks off to take care of the customer, leaving Remmy
alone with Mick and Kelly.
You don't mind us hanging around,
Not so long as you don't draw too
Relax. We're not gonna out anyone.
But you're still in a heap of
trouble with the government types.
Rembrandt looks out the window.
They've been sitting outside all
All except one.
What are you talking about?
The guy in back, with the Hawaiian
Remmy glances back at the balding man.
What about him?
Try not to stare. It makes feds
What makes you think he's an agent?
We can tell.
Check out the table real quick.
Notice anything missing?
Remmy takes another quick glance back.
You sure about that?
Remmy looks again. This time he spots something.
The glass. I just brought him a
I'm betting the plant's been
freshly watered too.
He has your prints. He can run them
through the system and see if
"Maxwell Mallory" really exists.
Son of a...
Maybe we can get it back.
And that wouldn't attract
Just play it cool for now.
As long as Mr. Fashion-Sense is
sitting there, he can't run the
prints. That gives us time.
Time for what?
Time to get you out of here.
I can't leave.
I'm not sure you have a choice.
Look, I know you kids want to help
and all, and I thank you for that,
but there are things going on here
that you just don't know about.
Well, "us kids" do know that if
you're dragged out of here and
dissected by the secret police,
you're not doing anyone a whole
One of us can stay here and keep
Agent Obvious distracted while you
get out. We can cover your shift if
Not like we don't have experience
Rembrandt thinks this over. He doesn't like it one bit, but
the more he thinks about it, the more he realizes that he
doesn't have a choice.
Reluctantly, he gives in.
Fine. But I still have things that
need taking care of.
Maybe we can help with that too.
(beat, then to Kelly)
Who stays behind?
Sam walks back to the group, having taken care of his
customer. When Kelly spots him again, her attitude changes.
--Me. I'll stay.
Remember, you're on the job here.
I got it covered. You crazy kids
have fun now.
Listen, I have to take off for a
while. Kelly here's gonna stay
behind to help out.
What? But what about--
I know. I'm gonna take care of
that. I just need to get out of
here before more men start asking
questions about me.
You in trouble?
Son, I'm always in trouble.
Can I help?
Just hang out here for a while.
I'll get in touch when I have a
Through the kitchen.
Before they head off Kelly grabs Mick's arm.
If something happens, slide without
I hate it when people say that.
Remmy heads toward the kitchen, trying to look natural.
Mick shakes his head at Kelly.
You know we're not gonna do that.
Mick says nothing else. He just follows Remmy through the
Once Kelly and Sam are alone, she smiles to him.
What's this all about?
We're travellers from another
dimension, trying to evade the law
while waiting for the right moment
to activate the vortex which will
lead us back to our home planet.
How's that working out for you?
Kelly pulls back her hair, tying it into a ponytail.
So far? Not well.
She grabs a tray from the bar and walks toward the balding
man in the Hawaiian shirt.
As she nears him, she smiles pleasantly.
Is there anything else I can get
for you, sir?
I'm already being helped, thanks.
Oh... Max went on break, so I'm
gonna be your waitress for now. My
The balding man looks past Kelly.
Where did he go?
Probably out back to grab a smoke.
She sits down across from the balding man.
Don't worry. He'll be back.
I keep telling him that he needs to
cut down on those cigarettes.
Especially since they're, y'know,
illegal and all. He's just a big
ol' addict, I guess. Boy will he be
upset when he gets the cancer.
EXT. ALLEY BEHIND RATTY'S - DAY
Remmy walks out of the restaurant. Mick isn't far behind. He
follows Remmy down the alley.
We'll go this way. It'll be easier
to avoid the car out front.
Lead on, Cryin' Man.
Don't call me that.
Isn't that who you are? On your
world, I mean.
That was another life.
You only get one life.
INT. RATTY'S RESTAURANT - DAY
Kelly is still sitting at the table with the balding man.
You remind me of someone. I can't
quite place it though.
Shouldn't he be back by now?
He's from a TV show, I think.
How long do his breaks normally
It's dead in here. He could be gone
for a while.
I wanna say that guy from McGyver,
but that's not it.
What did you say your name was
The balding man takes out a badge and shows it to her.
Belinda, could I see your driver's
license and ERC?
Kelly looks at the badge and he face drops. All part of the
You're an agent?
I need to see them now.
Kelly stands up.
She pulls an ID out of her pocket and hands it to him.
I don't have my Employee
Registration Card though. I sent
away for it, I swear. It just
hasn't gotten back to me yet.
I just started.
The balding man looks over her fake ID, which has the Belinda
name on it.
I completely intend to pay my
eighty-five percent. Honest.
Sam walks up to the table.
Is something wrong here?
I need to speak to your boss.
Chris? He doesn't get in for
another two hours.
Then, how about Maxwell Mallory?
I think he went out for a smoke.
(then, to Kelly)
Isn't that what he said, Belinda?
That is what he said.
The balding man takes out his cell phone.
Kelly and Sam look at each other, not sure what to do next.
Kelly then turns back to the man who is dialing and putting
the phone to his ear.
Is that the new Motorola? I heard
the camera's wicked on that one.
EXT. ALLEY BEHIND RATTY'S - DAY
Remmy and Mick reach the end of the alley and are about to
step into the street when a black SUV cuts them off.
They start to run in the other direction. The SUV turns down
the alley and follows them.
As they run, Remmy grabs some garbage cans and throws them in
the SUV's path. The SUV swerves to avoid them.
Turn right at the end of the alley.
As they reach the other end of the alley, they turn right and
keep running. The SUV is not far behind.
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