3, Episode 19

Demon Who Came in from the Cold
The sisters and Leo
are at P3, deciding
which movie they want to see, when Cole
walks in. Phoebe
is glad to see him. Cole joins the others for a moment, but then
leaves with Phoebe, leaving Leo, Piper
and Prue to see
their movie.

Cole and Phoebe walk
down the street. Phoebe was hoping Cole would be there for her
graduation party. Cole is tired of being on the run, and asks Phoebe
if there's some way to permanently strip his powers, so he'll no
longer have the temptation to use them. Phoebe is thrilled. Suddenly,
a street prophet
starts yelling about "The Brotherhood". A demon grabs the
prophet and pulls him into the alley. Phoebe chases them down, and
finds the prophet already dead at the demon's hand. Phoebe surprises
the demon; after a brief struggle, she kills him with his own knife.
Cole tells Phoebe that the demon was his "brother".

Back at the manor,
Phoebe isn't happy that Cole didn't tell her about his "brother".
Just then, Prue, Piper and Leo come home; Phoebe paged them. Leo
tells the others of the Brotherhood
of the Thorn, an elite society of upper-level demons of which
was once a member. Cole says that the street prophet was a magical
seer, who, apparently, had a premonition of the Brotherhood's next
move. Phoebe remembers the prophet was ranting about Luxirom, a large
ISP. Cole proposes to go undercover among the Brotherhood.

In a downtown
skyscraper, three members of the Brotherhood--Vornac,
Tarkin and Klea
are worried about their brother, Trigg.
He was the demon sent to kill the street prophet, and he hasn't
reported back. They don't know that Phoebe killed him earlier. Vornac
tells Klea to find him.

Piper and Leo don't
like the idea of Cole going undercover, fearing his "brothers"
could turn him evil again. Prue doesn't like it either, but in her
view, only Phoebe and Cole's votes count--and Cole's already
volunteered to go in. She does think, however, that they need another
plan. Phoebe is making the power-stripping potion, and tries one last
time to talk Cole out of going. Cole, however, promises not to do
anything evil. To reassure her, he promises to meet with her at the
mausoleum in
two hours, as it's the "second-safest place" he knows. The
safest place is with Phoebe.

Cole shimmers to the
Brotherhood, who of course, are unwilling to take him back. Just as
they are about to kill him, Cole shows them the head of the street
prophet. They are still suspicious, as they haven't heard from
Triggs. Cole, however, thinks that his brothers and sister are
getting sloppy. Tarkin mentions that the Brotherhood's leader,
Raynor, is not
pleased with Cole, especially since Cole vanquished the
Triad. Cole claims he killed them because they were planning a
coup against the
Source. The Brotherhood answers directly to The Source, and Cole
claims that if the Triad's coup had been successful, they would have
killed everyone in the Source's inner circle.  He said he didn't
warn the Brotherhood because he had no way of proving it. Vornac
still doesn't believe Cole, and sends Klea to check his story. Tarkin
tells Cole that he's glad to see him back; Tarkin and Cole were very
close in the old days.

Cole hasn't been able
to check in with Phoebe as promised since the Brotherhood is keeping
a very close watch on him.  Piper suggests that Leo orb to the
mausoleum to find out if there's been any word, but Leo wants to stay
until they can get a read on what the Brotherhood is planning. Prue
remembers that the prophet had mentioned an Internet provider called
Luxirom. This company is mentioned in the newspaper as being involved
in a merger with another Internet company, MetaSatellite. If the
merger goes through, virtually all of the world's Internet traffic
will be controlled by one company. However, talks faltered over the
weekend because Luxirom's CEO, Frank
Pirelli, is having second thoughts.

Leo orbs to check on
Phoebe and Cole, at last, shimmers in. He has to get back quickly to
avert suspicion, but does tell them the Brotherhood plans to kill
someone at 8 am. Leo says they already know it's Frank Pirelli. Cole
tells them the Brotherhood wants the deal to go through, and has
taken over an investment bank, which is raising money for it. To Leo,
the solution is obvious; they have to protect Pirelli, until the
merger vote at 11 am the next morning. Cole, however, is afraid the
sisters might blow his cover. Phoebe assures Cole they'll protect
both him and Pirelli. Cole shimmers back to the Brotherhood, but
takes Phoebe's water bottle with him to provide an alibi.  He
returns just as the Brotherhood is finalizing its plan to kill
Pirelli so the merger will go through. They decide to let Cole do the
killing, to prove his loyalty.

The next day, Klea
reports that she can't prove Cole's story, but Vornac says that
they're about to see if he really is telling the truth. The sisters
and Leo hide nearby. A car driven by one of the Brotherhood's minions
cuts off Pirelli's limo. Pirelli's chauffeur comes out, yelling at
the demon. In the midst of the distraction, Cole throws an energy
ball, but Piper freezes the scene and Leo orbs Pirelli out. Phoebe
slips a note into Cole's pocket asking him to meet her at the
mausoleum as soon as he can.  The scene unfreezes and the limo
explodes, but Pirelli is no longer there. Vornac tells Klea to get
Pirelli's corpse.  Cole doesn't think there will be much left,
but Vornac wants to make sure no one will get suspicious and much to
Cole's surprise, glamours into Pirelli. Klea can't find Pirelli's

The sisters hide
Pirelli in the manor basement, and Phoebe slipped him a sleeping
potion. Much to their surprise, they find "Pirelli"
announcing that he now supports the merger.  Piper is
suspicious, but Prue and Phoebe think that Cole didn't know either. 
Prue wants to come up with another plan, but Phoebe wants to warn
Cole, since anything they do might blow his cover. She tells them
about the note, and heads for the mausoleum to wait for Cole. Prue
reveals she has saved a bit of Belthazor's flesh ('"Power
Outage") in the freezer. She thinks that, since the
Brotherhood swore a blood oath, the vanquishing potion they intended
for Belthazor should work on the rest of the Brotherhood as well.

Vornac and Klea are
still suspicious of Cole, as they found no trace of Pirelli's body.
Klea suspects that witches intervened, and Cole agrees. He also
thinks there might be a leak. Vornac and Klea think Cole is the leak,
but Cole claims he wouldn't dare betray them after returning the day
before. Vornac says that he's bothered by "rumors" that he
fell in love with a witch, and it's a strange coincidence that
witches are threatening their whole operation. Cole admits his human
half fell in love with a witch, but he'd forgotten his true nature.
Klea thinks Raynor will demand Belthazor's head, but Cole says he can
bring back the real Pirelli.

Cole shimmers to the
mausoleum and finds Phoebe waiting. Phoebe tells him where they have
Pirelli, and that they intend to vanquish his demonic double before
the vote. Cole warns Phoebe that it's too risky, and wants the
sisters to stay put until they hear from him. Phoebe is concerned
about Cole's sudden change in attitude. A pair of glowing eyes
watches in the distance, it's Klea. Unknown to Cole, Vornac ordered
Klea to follow him to the mausoleum and kill him on the spot if he
betrayed them. {C}Three of the Brotherhood's minions attack at the
manor. One throws an energy ball, but Prue deflects it back at him
and vanquishes him. The two others continue the attack, but Piper
freezes them, and she and Prue finish them off with the Belthazor
potion. The sisters go to the basement, and find Cole and Tarkin
shimmering away with Pirelli. Phoebe is surprised to learn that Prue
still had part of Belthazor's flesh, but Prue admits that she didn't
trust Cole, until recently. Piper suspects that the Brotherhood might
have turned Cole, but Phoebe thinks there's a method to his madness.
She also doesn't think it's a good idea to go after whoever is posing
as Pirelli. However, Prue tells her she's been outvoted, three to one
(Prue, Piper and Leo being in favor of going after the double).

Vornac is angry at the
loss of the three demons, and suspects another tip-off by Cole. Klea
thinks that Cole might have been speaking in code to Phoebe. Cole
assures them he has Pirelli, but won't reveal where he has him until
he's sure they won't kill him. Tarkin backs him up. Vornac gets ready
to head for the merger vote.  However, Cole warns Vornac that
the sisters might try to vanquish him. Vornac cryptically asks if
they're willing to vanquish Cole.

At a nearby skyscraper,
Prue blows open the board room door and the sisters storm in, potions
at the ready. However, they find only Cole. Prue asks "Cole"
where Pirelli's demonic double is, but "Cole" says that he
thinks the Brotherhood is on to them. Prue and Piper demand to know
where he took Pirelli, but "Cole" says only that he's safe.
Phoebe says that they agreed to take Pirelli to the mausoleum, the
safest place Cole knows. When "Cole" confirms this, Phoebe
throws her potion and vanquishes him. "Cole" turns out to
be Vornac in a glamour. Phoebe says she knew "Cole" was an
impostor since he told her the safest place he knows is with her. The
real Cole shimmers in and explains that he had to make everyone, even
the sisters, think he'd turned. Otherwise, the Brotherhood would have
killed him. Unknown to everyone, Klea is spying on them.

Cole reports that when
he found out the sisters killed Vornac, he went after Pirelli but
couldn't find him. Tarkin says that Cole has to give a full account
to Raynor. Cole demurs, saying he needs to clear his name before the
Source.  As Cole leaves, Raynor shimmers in with Klea and blasts
Cole in the back with an energy ball, knocking him unconscious.

At P3, Phoebe's
graduation party is well underway. However, Phoebe can't enjoy it
because she's very worried about Cole.

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