THE TRUTH IS HERE
Screenplay by D. David Morin
Based on the novel NEPHILIM by L.A. Marzulli
(Part One of a Trilogy)
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The Nephilim were on the earth in those days --and also afterward -when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown. Genesis 6:4
FADE IN: TITLE: 1947 BRAZIL RANCH - ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO
EXT: BRAZIL RANCH
- LATE EVENING
A full moon tries to penetrate an eerie high desert fog. Flashlights pierce the darkness. PRIVATE NATHAN (O.S.) CAPTAIN MACKENZIE, OVER HERE SIR! CAPTAIN MATT MACKENZIE, thirties, in uniform, runs through the mist to the voice up ahead. His flashlight scans the ground. Shiny metallic foil-like pieces lay everywhere. MATT Will ya look at all this debris! His flashlight shines on one. closer look. He bends a corner. He stops. Picks it up for a No crease.
It pops back.
MATT What the... PRIVATE NATHAN (O.S.) OVER HERE, SIR, HURRY! He looks up, then back at the piece. EXT. CRASH SITE - CONTINUOUS The remains of a flying saucer cradle against a berm. Winded. MATT Whaddaya got? PRIVATE NATHAN Right there, sir. Matt shines his flashlight on something. An injured SMALL GRAY ALIEN with an elongated head and slanted oval eyes. He moves his oversized head slowly from side to side. A spindly arm raises a hand with SIX FINGERS. eyes from the light. His lids weigh heavy. MATT Shine your flashlight on me. him focus on something. Let He shields his Stuffs it in a pocket.
PRIVATE NATHAN (O. PRIVATE NATHAN Nothing. Messy coffee table. Worn curtains. The new Matt stares him down. And
. find anything? Slightly altered voice. His eyes lock in with Matt. MATT Nothing.BATHROOM . what are you doing. grabs a towel. MAJOR MacKenzie.MORNING A PHONE RINGS. A telepathic connection. ART MACKENZIE. A winded MAJOR arrives on the scene.) Doesn’t look too good.) Captain. pulls the curtain open.CONTINUOUS Ugly shag rug.S. He picks him up and cradles him. sir. Tilts his head. Major.S. sir? The alien burrows his body right through Matt’s chest. Matt is drawn to the alien. APARTMENT . Both Matt and the alien have faces lit.2. MAC’S APARTMENT . PRIVATE NATHAN But. INT. MAC I’m coming. I think he’s a goner. INT. is gone.. Steam rises over a tired shower curtain. The alien responds to Matt.PRESENT DAY . fifty-something. PRIVATE NATHAN (O.. RING.
Sees an old picture of his ex and three children in a crusty frame. CRANSTON’S OFFICE . MAGGIE. MAC You got it. hospital. That new wing cost millions. phone. He jumps out the Jeep with his note pad in hand. TWO GOLDFISH. Mac punches off speaker mode. right? CRANSTON I’m on the Board. Mac goes to his desk. yeah.) HEY! Turning around. MAC Yeah Runs to the
. ARTIE JR.INTERCUT JIM CRANSTON. JEREMY. the hospital.3. old school preppy newspaper guy. WESTWOOD MEDICAL CENTER . Checks his watch. SARAH.THE TIMES .MORNING Mac pulls up the emergency brake on his banged-up Jeep.
Hits the speaker
CRANSTON You got the assignment?
MAC Yeah. Email it tonight. No loonies or fanatics.C. INT. MAC Crap. sixties.. MAC Shoot. Sprinkles it in a fishbowl with Lifts a watch on the desk. He picks up some fish food. Hello.
You’re up. Sets the watch down. VOICE (O.
4. The new wing. MAC Can we visit the sixth floor? Caught off guard. White floors. Handing it over.
She and Mac walk down a long hall. picks up THE TIMES photo credential with Mac’s picture on it from the pavement.
Late twenties. A BLACK SECURITY GUARD.
Tall windows on the left.MORNING Fourth floor. Calling out. HARRY If it’s just a hospital. Even the air conditioning has full filtration. Mac runs off. Harry reads it.
EVELYN Every floor has the latest equipment. MAC Thanks. By rote. A protection against SARS. HARRY. huh? MAC Yeah. Blunt cut. WESTWOOD MEDICAL CENTER . administrator. HARRY With The Times. Lots of glass. HARRY You dropped something.
. why the military? MAC Military? HARRY Sixth floor. INT. Mac arrives. More Pepperdine than Harvard.
Good-day. Mac looks over.
. MAC Maybe the sixth floor is a special feature. Shrugs. MAC A prison? Si. Mr.) You ask me. MAC Why? She stops walking.
FEMALE CARIBBEAN ACCENT (O. EVELYN The sixth floor is off limits. it’s a prison. Cranston said your story was on the overall construction cost and the special features of this wing. name tag DIVINA. MacKenzie.5. Muy peligrosa. is squeezing her mop out into a bucket. EVELYN It doesn’t concern you. Smelling a story. MAC Can you show me these “screamers”? DIVINA Too dangerous. She’s gone. Curt. DIVINA I pray for them. MAC I’ll pay you. A cleaning woman.S.
Her high heels echo down the corridor. A tiny cross on her necklace. Turns the corner.
MAC Pray for who? DIVINA The screamers.
DIVINA I have two shifts. Flippant. Getting dressed. Pray God is with us. DIVINA I am from Costa Rica.
DIVINA I could lose my job for this. Meet me here before ten.THAT NIGHT Mac heads through the double doors. Looks down the hall again.10PM . Where’s that accent from? Head up. MAC My story could help them. INT. Bites her bottom lip. She hands Mac a maintenance uniform and hat. Fidgets with her cross on the chain. not loco. DIVINA You must believe them. MAC I don’t kiss and tell. A moment.6. DIVINA The Lord is telling me no. They are
. ELEVATOR . A skeptical sigh. Anxious. Scans the lobby. MAC You don’t need God when you’re doing the right thing. WESTWOOD MEDICAL CENTER .MOMENTS LATER DIVINA Put this on. EXT. With pride.
DIVINA You have when the bathroom is clean.7. the city. Mac glances at it. He lowers his cap. Nervous twitch at the corner of her mouth. She was abducted by the aliens. Chewed fingernails. DIVINA Keep your hat low. Convulsive stammer. is lit with dull.
Disheveled hair. Looks at Mac. Walks slowly
Tape recorder on. amber lighting. She grabs her hospital smock with both hands.CONTINUOUS LUCY turns. Mac looks through the wire-mesh window. Mac reaches into his shirt pocket. Pushes her cart to the next room.MOMENTS LATER The sixth floor. MAC What’s wrong with her? DIVINA Same as the others. Opens it. Elevator doors open. INT. INT. huh? Divina unlocks the door. right. SIXTH FLOOR CORRIDOR . The entire corridor
Divina points to a camera attached to the ceiling.
She glances at a camera in the corner. MAC Yeah. Key in the door. Gazes out at
LUCY stands listlessly by the barred windows. Dark rings around her eyes. MAC One of those.
. LUCY’S ROOM .
. LUCY They took my baby. They come to my room and take me. MAC Where are they from? Whispers. LUCY Then I’m on a table and they do something to me. Reaches into his pocket. Mac rolls his eyes. Sobbing.
LUCY They come at night. withdrawing within. LUCY Ou-outer space. Words come faster. MAC Who’s horrible? A tear. something sesexual. Her voice dwindles.8. LUCY Can you h-help me? I’ll try. MAC Who took you? LUCY They’re not from here. and they carry me out of the h-house. and I can’t stop them. and I cry out to him but he doesn’t hear.
She starts to tremble. Voice trails off. LUCY I struggle but I can’t m-move. My husband’s asleep. They’re horrible. Recorder off. MAC Tell me what happened. Takes a step closer.
LUCY Then I’m on the bathroom floor and it’s night and I’m bleeding and my baby. He flinches.. A hand in Mac’s chest. look. there is no story. Whispering. Eyes unblinking.
Lucy grabs his hand. LUCY The Pl-pleiades. INT. LUCY Then they have my baby and show it to me. Haunted. We go.. MP #1 You got ID? Sidearms on their hip. LUCY Help me! Her bloodshot eyes look insane.my baby’s g-gone! She stares through Mac. Eyes wide. MAC You got all the help you need right here. Just a little freakier than most.9..and it’s not hu-human.CONTINUOUS Walking down the hallway.. MAC Divina. She’s another whacko. Then they trick your memory so you think everything is normal. Two MP’s head down the hall.
. CORRIDOR . A hand grabs Mac’s arm. DIVINA I pray your story will save her.
ticket. No one.
DIVINA He is with me.) You visited the sixth floor. INT.10. He reads an open newspaper on the table.O.O. A manila envelope slides under it. He drinks down the bubbles. MAC Who is this? CALLER (V. CALLER (V.) There’s a packet under your door. He opens the envelope. Bed head. Mac recoils.O. Mac heads for it. Jumping in. Looks.
MAC Who is this?
. MAC’S APARTMENT . RING. Fizzzzzzzzzzz. The first photo: Pulls out some photos. He is training. He plops two Alka-Seltzer in a glass of water on the coffee table. Mac looks at the front door. Opens the door. And a plane Grabs an old cordless. Her throat slit open.
The second photo: Mac talking to Lucy.
Mac and Divina in the elevator. Mac looks at them blindly. Into the phone.LATE MORNING Mac’s on his couch in a pair of boxers. MAC Yeah. Latin charm. The third photo: Divina lies on the floor of a janitor closet in a pool of blood.) They found you. MAC What? CALLER (V.
MAC I don’t know what you’re talking about. Looks at Divina dead in her own blood. a natural beauty. CREEK WALK VINEYARD . talks on an old-school phone hanging on the wall. The UFO debris piece his father found. Jeremy.CROWDED AIRPORT BAR . He lifts a square of the hardwood floor and exposes a little chamber. 6. Mac sits at a barstool. MAC WHO IS THIS? CALLER (V. Their son. Opens the plane ticket: TEL AVIV.CONTINUOUS Mac enters the bedroom.O. He pulls something out.INTERCUT International terminal. back in the sack. Maggie’s mom. Holds a drink. He reaches in and takes out an old potato sack. Daughter Sarah. Finishing up.) You have something they want but you’re not to give it to them. MAC’S BEDROOM .
. The concourse buzzes with foreign travellers. clears dirty dishes off a counter.DUSK. INT. Wrinkles it. LAX . On his cell. You’re not safe here. SARAH And that’s how David killed the giant Goliath. Dial tone.11.) You’re phone could be tapped. CALLER (V. plays with a GameBoy. 8. INT.SUNSET MAGGIE. Don’t miss that flight. sharply pulls the bed away and peels back the old shag. Mac looks at the phone. CALLER (V.O. back in the floor.FARMHOUSE KICTHEN . It pops back. Tosses it. He stares at it. Mac’s ex.) The plane ticket is for tonight. DORIS. washes pots at the kitchen sink. He puts it
MAC I can’t make it this weekend. It’s make believe. MAC The Bible is a storybook. sweetheart. MAC I love you. MAGGIE Well. Something’s come up. Lemme talk to your mother. Tan legs. MAGGIE You haven’t seen the kids for six weeks. Pumpkin.INTERCUT Cranston looks at a computer. it isn’t true. MAGGIE’S FARMHOUSE . Kitchen adjacent. What’s come up? MAC I have to go to Israel. MAC Like you honestly care. MAC Can’t we ever get past that? INT.CONTINUOUS . there’s no such things as giants. Yelling out. SARAH MOM! As she drops the phone.12. Comes to
. the phone. maybe you’ll meet another flight attendant. MAC It’s just a story. Maggie wipes her hands on her cutoffs.DEN . MAGGIE I care that you’re lying to them. SARAH But Gramma says its true.
cell into his coat. Mac. you’re were never good at it. THE BARTENDER throws down a coaster. To Mac. CRANSTON MAGGIE. when Artie died I lost it. Beads of sweat. Goodbye. PINKIE RINGS Gimme a Heineken. MAC Are you dating him? MAGGIE He’s sweet. Slicked-over hair covers a bald spot. WE GOT OUR TEE TIME. Dial tone. MAC For eighteen holes? MAGGIE Very funny. He checks in on me. Mac squeezes the mobile off. MAGGIE Then make your alimony and child support. Gulps his drink. MAC Look. MAC Is that Cranston? MAGGIE What if it was? MAC My boss is cutting my own grass? MAGGIE You didn’t want your own grass.
. M. A PINKIE RING fits snugly on the fat little finger of each hand. I want to make it right. Don’t get killed.13. It was wrong. I cheated on you. Slips the
AN IMPECCABLY DRESSED FAT MAN takes the stool next to Mac. Mac. Don’t act jealous.
Without a sound. PINKIE RINGS I saw one once.
MAC Israel. it’s War of the Worlds! TV: AN ALIEN SHIP FIRES A DEATH RAY AT FLEEING CIVILIANS. Either way’s all right with me. Turning to Mac. Points at Mac’s glass. PINKIE RINGS We ran back to camp and told everyone what we’d seen. Home of the suicide bombers.14. Pointing toward the television tucked up near the ceiling.
. straight up into the air. The bartender plops down his beer. PINKIE RINGS Blow ‘em all to kingdom come. BARTENDER You good? MAC Yeah. Mac pulls out his wallet. PINKIE RINGS Where you headed? Stewing over the phone call. MAC Check. At a Boy Scout camp. Not a cloud in the sky then off to my right is this silver disk. Kills his drink. Just hovering. PINKIE RINGS Hey. MAC One what? PINKIE RINGS A UFO. PINKIE RINGS All of a sudden this thing takes off. please. just great.
James Bond sexy. Six hours later everybody but me denied we’d seen anything. GREEN EYES We haven’t much time. Thirties. INT. Carefully painted red lips. She removes her dark sunglasses. Intense GREEN EYES. Mac gets up. A
A TALL FEMALE. She takes Mac by the arm and hurries him out of the men’s room. Choking. Mac grabs his briefcase. MEN’S ROOM . He slams Mac against himself. PINKIE RINGS You’ve got we want. High cheekbones. EXT. backhand judo chop sends him to the ground out cold. green.15. MAC There’s chat rooms for guys like you. MEN’S ROOM . Could be contacts. A chubby hand with a pinkie ring covers his eyes and presses a box-cutter razor against his throat.CONTINUOUS Mac stands at an empty row of urinals relieving himself. Bows and moves the cone. MacKenzie. PINKIE RINGS WHERE IS IT? THWAP! The toe of a shoe kicks Pinkie Rings in the head. Mac zips up his fly. throws down a twenty. Platinum bobbed hair. Turns around. Mac enters. and we’re going to get it whether you’re here or not. Could be a wig. and leaves.CONTINUOUS An orange safety cone blocks the entrance. An ASIAN MAINTENANCE MAN mops behind it. MAC I don’t know what you’re talking about. Too
. He sees Mac approaching.
Sees the maintenance man crouched against the wall. Piped in over the airport commotion.16. his wind knocked out. MEN’S ROOM . She turns and goes.
.CONTINUOUS They rush out of the bathroom.CONTINUOUS She takes him to the boarding agent. MAC Who called me? GREEN EYES His alias is Roswell. INT. Keep to yourself on the flight. They want it back. Overhead. Mac looks back. MAC Who was that guy? GREEN EYES Your father left you something when he died. Mac watches her vanish in the mob.CONTINUOUS She races Mac through the crowd to his gate. FOREIGN FEMALE VOICE Final call for El Al Flight Number 783 for Tel Aviv now boarding at Gate 68. MAC As in New Mexico? Who is he?
GREEN EYES He’s on the inside. INT. EXT. MAC Who are you? GREEN EYES I’m here to make sure you make your flight. It’s not safe for you to be here. GATE 68 . GREEN EYES Someone will meet you in Tel Aviv. CONCOURSE .
Uzi’s. INT.CONTINUOUS The back is crammed with food and supplies. A crude cardboard sign held above the masses. DUSTY HUMMER H2 . Hands it to her. Mac spies it.AFTERNOON A dusty Hummer H2 speeds along a remote two-lane highway.
Identifying himself. SCREAMS. Massive crowd. EXT.S. smiles. He extends a thick calloused hand. HIGHWAY . URI Welcome to Israel. Uri takes I am BenHassen. bounce in the back. Uri takes evasive action. Tools. Armed soldiers everywhere. Uzi’s run in all directions. FEMALE FLIGHT AGENT (O. “MAKKENZIE”. TEL AVIV AIRPORT . BENHASSEN. EXT. Slight accent. MAC Who? URI Call me Uri. MAC Where are we going? URI The Valley of Raphaim.INT’L TERMINAL . MAC I’m MacKenzie. Grabbing Mac’s arm. running for cover.
KABOOM! A suicide bomber. SMOKE.) Your ticket and passport.17. URI She
A rugged-looking Israeli man holds it. Mac shakes it. He rolls his eyes. The crowd scatters.ISRAEL COUNTRYSIDE . artifacts
. Mac pulls out his passport and ticket. please. She’s gorgeous. his bag.MIDDAY A haggard Mac pulls his suitcase into the bright sunshine.
URI Shalom. yes. seeing? MAC Seeing is believing. I’m quite good. and Mac is screen right. Just checking in. GPS screen. Uri’s grandfather. making sure you are safe. center panel. ELISHA Shalom. See you on arrival. On screen. a small webcam reset above the screen. gentlemen.18. I am Doctor Elisha BenHassen. ELISHA BENHASSEN. late seventies. MAC I assume you’re on the good side? ELISHA Yes. Time for my nap. Everything flies. Finds
ELISHA Good. uncovered something. Center dashboard. MacKenzie. Elisha. We are clear. Welcome to Israel.
. Mac looks around to see where his feed is coming from. thank you. MAC I guess we’re safe. Same accent as Uri. Bouncing around violently. The H2 hits a large bump in the road. MAC Raphaim? URI The Valley of Death. get there? We have Believing is
How long to
URI Everything here is three hours.
The screen divides into three vertical panels. Shalom. Uri screen left.
INT. MAC Did the excavation cause it? No. A semi-circle of phallic monoliths surround an altar. Mac gets a visual. EXT. The ground starting collapsing the day we found the tomb. Beneath them lies the ancient temple ruins of a pagan fertility god. At the heart of the pit is a small room with workers surrounding a large sarcophagus. An ATV with two people on it drive past them. The H2 weaves its way through the camp. Tents. Exposed catacombs stretch out below them.AFTERNOON Dirt and dust. Workers with shoulder-sling canteens and hand shovels wave at Uri as they drive by. EXCAVATION PIT .A DIG SITE .MOMENTS LATER Uri walks Mac to the massive open pit. Mac stops alongside. EXT. DIRTY H2 . and port-o-potties litter the area. MAC What’s that? URI A sinkhole. Chickens and a few goats scurry out of the way. generators.CONTINUOUS Pointing.
.19. Yellow caution tape outlines a large twenty-foot circle off to the right. URI The excavation is over there. More dust.MOMENTS LATER Uri stops at the top of the large open pit.
EXT. Taking it all in. Worklights stand strategically. VALLEY OF RAPHAIM . Like quicksand. URI It’s bizarre. DIG SITE .
it’s a giant. Dr. six toes on each hand and foot. Stepping next to Mac. DR. Wire-rim trifocals. Mac steps forward. Tall walls. MAC Holy cow.MOMENTS LATER A small inner room. Grasps his hand.
They turn. Completely intact. The heavy lid lays next to it on a thick block of rocks. White beard. CROSS tied loosely around his neck. a large. Stoop shoulders. URI This is my grandfather. URI Here. OLD VOICE (O. Stained khaki pants.
. Welcome. ELISHA BENHASSEN. Elisha BenHassen. the American. There’s an ANCIENT
URI This is Art MacKenzie. A faded cotton shirt hangs loosely around his thin body. Rephaim. URI Go look.S. MAC What is it? Nephilim. Mac migrates over.20. Stupefied. EXPOSED SMALL ROOM .) Anakim. heavy. The workers step back as Uri enters with Mac. INT. Enormous size. White hair creeps over and out of his ears. Peers into it. In the center. A wizened elderly man.
MAC My God. STONE SARCOPHAGUS. Over twelve feet in length. He extends a twisted arthritic hand. ELISHA Shalom. Six fingers. A GIANT SKELETON. MacKenzie.
and we looked the same to them.and also afterwardwhen the sons of God went into the daughters of men and had children by them.” A FEMALE WORKER blasts an air-horn from the top of the pit.
ELISHA ‘We saw Nephilim there. ELISHA Meet Goliath’s bloodline. right? ELISHA When my people first entered the Promised Land they reported giants living there. Crooked fingers trace the letters etched in the stone lid.21. Mac jumps. He motions for it. Uri pulls up a wooden crate. MAC What is it? ELISHA Have you ever heard of David and Goliath? MAC Of course. Tender accent.’ MAC “Nephilim”? Elisha turns to Genesis. The old man gingerly sits down. Rephaim. Anakim. ELISHA Nephilim. An OLD BIBLE on the heavy lid. MAC You’re kidding. All different words uttered by my ancestors thousands of years ago to describe the same creature. ELISHA “The Nephilim were on the earth in those days . We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes.
MAC The toe? URI DNA testing. Mac can’t resist touching the giant bony foot. ELISHA Let us eat. resulting in unholy union between themselves and earthly women. MAC Who were the “sons of God”? Leaning back. Not tracking. ELISHA The fallen angels. Points.DUSK . A lab in Jerusalem. He takes it.
.22. The result. Uri. Nephilim. one of his leaders. Stops
MAC Lucifer and his disgruntled lot? ELISHA Semjaza. Mac and Uri sit around a folding table with grapes. The human race became essentially non-human. CAMPSITE . and sandwiches. Elisha offers Mac a sandwich. FEMALE WORKER FOOD IS READY! Come. By corrupting the human offspring. cheeses. the fallen angels had altered human DNA.
They all head out.MOMENTS LATER Elisha. MAC Fallen angels? ELISHA They came to earth and resided here. EXT. Mac notices a toe missing on the skeleton’s left foot.
MAC What does that have to with me? ELISHA That woman you talked to at the hospital. The rest of the imperfect inhabitants he destroyed with The Great Flood. MAC How so? ELISHA He had little choice! With Semjaza’s demonic fornicators. ELISHA But God saved those who had not been corrupted. These aliens are again offering technology and are abducting women for intercourse. ELISHA It is harsh! And definitely true. Noah? MAC As in Noah’s Ark?
ELISHA Now present day. Uri reaches for more grapes. It says Noah was perfect in all his generations. Not convinced. Lucy?
. URI That is your theory. a distant planet.23. and have come only to renew themselves with fresh genetic material? ELISHA Certainly plausible. MAC A bit harsh. the original gene pool of mankind was polluted beyond recognition. Cleans his glasses on his gauzy-soft shirt. What if they are from a dying race. if it’s true. Perplexed.
stands nearby next to a lightbox. by. part of an elaborate deception. FINEBERG stands by a bench.MOMENTS LATER JARED. Trying to connect some far-fetched dots. Once again they are impregnating our women and creating a superrace of hybrids. INT. A WORKER runs up to the table. Elisha sits as Mac and Uri stand close behind. MAC You’re saying that these supposed aliens are actually demons? ELISHA Yes. WORKER Jared has Dr. MAC What about her? ELISHA She’s telling the truth. stands up and offers his chair to Elisha. us go. Jared stands
. On a work table a 17” Powerbook with a webcam attached. COMPUTER SCREEN . Sophisticated equipment everywhere. DR. ELISHA Ahhhh.. His senior assistant. Fineberg online. MOISHE. MAC How do you know? ELISHA These aliens are the fallen angels. FINEBERG’S LAB . Technicians task away..WEBFEED Computers line the walls atop benches and tables.Nephilim. a young techie.DR. COMMUNICATIONS TENT . God’s spiraling signature of human creation.24. DNA. URI The DNA results from the giant.
We have the DNA results. but I am afraid Moishe’s English is better. DR. Rapid gunfire strafes the place. FINEBERG Simply put. MOISHE Nothing on this planet has a fifth nucleotide. There is a foreign nucleotide which creates an exotic pair. my DNA. FINEBERG The control sample.25. FINEBERG It doesn’t match up with any of the four known nucleotides. this is a different life-form. It is something we have never seen before. DR. Jumping back in. MOISHE The skeleton DNA is not complete. MOISHE We ran it three times with a sequencing gel. Moishe slips a large piece of film over the lightbox. BenHassen. MAC What’s so different? DR. Difficult accent. FOUR MASKED GUNMEN dressed in black rush the lab. In the background. Fineberg. ELISHA Shalom. MOISHE The tests show that it is not entirely human. DR. But the sarcophagus sample did not. We’ve never seen anything like it. FINEBERG It is fragmented. DR. sequenced. Dr. FINEBERG Shalom. Intrigued.
Fineberg and Moishe killed. MAC And? ELISHA The results were the same as Fineberg’s.LATER Elisha sleeps in an armchair in a corner of the large tent. ELISHA We go. EXT. Waving. gunmen place charges. CAMPSITE . Jared nudges him. URI I’M GOING TO THE LAB.
.26. MAC What do you mean?
ELISHA Roswell did secret DNA testing on amniotic fluid from Lucy.ELISHA’S TENT . WITH ME. KA-BOOM! Elisha’s laptop screen goes blank. JARED Doctor. GET ROSWELL. JARED. General Roswell is on the webcam. TELL HIM WHAT YOU SAW. station. Uri pulls up the H2 a short distance away.NIGHT . enemy is not happy. Technicians mowed down. Elisha shakes off his nap. ELISHA Jahweh be with us. URI MACKENZIE. Evacuate. A fifth nucleotide. Jared jumps to another work The
ELISHA We are uncovering the truth. Very good. Uri races out of the tent.
EXT. still earning his trust. CAMPSITE . Webcam feed. The twenty-foot sinkhole is now a twenty-foot bottomless pit. Something
He reaches into the sarcophagus and picks up the skeleton. sir? ELISHA No. Heads towards the port-o-pottie for a middle of the night pee. Elisha. EXT. LARGE ALMOND EYES. different.
.MOMENTS LATER Computer screen.NIGHT . Roswell. At the outhouse door he notices the sinkhole. Holds his lantern out for a better look. Digital delay. POINTY EYETEETH. WORK STATION TENT . SINKHOLE . Does MacKenzie have the piece? ELISHA We haven’t gotten that far. EXCAVATION SITE . Looks down at the inner room. He hears something.27. RIPPED. JARED Should I try him again. Roswell is speaking but there is no audio. INNER ROOM . INT. Elisha leaves his tent with his lantern.CONTINUOUS Elisha stops at the yellow tape. Sorry about Fineberg. Then video is gone. INT.
ELISHA Shalom.CONTINUOUS Elisha arrives at the rim. ROSWELL Shalom. Things are heating up. Heads for the site. God is sovereign even over the internet. EXT. We are
Interference overtakes the image.CONTINUOUS He sees a TWELVE-FOOT GIANT.LATER The camp is asleep.
An old pot of tea sits center. All our proof has disappeared. Mac and Uri face
. EXCAVATION SITE RIM . URI The skeleton is gone. our DNA is annihilated. They stare at their tea. URI And our skeleton is gone. Lifts the skeleton over high over his head. The giant squats. Leaps twenty feet over Elisha and into the sinkhole. BRIGHT AURORA LIGHT PARTICLES flash around him. He’s gone. MAC You really saw a giant? ELISHA As real as you. Elisha.28. Slamming the table. He turns. ELISHA’S TENT .CONTINUOUS The giant faces off with Elisha. Sees Elisha at the rim. The sinkhole closes back into quicksand. INT. Superhuman speed. ELISHA Holy God.
The giant bounds up the ramp. the Nephilim are back. Is about to throw it at him.
EXT. MAC That’s just too fantastic. I COMMAND YOU TO LEAVE. ELISHA IN THE NAME OF JEHOVAH EMMANUEL. Elisha holds up the ancient Jerusalem cross from around his neck. ELISHA STOP IN THE NAME OF YESHUA! The giant freezes.NIGHT .MUCH LATER A lantern sits on a folding picnic table.
ELISHA Not all our proof. MAC No. wrote a letter saying as much. ELISHA What did he write you? MAC About handling sections of the saucer. or whatever it was. ELISHA Yes. ELISHA Did he talk about an alien? Mac looks at Uri. He
MAC Is that what this is all about? ELISHA Do you still have it? MAC What does it matter? ELISHA Roswell believes that piece has information encoded in it that’s linked to the alien base. Mac looks up. yes? Unsure what’s next. Looks back. too. MAC How so? ELISHA Your father saw the UFO in New Mexico. MAC Probably got him murdered. God has brought MacKenzie here for a reason. Did he leave a piece of the debris with you? Mac looks at Uri.29. MAC What alien base?
S. MAC I thought you were a Jew. ELISHA Your military has a base in Nevada. Military is working with aliens? ELISHA They have been since 1947. The aging Elisha leans onto the table.30. A Messianic Jew. ELISHA A Jew that receives Yeshua as the Messiah of Israel. We need to get that piece before they do. It’s our only chance of destroying the base. 2-4-2 MAC What’s that? ELISHA The Holocaust. As a boy I was interned at Bergen Belsen. Mac looks at Uri for verification. ELISHA Do you have the piece? Mac notices a faded number tattooed on Elisha’s wrist. MAC You survived? ELISHA Yeshua A Meshiac was with me. lantern. MAC I see. MAC The U. MAC Yeshua A Meshiac? ELISHA Yeshua the Messiah. 5-6-0Closer to the
. We believe there is a harvest colony there of cross-breeds.
But now I am tired. Standing feebly. ELISHA I am strong in the Lord. ELISHA Where is it now? Some hesitation. MAC Yes. You cannot serve two masters. Uri will diagnose it. MacKenzie. MAC When? URI Daybreak.31. Drawing in. Looks back at Elisha. Mac stops. ELISHA There is important data stored on the piece. Uri and Mac head out of the tent.
. Confiding for the first time with anyone. ELISHA There is a God. Now you must choose. Do you still have the piece? A breath. Mac shifts uncomfortably. MacKenzie. MAC Who exactly are you? ELISHA I have chosen God’s side. MAC Hidden under a floor board in my apartment. URI I’m going back with you. There are spiritual principalities. Goodnight. I do. Yes. and Yeshua is his son whether you believe it or not.
MAC For what purpose? ELISHA He will show you in time.
ELISHA A month ago I had a dream. BenHassen. He embraces Mac. Wistful smile. MAC Dr. He sings a prayer in Hebrew over Mac. must pray as well. He finishes and slowly takes his arthritic hands off his head.32. Uri honks the horn of the H2. you really saw a modern day Nephilim? ELISHA Yes.
. ELISHA He delights in using the weakest of us to carry out his will. MAC I’ll try. be with you. MacKenzie. God will Points at his watch. I saw you were coming here. MAC I’m no saint. Shaking his head. Tears well up in the corners of his eyes. EXT. that He was sending you. For the first time I am sorry God promised to never send another flood.DAWN Elisha wears a worn prayer shawl and a faded yarmulke. MAC Why? ELISHA To accomplish His purpose. You
ELISHA I will pray for your safety. CAMPSITE .
Heads to the bedroom.
ELISHA God has the final word. Uri motions to answer it. Stealth-like.
Wheels puffing out
Sawed out dead bolt. MAC It’s in here. EXT. Mac’s queen-sized bed stands on end. RING. ELISHA You will need this. MacKenzie. MAC It’s gone. EXT. The ugly shag rug under the bed has been pulled up.
. The crusty picture frame is missing.CONTINUOUS Clothes strewn everywhere.
His sofa has been slit end to end. Uri follows. You must
Nods slowly.CONTINUOUS It’s ravaged. Mac jumps through the mess. Shalom. MAC’S APARTMENT . stuffing everywhere. revealing an empty secret space. BEDROOM . Mayhem.LATE AFTERNOON
An El Al 747 touches down on the runway.
INT.DUSK Signs of trouble. His TWO FISH bloat from death. MAC’S APARTMENT . smoke. Mac holds his gaze.33. The old hardwood floor pulled up. LAX RUNWAY . Torn upside down. Puts it over Mac’s head. The phone. Tampered door knob. The bed frame is mangled. Elisha takes the ancient Jerusalem cross from around his neck. The goldfish bowl lies shattered on the desk. believe.
INT. Both men freeze.FRONT DOOR .
34. He opens the rear door. Rearview mirror. More speed. A quick left into an alley. Mac and Uri get in. MAC They got the piece.MORNING Mac and Uri cruise in the Jeep. See you at
INT. A BLACK LIMOUSINE pulls up. the driver. Meet me there tomorrow at ten a-m. ROSWELL (V. DIEBOL.O.) It’s Roswell. Someone’s
.O.INTERCUT Dial tone. A hard right onto a side street. MAC HOLD ON. The rear window rolls down silently.) Get a hotel. ten.
EXT.CONTINUOUS They’re rolling. STREET . EXT. Another right. Whoever is gone. MAC Hello? CALLER (V. hops out. Uri nods to leave. There’s an old warehouse across from the train station. Mac downshifts and punches it. Dark tinted glass. late seventies. Muscular. MAC’S APARTMENT . I know. Mac looks at Uri. ROSWELL. ABANDONED FACTORY . wears a military uniform. He motions them over. EXT. More bodyguard than chauffeur. STREET .BLACK LIMOUSINE .LATER Mac and Uri sit in the dark shade of a loading dock. Large. tailing them.
. One shake. MAC What happened? Looks out the tinted glass. You’re bigger than I pictured. Extends his hand. Back at Mac and Uri. ROSWELL President Truman formed a group of men to study the alien problem. ROSWELL’S LIMOUSINE . MAC You knew my father? ROSWELL I was with him in New Mexico. You have quite a decorated past in the Israeli Special Forces. Roswell takes a long look.35. Shocked. INT. URI The alien base. Mac shoots him a look. His eyes gaze impassively. They became a rogue element accountable to no one. Uri instinctively salutes. ROSWELL Your father was a good man.
He never knew. He waves him off. ROSWELL I’ve been involved with the alien presence since ’47.
ROSWELL And you’re Art MacKenzie. MAC General.CONTINUOUS ROSWELL Uri BenHassen.
MAC Why is the debris piece such a threat? He opens his briefcase. Puts it together. A dying alien convinced him to host his spirit. ROSWELL More than that. He now interprets his supernatural powers. ROSWELL The White House knows it only as an extraterrestrial research center. I believe the blueprints for the base are encoded in its memory. It’s alien technology. URI Security threat. It turns sunshine into plutonium. Pulling out aerial photos of the base. MAC Who’s in charge? ROSWELL A man called Abaris. ROSWELL The piece your father left you was from the mothership. URI Nuclear power. But I believe they are cultivating embryos from alien abductions. MAC That’s why it won’t wrinkle. The base is solar powered by inorganic plasma. URI A harvest colony.36. ROSWELL The outer coating of the saucer is a carbon fiber alloy with elastic memory.
You’ll travel incognito. ROSWELL Only you can identify the piece. Outside Palmdale. MAC Where do we come in? A pregnant pause. but I need you to identify it. Points on the map. At the risk of sounding stupid. URI And destroy the harvest colony. URI So we blow up the base. If the core is contaminated the reaction would obliterate the base. Uri’s military mind. MAC But they know who I am. They offer technology but they are out to destroy us. ROSWELL The power core is highly secured. ROSWELL Tomorrow morning at zero-fourhundred you’ll meet me here. You’ll pose as new technicians. ROSWELL I know where the piece is.
. MAC Can’t we just let them keep it? ROSWELL The aliens’ agenda is evil.
ROSWELL From here we’ll fly to the base.37. He opens a map. We’re going in tomorrow. ROSWELL But we need the piece to get the blueprints.
check their car.
Run to the limo. pulls out a telescopic pole with a mirror attached at the end. Go back to the hotel. ROSWELL’S LIMOUSINE .38. beams. They finish dressing quickly. thirties.
. Reads a map.WESTWOOD . Flashes its high Climb in. Gives one to each.
They’re gone. The back tires spin. He looks under Mac’s Jeep. Reaches in. EXT. sporty and sexy. Be on time. HOTEL . Through the window they see a sign: EXT. ROSWELL Zero four-hundred. SERVICE ROAD . Roswell pulls two shiny silver tote bags from the trunk. Diebol sticks it under an abandoned car in the parking lot. They change into their silver jumpsuits without a word. 4 AM.HIGHWAY . Sharp. MAC’S JEEP . Uri looks around. ROSWELL Diebol.
INT.CONTINUOUS A VERY ATTRACTIVE WOMAN.MOMENTS LATER Back at Mac’s Jeep. Change rooms. Stands up with a quarter-sized object.3 AM Mac and Uri walk out of the hotel. ABANDONED FACTORY . EXT. Diebol goes to the trunk. sits next to Roswell. ROSWELL Tracking device.
PALMDALE 20 MILES. INT. No phone calls.LATER The Jeep pulls off the highway onto a dirt service road. Another car pulls onto the road. Tumbleweeds. Stops.LATER Uri holds a mini-flashlight in his mouth.
To Mac. Laura. I made sure you got to the plane. She massages Mac’s entire face with the liquid. Shakes Uri’s. ROSWELL And this is Uri BenHassen. hands. She squirts some liquid in her hands. WOMAN I see you made your flight. LAURA Close your eyes. Mac sits there. MAC I don’t follow. Blond wig? Smiles.
LAURA It’s time for your makeover. her beauty. LAURA At the airport. Smiles. She looks back at Mac. ROSWELL MacKenzie. It’s a make-up kit. LAURA Let it dry. He studies
. URI Same for me.39. She extends her hand. MAC “Green eyes”. She opens a tackle box. Then his Faces Mac. She pats the seat next to her for Mac to come. Pleasure. MAC I could get used to this. this is my daughter.
LAURA Thumbprints. The lotion on his face dries into wrinkled skin. Then offers it to Uri.40. and thumbprints. LAURA Take a look. Clear adhesive. It quickly turns to an oily grayish white. She pulls out some wire-rim spectacles. FLASH. LAURA Put this on. She pulls a tube out. LAURA Lower it. Uri leans across and presses his thumb on it. Then takes his thumb. She pulls out a ziplock baggie containing a matching color goatee. Uri watches her work quickly. parts his hair on the other side. LAURA Uri. presses it on the glass. She Laura faces him with a special digital
She connects the camera to an external palm device. opens the lid revealing a scanner surface.
. Affixes the goatee. Mac lowers it. Uri looks over. Hits a button on the side.
MAC Unbelievable. He holds it up. She hands him a small mirror. She grabs a comb. She centers him. Massages his hair thoroughly. Sees an old man. She presses another button. She hands Mac a synthetic thimble. Squeezes it in her hands. Puts them on him. FLASH. She applies it around his lips and chin. camera. It prints out TWO LAMINATED PHOTO ID’S complete with names. photos.
She slips it snugly onto his thumb. Another bottle.
Mac clips it on. ROSWELL You’re not to address you are spoken to you And whatever you see. Reads it upside down. Mac shoots her another look. Is that clear? MAC Is Laura coming with us? ROSWELL No. Is that clear? Mac makes eye contact with Laura. LAURA You’re from New Jersey. Back to Roswell. She smiles back. Back to business. under any look the
Laura hands them each a small flip phone.
ROSWELL You are going to want to ask a lot of questions. anyone. circumstances. And don’t talk to anyone.
ROSWELL The piece is in a special area. She attaches a clip.
MAC Who’s Dr. I’ll find you. ROSWELL If we are separated. you can text message. You are not to do so. Roswell shifts in his seat. If defer to me. do not least bit surprised.
. You will see aliens. Irving Liebowitz? She smiles at him. You are NOT to make eye contact. Mac notices him wince. Don’t look for me. LAURA It goes on your left pocket.41. Handing them over.
WalkieThe They get out. EXT. weapons. METAL STAIRCASE AGAINST THE PLANE . A LARGE MP stops Mac.C.EARLY MORNING The jet pulls up to a ten acre. Walkies. EXT. Catches himself. Dobermans on harnesses. Roswell passes the guards. four-story hangar.DAWN The limo pulls up outside a fenced area. TARMAC . People load by a
Then Mac. Checking ID'S. ROSWELL (O. Sidearms. high hangar doors. Uri close behind. EXT. at Mac. Then
Looks closely at the credential.
Adjusts his glasses. talkies. ALIEN BASE . staircase. Automatic
. LARGE MP NEXT.
Uri looks back up the stairs. Deployed in twos. Time to focus.CONTINUOUS MP’S everywhere. Mac stares ahead. Mac watches them go by. towering doors are slightly open. EXT. ROSWELL Stay close. GIANT HANGAR . INT. MAC A FedEx jet? ROSWELL Part of the deception. TWO MP’S. Yellow helmets.42.CONTINUOUS
Mac hurries up to Roswell and Uri as they enter the huge.GIANT HANGAR . GIANT HANGAR . A FedEx Cargo jet is parked on the tarmac.CONTINUOUS Top of the staircase.) We’re here.
ROSWELL This is us. everyone closely. CLOSE-UP CONTROL PANEL . Nods toward the control panel. Inspects
He inserts a KEY attached to his belt. In place of floor 12 are
Next to the letters MAJ is a horizontal slot in the panel for a specially constructed key card.43. into the control panel. shoots Mac a look.CONTINUOUS The floor numbers descend 1 to 12. LARGE ELEVATOR CHAMBER .
. THE OPERATOR. Eleventh floor.
Roswell catches Mac’s eye. All head toward a large elevator.
INT. Scientists and other plane passengers avoid the MP’s looks. Stand guard. wide doors whoosh shut. MAC Excuse me. Uri and Mac rub shoulders with the rest. The Elevator doors whoosh open. next to a sidearm. Under his breath. Four more MP’s rush into the huge lift as the AIRLOCK DOORS hiss shut. The large. They face the crowd. the letters MAJ. Certain areas of the hangar are sectioned off with tall black partitions. Roswell. Mac studies the panel. MPs salute and get back in.CONTINUOUS A hundred scientists and technicians load in. A TALL BLACK MP. Roswell. Uri and Mac get off. MPs exit. Rifles up and ready. INT.
ANOTHER POD OF SCIENTISTS march quickly in his direction. A HUGE FOOT. Bony arms. A GIANT. A deadness. Slows down.
INT. Blank faces swoosh by. They’re examining someone.CONTINUOUS Mac plows into the far MP standing guard at the door. No acknowledgement. ADJACENT LAB . Mac whips around. Mac smiles at an academic blonde. Looks inside.
Roswell’s hand behind his back. ceiling and floor are monochromatic. Light emanates from above. Mac looks to Roswell.
. Motions to look inside. Elongated head. Mac looks up. He passes. Zombies. Roswell ahead.CONTINUOUS A SCIENTIST stands next to A SMALL GRAY BEING.
Whoosh. Roswell stops in front of a panel. It closes. It opens. Mac approaches. He passes through. MAC You go.CONTINUOUS Walls. Mac quickly backs away.CONTINUOUS A small group of men and women with ID credentials pass the other direction. INT. A very low frequency oscillates from below. Clipboards. Gone. It opens.44. Uri steps up to the panel. ELEVENTH FLOOR CORRIDOR . Mac and Uri behind. INT. Eerie looking. Mac falls behind Uri. It slides open quietly to the left. SIX TOES. She looks down and away.
He walks through. Hate. The MP stares down. Panic. Mac looks ahead. Two tall MP’s frame the door. Roswell looks away. HALLWAY . Faint outlines of panels appear every four feet. ELEVENTH FLOOR LOBBY . Credentials.
Roswell approaches a blank wall. A somber military gray. WHAM! INT. It’s rampant. Another lab up ahead. BEEEEEEP! SCREEEEECH! A fast moving electric cart carrying more MP’s swerves to avoid Mac.
A moment. Mac looks around.
. Mac approaches. Uri approaches. INT. They go everywhere. are up ahead. Six seats each. ROSWELL Not good.45. Whispering. Roswell and Uri
MAC My God. Overwhelmed. ROSWELL Later. ROSWELL There have an entire network of tunnels that crisscross under the planet. Mac shoots him a look. Four others cars behind. Roswell reaches out. Benches constructed of a seamless material never seen before. They go through. SMALL DETAINING ROOM .CONTINUOUS They enter the platform of a small station. Mac turns back to the lab where the alien was examining the giant. An empty train glides out of the dark tunnel from the left. Mac does the same. Uri. A large cylindrical ceiling reaches twenty feet high. A conductor sits in a glass-domed car at the front. TWO MORE MP’S talk to those at the door. Ice. but did not believe it.
They walk slowly towards another set of doors. two abreast. Nauseous. URI The sinkholes. Peers down the Their tags
Inside the tunnel other tunnels bore through the concrete overhead and to the side. The door slides open. Quiet. Roswell returns the gesture.CONTINUOUS TWO MP’S salute. SMALL SUBWAY STATION . are checked. did you see it? URI Yes. They get waved through. Disoriented. tunnel. Sets the palm of his hand on a scanning device near the door. Roswell walks to the edge by the tracks. INT.
Mac and Uri finally catch up. Large luminous orbs imbedded in the ceiling cast a peculiar greenish light.46. Pay attention. Roswell clears his throat. BUILT-OUT CAVERN . Roswell. URI Un-be-liev-able.CONTINUOUS They enter an enormous space. The ceiling is a hundred feet high. ROSWELL Stay close. They diverted the water. Mac sees he has fallen a dozen paces behind. A glass command post nestles in the center of the catwalks like the body on a daddy-longlegs. A metal scissor-lift ascends next to the craft with a TECHNICIAN in another silver jumpsuit. They’re gone. closing the distance to the saucer. Roswell continues the same pace. Sternly. Twenty feet off the ground. Walking forward. Motionless. thick cables. Some MP’s load in the car behind. MAC Yessir. Still rubbernecking. Mac glances at Uri. Mac freezes in awe. Mac is agog. He quickly rejoins them. The doors open. Then follows his gaze.
. covered with steel-girded catwalks supporting a maze of powerful lights. exposing the interior. ROSWELL It’s a natural cavern. and overhead cranes. The train accelerates quickly. He holds a small palm device.
A short distance away A DISK-SHAPED FLYING SAUCER HOVERS silently above the floor of the cavern. Mac and Uri get in the first car. A portal is open. INT. Two men stand inside. Quietly. UNIFORMED TECHNICIANS are stationed everywhere. Used to be an underground reservoir.
Horrible images flash through his mind. It floats noiselessly. A one-piece jumpsuit matches the color of his skin exactly. The creature jerks his head. An AMERICAN FLAG is painted near the hatch door. next to him. Facing him. TWO LARGE. Blurry. Taller. Turn around and walk away. NOW. A row of windows circles the craft near the top. One of the men standing in front of the portal moves from the interior onto the lift. Now. He reveals another ALIEN.
ROSWELL MacKenzie. Bothered by Mac’s very presence. Spindly arms. The sleek exterior is of a dull gray metal-like material similar to the debris piece.47. They’re alone. Immobilizing. an area for equipment. A disproportionately large head.
They reach a partition. On the bottom are round indentations that appear to conceal lights. Inches from his face. Looks right at him. Mac can only stare back. ROSWELL MOVE. him up. keep him moving. MAC Sorry. ROSWELL I said no eye contact. Walk behind it. An invisible force hits Mac in his solar plexus. ANGLED BLACK EYES dominate the alien’s face. Thin torso. Blocking his line of sight.
. Mac is blanking. Distracted. Roswell stops twenty feet from the disk. Roswell and Uri shore Find themselves in
Mac turns around and begins to weave. Mac and Uri stop
The disk is seamless. SIX FINGERS on each hand. MAC My God. MACKENZIE.
only to bounce back in perfect shape after his foot lifts off it. Uri and Mac follow. ROSWELL Let’s move. What did you do? MAC A force came at me. piece? How about any
ROSWELL It has to be from that mothership! MAC It’s impossible. ROSWELL You drew attention to yourself. TWO MP’s
The heavy door at the room’s entrance slides open.
Mac dives around the back of the pile. Time is of the essence.48.CONTINUOUS They enter a large storage area. Looking up at the mountain of scrap. He walks off briskly. A total sense of evil. We may have been compromised. ROSWELL You know what it looks like.
. MAC We’ll never find it. Inspecting random pieces. with automatic weapons enter the room. Uri nods.
The MP’s approach Roswell who is pointing at the pile and improvs a briefing with Uri. Uri coughs loudly. it. Mac circles up the pile. Each step silently crushes the foil beneath him. arms crossed. There’s A MOUNTAIN OF FOIL-
ROSWELL My sources tell me the piece was brought back here. Find
Mac clumsily climbs up the debris heap looking for the one. Like he wanted me dead. LIKE DEBRIS thirty feet high. STORAGE AREA .
They’re all geometric shapes. the wall covering. The door closes behind them. Uri looks down at the scraps in the heap. URI What shape is it? Guessing.49. down a long hall. Mac peers around and sees the MP’s talking to Roswell. ELEVATOR . INT. A little bigger
They both sift through the arduous task. than my hand. the bedding. hexagrams. Tall curtains drape from the high ceiling. Opens his palms. INT. squares. OLD VOICE FROM THE BED Come. LOBBY . ellipses. circles. He crunches them in both hands. the sofa. MAC It’s a trapezoid. The decor is exquisite. Is distracted by the resilient foil pieces. The carpet.MOMENTS LATER A large room. Gets to Mac.MAJ 12 . Spellbound. Rhomboids. MAC Where’d they take him? URI Some emergency meeting. A shaky voice. The doors whoosh open. They head A circuitlike key card is
. Roswell nods to Uri and leaves with the MP’s. triangles. they spring back. INT. Uri scurries up the debris pile. in the slot for level MAJ 12. pentagrams.CONTINUOUS Roswell exits the elevator with his MP escort. BEDROOM SUITE .MOMENTS LATER Roswell stands next to the MP’s. A KNOCK at the door. everything a shade of gray.
Uri scrambles over. The MP’s close the door behind him.50. He lets out a sigh.
Looking heavenly. Freezes. INT. Takes it from Mac. MAC Uri. ROSWELL Hello. early eighties. Sees the cross a few feet away. His jumpsuit is zipped open. The cross keeps swinging out around his neck. no two of which are parallel. Sweat on his brow. Exploding. ABARIS. MAC YOU FIND IT. Abaris. come in Nathan. sits in bed in darkness from his chest up. Inspects it. Off Mac’s look.
He walks to the foot of the bed. Roswell enters. OLD VOICE FROM THE BED (O.
. blocking his vision. URI That’s not a trapezoid. STORAGE AREA . We will soon be in need of a new host.CONTINUOUS Mac plows furiously on his hands and knees.) Yes.
It has four sides. Throwing the cross off his neck. it’s a trapezium.C. ABARIS Hello old friend. ROSWELL What can I do for you? ABARIS This body is getting weaker. Then goes and picks up the debris piece under it. The door opens revealing Roswell and the MPs. we got it.
Low tones to Mac. Other technicians
INT.CONTINUOUS Lucy walks down the hall towards the orderly’s desk. The train whooshs off. The restraints spring open magically.LATER Mac and Uri sit restlessly on the bench.CONTINUOUS RING. They join him in the car. Hair matted in clumps next to her face.
Roswell. ROSWELL’S LIMOUSINE . Uri looks back. Her eyes open. INT. INT. and walks to the door. Uri and Laura all give Mac a look.51. No Roswell. She picks up the phone receiver. No one is talking. Hello? Roswell gives a slow nod. BRIGHT AURORA LIGHT PARTICLES fill the air. A train pulls into the station. She sits up. MAC
. stands. HALLWAY . INT. stand by the tracks. Mac’s cell phone. Lids have a peculiar red color to them.LOCKDOWN WING . Sees Roswell in an empty car. RING.AFTERNOON Lucy lays asleep on a bed. The door unlocks itself. Slides open. The workers start to load the train. SUBWAY PLATFORM . Her eyes are swollen shut. She walks into the hall. Closes her eyes and touches the top of the cradle. Mac finds his phone. stainless steel guards. Mac and Uri both check the platform entrance. No one is there. Her hands bound at the wrists to
She’s noticeably thinner. URI He’s in the train. Mac shrugs. CAMARILLO STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL .
tatoos.. HALLWAY . URI Who was it? MAC It was Lucy. skinhead. Lucy.
LUCY You’re the wa-one..INTERCUT A HEAVY-SET NATIVE-AMERICAN ORDERLY.CONTINUOUS Convulsive stammer. Taking her away.52. INT. ROSWELL Where was she calling from? URI Check your call log.
BUDDY Let’s go.INTERCUT ROSWELL No one has that number. Phone time is over. She said “I’m the one”. How did you get out anyway? INT.LOCKDOWN WING . ROSWELL’S LIMOUSINE .LOCKDOWN WING . INT. Gentle spirit. hangs up the phone. A hand takes the phone away from her. ROSWELL’S LIMOUSINE .INTERCUT MAC The one what? Dial tone. LAURA The one what? MAC I don’t know.you’re the waone. two gold front teeth. HALLWAY .
. Trance-like. INT. BUDDY.
Lockdown. Buddy looks at the receiver.INTERCUT MAC Camarillo Care Center. Mac shuttles through his phone. ROSWELL’S LIMOUSINE . BUDDY Camarillo Care Center. MAC It’s 8-0-5.AFTERNOON A pinkie ring on a chubby finger holds a score card. Dial tone. runs back to the phone. Roswell nods. 9999. PINKIE RINGS Not bad. He
INT. PINKIE RINGS Where’s MacKenzie?
Mac hits dial. CRANSTON I want out. It self locks. He reaches for a can of Heineken out of the cup holder. LAURA They’ve transferred her. Takes a swig. PINKIE RINGS It’s too late. LAURA Ventura County.LOCKDOWN WING . Call her back. HALLWAY . Two birds. lockdown. threat. Winded. Finds the number.GOLF CART . Buddy slides Lucy’s door closed.CONTINUOUS RING. GOLF COURSE .53. A short pencil writes down two “4’s”. She’s a
Pinkie Rings is next to Jim Cranston.
General Black. An easy smile. PATRICE Are you related to the patient? ROSWELL No. CAMARILLO CARE CENTER HOSPITAL .LATER FOUR SEVERELY MENTALLY RETARDED ADULTS. She finishes. around. led by an ORDERLY. scratches his neck. Roswell Looks
PATRICE How can I help you gentlemen? ROSWELL I have orders to see a patient from the military psych ward in Westwood. Mac. PATRICE Yessir. in civilian clothes.
.S. Air Force. Say you have work for him. Pinkie Rings swigs again on the Heinie. She stops tapping the pen. and you are? ROSWELL General Black. U. A small fan blows behind her. nods. She lifts a long purple fingernail. Do it now.54. A BLACK WOMAN IN A WHITE UNIFORM. CRANSTON Maggie hasn’t heard from him. INT. PATRICE BURROSS. PINKIE RINGS Call her again. Are you part of the Conservatorship? ROSWELL I have orders. PATRICE Yessir. Cranston reluctantly opens his cell phone. Just a minute. Taps her pen. Beautifully braided hair. pass Mac and Roswell at the admittance desk. is on the phone at the counter.
Impersonal. I’m not. PATRICE Then I’m sorry. DR. SHERMAN Yes? PATRICE General Black is requesting to see a patient admitted from the military psych ward in Westwood. but it’s important that I see her. SHERMAN looks over. you. Is she still sedated? DR. Holds a chart. SHERMAN Is he part of the Conservatorship? PATRICE No. down the hall. DR. DR. SHERMAN? Over his glasses. PATRICE Well you’re in luck. PATRICE DR. station. SHERMAN That’s private information.55. Over Roswell. PATRICE Would you like to speak to her doctor? ROSWELL Yes. Veers to the He’s coming
I can’t help
. ROSWELL No. DR. MAC Then she is here? She glances down the hallway. SHERMAN Is he related to the woman? Jumping in. sir. Reads Roswell.
He stops in the lobby.56. the executive director here.
Hits return. CAMARILLO CARE CENTER .
. Catching up. call Edward Higgins. MAC Man this stuff itches. EXT. Laura stands next to them. ROSWELL The military needs to know. BLACK LIMOUSINE . Diebol types the name into a laptop. He’s Blue Mac still in disguise. Mac follows. Carrys on. LAURA Don’t touch it. DR. ROSWELL Fine. SHERMAN I’m not at liberty to discuss the case.CONTINUOUS Mac sees Uri. MAC What next? ROSWELL A phone call. MAC What’s he doing? LAURA Finding a link between the executive director and one of our contacts.PARKING LOT .CONTINUOUS Laura and Mac exchange a glance. Thank you for you time. INT. next to Diebol. also in civilian clothes. ROSWELL Diebol. He turns and leaves. All climb into the limousine. Doctor. Notes the name of the executive director of the hospital. Tooth wireless does the rest.
. Roswell. HIGGIN’S OFFICE . ROSWELL Thank you for your cooperation.high school wrestling team. Even to use the toilet.
HIGGINS Lewis and I go back a long way. sir. Higgins thumbs through a file. MR. Mac. It was requested by the psych unit for security purposes. Pressing. Laura and Uri sit attentively. Every room has a keyed entry. it’s not exactly clear why she’s being held in lockup. The Major informed me of the situation.LATER EDWARD HIGGINS. INT. ROSWELL Make it happen. I came as quickly as I could.. HIGGINS Well. ROSWELL It’s imperative we see her now. URI Lockup? HIGGINS It’s usually reserved for the criminally insane. A tall lanky man with stringy gray hair. Well. no matter. MAC Contacts? DIEBOL Got it. LAURA How is she a threat? Reading on.
.57. They’re old personal friends. A Major Lewis. HIGGINS No particular reason.
INT. HIGGINS Some of them do that when they get excited. BUDDY That’s the Screamer.MOMENTS LATER Buddy fits his special key into a lock. A HIGH.
The woman lays asleep on the bed. heads down the hall.58.MOMENTS LATER A thick fire door. LOCKUP WING ENTRANCE . Like a crazed animal. BUDDY Oh. Buddy turns to Mac and Laura.
Buddy opens the door. ANOTHER WILD WAIL. Those teeth. Opens it. things we don’t. They all go. He sees Crooked smile. A heavy wire-meshed window in it. she’s still sleeping. Nods towards Lucy. WILD WAIL. Feeling the pressure. Mac
HIGGINS Well then. WOMAN’S DOOR . Disturbingly amused. Turning to Higgins. Bad dentistry. Her hands bound at the wrists to the stainless steel guards. A slow smile.
HIGGINS We’re here to see the woman we received this morning. Higgins looks to Roswell. ROSWELL I need a visual. Roswell discreetly looks at Mac. follow me. Finally gives in. nods back “yes”. INT.
Mac and Laura exchange a heavy duty look.
Stay with her until we transport her. here. but her chart indicates. To Laura.. I’ll have to contact the Conservatorship and have it cleared. ROSWELL Let me assure you it’s important we move this woman to a safe location. Incredulous. the Major said to do whatever you asked. ROSWELL This is a matter of national security. Shifting uneasily. ROSWELL When she wakes up see that she gets some real food to eat.59. Now I want her cleaned up and given a change of clothes.. HIGGINS Well. HIGGINS Major Lewis didn’t say anything about having the patient moved.
. HIGGINS Here? ROSWELL Yes. and I need your cooperation on this to the fullest. HIGGINS Well. Her life may be in danger. ROSWELL Thank you for your assistance. Cutting him off. ROSWELL How soon before we can have her moved? Confused. LAURA Yessir.
Laura will accompany them when they move the patient. Turns to Higgins.) Got it. ROSWELL The software application is called MAJESTIC. MAC I can stay. will do fine. LAURA I got it. Speaking into his high-tech wristwatch. ROSWELL Diebol. make a call for a special transpo unit.60.DUSK Uri plays with the debris piece. Laura
ROSWELL That won’t be necessary. sir. Roswell pulls a laptop out of his case. A scanner built into the screen of this laptop will read the piece. you go. ROSWELL The debris piece is hyper dataintensive and the scan could take four hours to decipher it. Mac.
Mac shoots Uri a look. ROSWELL Thanks again for your cooperation. A few cards short.THE 101 SOUTH . Roswell sizes up Buddy. ROSWELL We have work to do. HIGGINS The orderly can stay with her in case she needs assistance. ROSWELL’S LIMOUSINE . DIEBOL (O. Handing it to Uri. We’ll take it from here.S. he nods in agreement with Laura.
So is the web-feed in the laptop. everything you can find. ROSWELL There’s a fresh carcass in Arizona with an unusual twist. MAC What does that have to do with the aliens? ROSWELL The harvest colony incubating at the base. MAC Tomorrow? ROSWELL Laura will fly you out. ROSWELL Exactly. Blood is a vital element. I want photos. MAC Hopefully with us not in it. Uri opens it. It’s signal is scrambled.
ROSWELL A memory cell from your piece should contain a blueprint of the base. Roswell reaches into his briefcase. ROSWELL Use your cell phone for everything. Hands it to Mac.61. Inspects the screen. You’ll go out there tomorrow. Mac looks through the file. I’m due Pulls out a file. I don’t how Lucy got you. Cows are drained of their blood and parts of their anatomy are cut away by a laser.
. back now. video. We contaminate the core. the base will self-destruct. ROSWELL They’re have been cattle mutilations. URI To locate the power core.
A large wad of fifties. sir. Diebol pulls the limousine over to a stop. yourselves. ROSWELL Gentlemen. Mac’s still not cut out for this. To Uri. Back into the briefcase.
ROSWELL I’m dropping you near the hotel. MAC What about my Jeep.62. gentlemen. Use cash for everything. We need those blueprints to activate the core. URI Yes. time is of the essence. ROSWELL You won’t need it. Uri looks at the General. ROSWELL The software is highly intuitive.
. sir? It’s not much but it’s all I have. Here’s five thousand dollars in small bills. We must preempt that. then back at the debris piece. ROSWELL One more thing. ROSWELL That’s it. They could come after the piece again. Keep to Uri shakes his head. Navigation should come quickly. A look to Mac. I’m not sure our visit to the base was unnoticed. He is looking for a new host to sustain his existence. Abaris is in weak health. URI We’ll do our best.
The power door locks give Mac a scare.
Both are hanging up from cell phone calls. Reaching for his Heineken. She yawns. CRANSTON What about Abaris? PINKIE RINGS The genetic engineers are still searching for a compatible match. HISSING. INT. The woman has clean clothes. LOCKUP WING . ROSWELL’S LIMOUSINE . Roswell is nodding off in the back. PINKIE RINGS General Nathan took those two out to the base. He’s pulled from Some kind of gas. 9:00pm. Buddy enters. Bends over hungry and tired. Coughing. She checks her watch.LATER At a stop light.SEDATED WOMAN’S ROOM . ROSWELL Diebol. INT. Looks at the door to the hall.63.
BUDDY Everythin’ all right?
. Roswell passes out. the car. combed hair. COUNTRY CLUB DINING ROOM .
The door opens. Still no transport. THUMP on the glass. His door flies open. what’s going on? Diebol slumps over. They’ve taken the piece. Laura finishes rubbing lotion on her wrists.CONTINUOUS A basin and sponge lie next to the bed. They committed a security breach. A
A key into the lock. and is still sleeping. INT. Folds her arms. now out of the restraints.NIGHT Pinkie Rings and Cranston are being served their main course.
LAURA She’s still out cold. quick-like. things. They finally reach then end of the hall. Buddy peeks through a patient’s wire-meshed window.LOCKDOWN WING . LAURA She’ll be fine.. LAURA . Cutting him off. BUDDY It locks from the outside. I really gotta go. she ain’t going nowhere. Look. HALLWAY . Yellowed walls. Buddy looks at the sleeping patient. I know.64.. Faded linoleum floor.that we don’t. A YOUNG THIN man with sunken eyes sits with his knees tucked into his chest. We’ll make it
INT. Self-locks. BUDDY I bought you a sodie-pop but regulations say I can’t bring anything down into lockup. LAURA Okay. his chin resting on them.CONTINUOUS The iron door slides shut. BUDDY Oh heck. I have to use the bathroom and I could use something to drink.
. just let me in the bathroom first. Laura follows him up the corridor.. Bladder bursting. He see
Unlocking the bathroom door. BUDDY That’s the Screamer. More gold teeth. I know. Motions Laura to look inside. so you’ll have to knock or call when you’re done. He rocks ever so slightly. You gotta come up to my station..
CONTINUOUS The Screamer scans the room frantically. Yells like a wounded wolf. THE SCREAM. Bangs on it. THE SCREAMER’S ROOM . Laura stumbling in the blackness. Jaw locked open. Something bad is in there. Sounds in the dark.CONTINUOUS It’s getting closer. Listens. He whips his head back. BLACKOUT. Takes a
A power failure. Practically hopping.CONTINUOUS ANOTHER WOUNDED WAIL. Laura closes her eyes. Laura freezes.CONTINUOUS THE WAIL. LADIES’ ROOM . Toilet flush. LAURA HELLO????????
Commotion. Toilet paper. INT.CONTINUOUS Laura rushes in the stall.65. The Screamer uses his hands and feet and propels himself across the floor.
INT. BUDDY I’ll be right here so you go’head. LAURA Gotcha. breath. Opens them. turns around. INT. LADIES’ ROOM . He presses his bony body as far as he can against the wall. Unzips her pants. Stall door unlatches. Pant zipper.
INT. Laura looks down. THE SCREAMER’S ROOM . LADIES’ ROOM . Rocks faster. The corner of the cell. LAURA Got it. Eyes bulging. HELLO??? LAURA BUDDY????
INT. Great. Finds the main door. Pitch dark.
Then it starts.CONTINUOUS Buddy fumbles in the dark trying to get the key in the door. Locked. Freaked. GOT’EM ALL RILED UP. No key.S. INSANE LAUGHTER. EXT. The whole wing. SHRILLS AND SHRIEKS.66. LOW NOTE CRESCENDOES IN A HIGH SHRILL IN THE DARKNESS.
Laura regains her composure. He lets go of Laura’s hand. She walks past Buddy timidly into the dark hall. I’LL GET YOU OUT OF HERE. Then runs. she has no choice. LET ME HAVE YOUR HAND. BUDDY I’m tryin’. Backs away down the hall. The key turns the lock. Hands to her ears.) HURRY! PLEASE! BUDDY I can’t see it. LADIES’ ROOM . Laura walks toward her room. Toward the light. WILD. LAURA WHAT’S GOING ON? BUDDY ELECTRIC’S OFF. He reaches for Laura’s hand. LAURA (O. CHAOTIC CONFUSION. A LONG. He opens the door. BUDDY IT’S LUCY.CONTINUOUS Laura pulls on the door. The sound of bodies hurling against the doors. LUCY’S ROOM . GROANS AND
BLINDING LIGHT explodes out of the sedated woman’s room. Tear trails on her cheeks. He finds it. SCREAMS. EXT. Contact. ANOTHER SCREAM. The lock’s here somewheres.
. Reluctant. More screams in the darkness.
Anxious. Her body rotates in mid-air so her head faces the opening. Mac and Uri stand in the middle of it in awe.67. URI That is monitored by the hotel. MAC How long’s that thing gonna take? Suddenly a huge hologram of the alien base engulfs the room. A helpless. They will know we are here. She looks to the door. The rush of a freight train. She’s awake.
Laura pounds on the little square window and screams. Lucy’s body In the darkness. quivers. Has disappeared back into the laptop. LUCY HELP ME! Another noise. Mouthing to Laura. Blinding light and wind pour through the opening. wide-eyed. Lucy looks her way. Mac turns the TV on with the remote. She peers through the wire-mesh glass. And it’s gone. URI What are you doing? MAC Finding SportsCenter. Mac reluctantly complies. Lucy floats above the bed. Laura screams through the wire-mesh glass.
. MAC’S HOTEL ROOM . A small steel-reinforced window placed high in the wall is gone.
She can’t be heard. She screams. terrified stare.DEAD OF NIGHT . The 3-d blueprint spins slowly on an axis. She’s sucked out the window.LATER Uri stares blankly at the laptop lid scanning the debris piece.
68. Uri stares at the laptop. MAC How you gonna print that? RING! The hotel phone. They freeze.
URI Don’t answer it. MAC Maybe it’s Laura. URI Roswell said use only the cell. RING. MAC Maybe she doesn’t have it. URI Don’t answer it. RING. Mac moves to the phone. MAC Maybe she’s in trouble. Uri thinks on it. RING. Mac picks it up. MAC Hello? INT. EXTREME CLOSE-UP OF A MOUTH TO A PHONE - INTERCUT METALLIC VOICE We have Roswell. INT. HOTEL ROOM - INTERCUT MAC Who is this? INT. EXTREME CLOSE-UP OF A MOUTH INTO A PHONE - INTERCUT METALLIC VOICE Give us back the piece and we’ll make sure nothing happens to your wife and kids in Paso Robles.
69. INT. HOTEL ROOM - INTERCUT MAC I don’t know what you’re talking about. INT. EXTREME CLOSE-UP OF A MOUTH INTO A PHONE - INTERCUT Cuts him off. Pissed.
METALLIC VOICE You know exactly what I’m talking about. We’re watching you. INT. HOTEL ROOM - INTERCUT MAC Who are you? Dial tone. Mac stares at the phone. URI What did he say? Slowly putting the phone in the cradle. MAC They want the piece. They got Roswell. They’re going after Maggie and the kids next. URI They’re bluffing. Mac finds the small flip phone. Dials frantically.
INT. CREEK WALK VINEYARD - MAGGIE’S ROOM - INTERCUT RING. A deep sleep. Hello? Cellular break up. Extremely choppy. YOUR LIVES COULD Maggie fumbles for the phone. MAGGIE
MAC MAGGIE, IT’S MAC. BE IN DANGER. Groggy.
MAGGIE Who is this? Mac, is that you?
70. Every other syllable. MAC TAKE THE KIDS. LEAVE. Mac?
MAGGIE You’re breaking up.
INT. HOTEL ROOM - DEAD OF NIGHT - INTERCUT KNOCK-KNOCK-KNOCK. The hotel room door. kill the cell phone. Uri motions Mac to
INT. CREEK WALK VINEYARD - MAGGIE’S ROOM - INTERCUT Dial tone. Maggie looks at the phone confused.
INT. HOTEL ROOM - CONTINUOUS KNOCK-KNOCK. More urgent this time. Moves quickly to the side of Mac follows the
Uri grabs his gun off the bed. the door. Delta Force.
He waves his barrel towards the bathroom. directive. Backs up. KNOCK-KNOCK-KNOCK. Uri motions at Mac to talk. MAC Who is it?
WOMAN’S MUFFLED VOICE (O.S.) It’s Laura. Uri gives Mac the universal “shhhh” sign. WOMAN’S MUFFLED VOICE (O.S.) MacKenzie, are you there? Let me in. It’s me! Loud whisper to Uri. MAC It’s Laura. Uri shakes his head “no”. KNOCK-KNOCK-KNOCK. WOMAN’S MUFFLED VOICE (O.S.) C’mon, open up!
MAC I know it.MUCH LATER Light spills out the partially open bathroom door. Mac heads for the door. It’s Laura. URI It’s a trap. stares at the wall.
WOMAN’S MUFFLED VOICE Mac. MAC You can’t just start shooting people.71. MAC There’s no MacKenzie here. Angry whisper. calling hotel security.
She runs into Mac’s arms. somebody is going to start shooting. Closes the door. Sharp whisper. Mac heads for the door. Listens. Checks the hall.
Instructing in whisper tones. Mac opens the door. open up! Anxious. If it’s a trick. Head high. INT. Uri snores loudly in his bed. URI Open from the side then stand clear. Frazzled. Pissed. listen to me! It’s Green Eyes. Laura lies on some makeshift bedding on the floor. Alone. Uri swings around to the middle of the room. Uri pulls them both in. It’s her. I’m Aims his gun at Uri motions “halt”. the door. Then nods. MAC’S HOTEL ROOM .
. MAC You said they we’re bluffing. He nervously wipes his chin. A long hug. Uri waits. Mac lies in his bed.
. Looks over. a farmer sees his prize cow do the same thing. Spoons behind him. Mac turns over to face her. LAURA’S PLANE . Montana saw one of his cows float upward into the belly of a UFO. Over the engine noise.
INT. Stares blankly ahead. She climbs in. Uri chokes on a snore. Mac copilots. LAURA I’m still scared. Mac pokes his head up. She sniffles. to Mac’s bed. No need to talk.MORNING Twelve thousand feet. Whispers. They stare a while longer. Mac puts his arms around her.
MAC A week ago a rancher in Billings. Mac holds his finger to her lips. Mississippi.AIRBORNE . She goes
Laura slips an arm under Mac. in Biloxi. Softly. Her eyes are still moist.72. Wearing only a hotel bathrobe. Laura slowly rises. LAURA And? MAC The same day.
Referencing the file. Laura pilots. Wraps her other arm over him and pulls him into a long squeeze. LAURA Okay. LAURA Hold me. LAURA I’m sorry.
MAC That’s what they’re saying. LAURA From Billings and Biloxi.LATER Laura’s plane approaches overhead. LAURA How do they know? MAC According to the sheriff. The plane rocks and glides. Are you religious? MAC The closer I get to this evil. LAURA’S PLANE . Do you believe there’s a harvest colony of cross-breeds? LAURA After seeing Lucy’s abduction. by midfield.73. nose slightly up. The wheels touch down lightly. kick up some dust. MAC A week later on a ranch in Arizona. Cuts the throttle.CONTINUOUS Checking the file. MAC There’s a darkness to it. the cow’s head had an ID tag on his ear and the body of the other had a brand on it’s flank. It
LAURA I noticed you wear an old cross around your neck. EXT. INT. Flaps up. MAC Where’s our sheriff? It stops
. they find the head of the cow from Billings attached to the body of the cow from Biloxi. the more I believe there’s a good side. I believe anything is possible. permeates everything. LANDING FIELD .
See the incision? No jagged edges. LAURA Over there. HUFFMAN Sex organs have been cored out. chases it. A squad car rolls along a dirt road. The black head of a Holstein. HUFFMAN And the brand’s from Mississippi. LAURA Mac. Blood vessels have been cauterized. Huffman squats down at the cow’s tail.DEAD COW’S BODY . A neat.
. Simply surreal. SHERIFF HUFFMAN kneels down by its head. Laura walks around slowly. Pointing. grabbing the tag.LATER The cow lies on its side. the two-tone brown and white body of a Jersey. No torn flesh. HUFFMAN Here’s the tag. Numbers check out all right. You can see his cherries. LAURA Laser like. Pointing out the front right. see where the eye should be? MAC Yeah.74. precise scar encircles the cow’s neckline at the union. Motions to the rear flank. A big cloud of dust
EXT. About two o’clock. mini-dv camera rolling. HILLSIDE RAVINE . It’s been perfectly joined together. and no blood. HUFFMAN No sign of blood anywhere. facing away.
LAURA MAC!!!!! The snake’s fangs are open. Smoke floats out of Alfredo’s rifle. Mac’s backward momentum is carrying him right into it.
Mac turns around. HUFFMAN Not a drop. A RATTLING SOUND. goats. MAC You sure it’s not a hoax? HUFFMAN We’re doing more tests.
A RATTLESNAKE. STRIKE!
The giant rattler sinks his fangs into Mac’s ankle. He recoils to strike. crosses himself again. The snake gets blown off his heel. Coiled to strike. stand twenty feet back on the road next to two Jeeps. but from what I can tell. Goat sucker. Julio
Mac looks up.75. JULIO. LAURA You’re sure about the blood? Taking his knife and cutting into the cow’s groin. cows. Mac steps back to take a photo. POW! Gunfire. A supposed animal that sucks the blood out of chickens.
. ALFREDO and ROBERTO PARRAS. A huge male. the ranch owners. The foreman. the cow was alive before it was mutilated. crosses himself. just above his shoe. Hears something. ALFREDO CHAPACABRA! MAC What did he say? HUFFMAN Chapacabra. ROBERTO DIABLO! HUFFMAN Says it’s the Devil.
HUFFMAN’S OFFICE . A bookcase eats up the other wall. muerta. Julio notices the ancient Jerusalem crucifix around Mac’s neck.LATER A double-wide serves as the station. ROBERTO Si. He pulls it out of his shirt to look at it. Old. Pointing from the Jeeps. Alfredo.76. There are two large bite marks from the snake. and Julio circle around Mac’s exposed ankle and bare foot. ROBERTO DIABLO. Roberto. SHERIFF’S STATION . JULIO Christo is with you. New. Shaking his head. Like Pablo
. Some black and white. Some color. ALFREDO You should be dead. Sheriff. and the viper. I feel fine. The men all grab a Coke. MAC I’m telling you. LAURA Thanks. The sheriff enters with small bottles of ice-cold Coca-colas. MAC I’m telling you. HUFFMAN I can still call Med-Vac as a precaution. HUFFMAN Here ya go. Laura puts some anti-biotic ointment on the bite. I’m fine. The floor is partitioned. Walls are covered with UFO photos. INT. Huffman’s private office is spacious. His skin clearly broken.
The three amigos depart. Authentic looking photos. The book slams shut and falls to the ground. Mac bobbles it. 1976. the viper leaped from the fire onto his hand. Mac pulls one down. The very word Mac is reading as the sheriff says it. HUFFMAN (O. Julio lets go of it. gentleman. Looks closer. UFO . MAC The viper? JULIO Si. SEMJAZA.
Walks over to the bookcase.
MAC So you’re quite a UFO fanatic. Hasta luego. amigos.S. Sheriff. Did the cross save him?
Takes another gulp of his Coke. Mac stands. Mac shoots Laura a look. but could not kill him. Mac thumbs through it. Handshakes all around. God was with him. Gracias.) Claims the Pleiades starship commander calls himself Semjaza.77. Edward “Billy” Mier had a major encounter with some aliens from the Pleiades star cluster. you start to poke around. Comes to a
. HUFFMAN Switzerland. HUFFMAN You see as many mutilations as I have.CONTACT FROM THE PLEIADES. HUFFMAN De nada. HUFFMAN Ever seen that one? Mac reads the cover. double-page spread of interest.
MAC Can’t say that I have.
The dark car stops on the road a short distance from the sheriff’s car.Semjaza. Waves to Huffman through the glass.AFTERNOON Mac and Laura climb in the plane. HUFFMAN Watch that bite. Huffman goes down. THE PLEIADES.
EXT. A gun barrel sticks out. LAURA ‘Bye!
Laura turns the engine over. LAURA’S PLANE . She glances over. Sheriff. Laura squats down to get it. MAC Semjaza. Huffman stands by his car. pretty compelling stuff. Gives a wave. Mac closes his door. It roars to life. UFO .
MAC Thank you for your time.
.78. Mac stares at the cover one more time. The car’s tinted window opens. Huffman looks down the road. INT..CONTACT FROM
Puts the book back on the shelf. HUFFMAN Hope you got what you needed. We will. You ought to check it out. His body spasms violently. Mac nudges Laura as she checks the gauges and fuel levels. Shakes his head.. A DARK CAR speeds toward the landing field. LAURA Sound familiar? Sitting on his desk.CONTINUOUS Watching from the plane coasting down the runway. A gray puff of smoke. HUFFMAN Anyway. LANDING FIELD .
MAC WE’RE NOT GOING TO MAKE IT! Pounding the dash.
MAC WE CAN’T JUST LEAVE HIM! LAURA IT’S A TASER. She banks it to the left.
MAC THEY’RE GETTING OUT OF THE CAR! THEY’RE GOING TO SHOOT! POW! GUNFIRE. And stays there. Full throttle again for takeoff. HE’LL
She feathers the throttle.
. straight for them. It’s Pinkie Rings. The plane dives. exploding it inward. The plane springs into the air. A STUN GUN. Away from harm. The tinted window lowers all the way. The plane skims off.79. A man crawls out of it and takes aim at the plane over the roof. The car fast approaches.
Laura pulls back the stick. She slams the controls forward. BE ALL RIGHT. Hits ground. MAC THEY SHOT HIM! Laura slams the throttle. LAURA NOT ENOUGH SPEED! MAC HE’S GOING TO RAM US! At the last second she pulls back the controls. Mac looks back. Glass showers inside. The plane lifts up. The dark car fishtails onto the makeshift runway. Heads
A bullet tears into the cockpit close to Mac’s head. hits the rudder pedals to spin the plane around. LAURA COME ON! Dark car. The plane lurches forward. He fires. One of its wheels bounces off the car’s windshield.
These guys are definitely not bluffing. LAURA Paso Robles? MAC Yeah. The cabin quiets down. INT. Finally addressing it.
MAC That guy who shot at us was the guy from LAX. Awkward.
LAURA You’re still in love with her. LAURA’S PLANE . Mac.AIRBORNE . Mac finds ‘em. LAURA Sorry about last night.80. LAURA You’re a good man. I hope you I
MAC How do you prove to someone you’ve changed?
. Starts stuffing. MAC You just needed a hug. blew it. I was an idiot. get what you want. MAC We better get to Paso Robles. aren’t you? MAC Like crazy. STUFF ‘EM IN THE HOLE.MOMENTS LATER Wind pours through the bullet hole. to check on Maggie and the kids. How could he possibly know I was out here? LAURA They could have checked our flight log at the airport. LAURA THERE’S SOME RAGS UNDER THE SEAT.
there a place to land? Is
EXT. MAC What if the corn’s too high?
.MAIN HOUSE . MAC Are you nuts? LAURA It might work. MAC How long before we can get there? LAURA If we’re lucky. No ring. The left side is a cornfield with healthy headhigh stalks.CONTINUOUS Through the windshield. He pulls out his cell.81.PASO ROBLES .CONTINUOUS MAC Straight to voice-mail. She pushes the controls forward.
INT. LAURA’S PLANE . A deep drainage ditch runs alongside it on the right. MAC Can I get bars up here? LAURA I’ll take her down. LAURA’S PLANE . EXT.CONTINUOUS The front door is ajar. No visible sign of life. CREEK WALK VINEYARD . before sunset.DUSK Laura’s plane circles one last approach. INT. LAURA By doing the right thing for a long enough time. They descend onto a narrow dirt service road below.
LAURA Maybe they moved to a hotel.
No answer. CREEK WALK VINEYARD .
CONTINUOUS MAC WHAT’S THAT? LAURA SO FAR SO GOOD! EXT.CONTINUOUS The eight foot chain-link fence stands dead ahead. THUMP! HISSSSSSS!
INT. EXT. The plane’s wheels touch down. The right tire bounces along the edge of the deep ditch.CONTINUOUS Bucking the steering. SERVICE ROAD . THEY LIKE THE GRAPES.
LAURA I THINK WE’RE GOING TO MAKE IT! MAC THERE’S ONE THING I FORGOT TO TELL YOU.
.CONTINUOUS Tassels crown the tops of the corn stalks.CONTINUOUS The left wing skims along the top of the tassels. SERVICE ROAD . Mac braces himself while Laura takes it in. EXT. LAURA’S PLANE . LAURA I guess we’ll find out.82. LAURA’S PLANE . SERVICE ROAD . LAURA WHAT’S THAT? MAC THERE’S AN EIGHT-FOOT FENCE AT THE END OF THIS ROAD TO KEEP THE DEER OUT. INT. Over the loud hissing. LAURA THANKS FOR MENTIONING IT.
Mac and Laura run up the gravel driveway to the front of the house. Laura close. not stirred. MAC You okay? LAURA I’ve had worse.
He slowly enters. MAGGIE? Mac sticks his head in.CONTINUOUS They rock back into their seats. The plane speeds toward it. They see the front door slightly ajar. LAURA I don’t see any cars. The house is pitch dark. They arrive at the steps. LAURA Power outage like at Camarillo. Catching her breath. Grabs a candle. Flips it again and again. Flashlight on the light switch. INT. FRONT HALL . Nothing. Trimming The
WHAM! Full contact! Like a butterfly against a net. Mac nods his head to investigate.FRONT DOOR . MAC We don’t know that.
EXT.EARLY EVENING A flashlight. Laura follows. then bounces back down. Mac flips it on. CREEK WALK VINEYARD . Nothing. Bumping all the way. MAC Maybe they were already here. Riding the ditch.CONTINUOUS Front door threshold. corn. JEREMY? Flashlight. Shaken. Looking around. Takes the flashlight. Barely. Lights it. plane pivots forward.83. LAURA’S PLANE .
. INT. Returns to Laura. Mac walks to the mantelpiece.
Kneeling in front of Maggie. JEREMY Dad. More candles all around..bright lights. MAC MAGGIE!? The closet door beneath the stairs creeps open. MAIN HOUSE .MOMENTS LATER
Maggie holds Sarah
Maggie. Stoops down inside. I’m scared. Timidly.then the power went off. Mac opens his arms. Jeremy jumps off the love seat and rushes to him... head in Mac’s shoulder. MAC What happened? MAGGIE I don’t know.. MAC MAGGIE!? A MUFFLED VOICE comes from the hallway.. Jeremy sits on the love seat next to Laura.. closet door open. The candle reveals a sea of scared faces.84. in her arms.. and Doris sit on the couch.we saw something in the sky.then we heard strange noises. Sarah.LIVING ROOM . Doris clutches Jeremy.. SARAH Daddy! MAC Pumpkin! Relieved hugs all around. INT. MUFFLED VOICE Dad? Jeremy? MAC Is that you? Finds the
Mac rushes from the living room into the hallway. Buries his
Maggie fabricates a smile. MAC Did anyone call you? MAGGIE No. A long tilt up. Long. Sees it full on. A mixture of awe. Stammering. MAGGIE I don’t believe we’ve met. A TALL.
LAURA He’s right..
The other side of the room. shoulder-length blond hair. Something’s out there. He’s told me a lot about you. MAGNIFICENT-LOOKING ANGELIC BEING.85. Maggie looks at Laura.. Maggie’s face. I’m
LAURA I’m a. Fiery eyes. Something weird. Something’s wrong with the phone. Interrupting. The room suddenly fills with a brilliant light. I’m. Then to Maggie.
JEREMY D-Dad. wonder and fear. Guarded. it was bright and made the whole room light up! To Maggie. I’m Laura Nathan. helping Mac. MAC It’s not what you think. It’s been out all day. JEREMY Mom’s right.something’s coming in here.
Mac spins around. Laura looks to Mac. SARAH Daddy.
The creature picks Laura up off the floor. LAURA Mac. Straining to breath. Scaly skin like a lizard.
CREATURE I AM THE ONE NAMED SEMJAZA! ARE YOU TO ADDRESS ME!
It extends one of its arms and points a clawlike finger at Laura. Weakly. His eyes turn to hate. Staggering against the force. It vomits something vile at her. The being changes shape.86. glare rage. MAC GET AWAY FROM HER! It commences to breed. More howling WIND. pinning her to the wall. A voice explodes from the creature. Sheds its benevolent angel-like appearance into its own TALL GRAY BODY with spindly arms. Her head bangs against the wall like a rag doll from the gyrations. tunic-like garment. Hurls it full strength. LAURA Mac. Light emanates from his very being. The children burrow into Maggie. The creature roars. do something. It’s clawlike fingers tear her clothes. She covers her head. presses itself against her. A long. She lands in a heap. His hair blows. LEAVE US! MAC NOW! Black slanted oval eyes
His head turns large and elongated. Faints. SCREAMS from Maggie and Sarah. WIND fills the room. Doris suffers a seizure. It hurls her against the wall behind her. Mac grabs a lamp next to the couch.
. It moves towards her.
But different. MAC Uri? He collapses back into a chair.HOURS LATER . Uri holds the damp towel on his
He opens his eyes again. At the entrance of the room TEN SMALL GRAY ALIEN BEINGS swarm in. Both children now float unconscious above the floor. It spins around.. Mac’s forehead. Glares at Mac..
. hello. MAGGIE NO!!!! Maggie wrestles with the small gray. Toward Maggie and the kids. LAURA Mac! Mac picks up a coffee table.you hear me? Mac slowly opens his eyes. Weakly.4 AM Voices in the distance.LIVING ROOM . More come to her. MAC Where’s Maggie? It’s Doris’ living room. A damp towel on
FOGGY VOICE MacKenzie.
Maggie? He looks around. head.87. MAC NO!! Before he can hurl it the breeding Semjaza turns and points his finger at Mac. Out cold.
Another commotion. Catapults him with such force his head smashes a hole in the wall. INT. Debris and paper circle in the wind. MAIN HOUSE . It slams into its back. Coming toward Mac. One small gray grabs Sarah from Maggie’s arms. Walkie-talkies. Others latch onto Jeremy. Fights for consciousness. He crumples to the floor. Coming forward. Wildly throwing punches.
They have a medical unit here. Uri firmly pushes him back down. Computers. Bluntly. MAC Where’s Maggie? URI With her mother. Eyes searching for truth. VOICE (O. MAC Where are my kids? He urgently grabs the arms of the chair and lifts himself up. MAC What’s all this? URI A military swat team Roswell’s connected to. Radios. Still groggy. It’s a make-shift military post.
AUSTIN I’m Colonel Austin.88. They found you next to the wall.S. Internet. Intruding. You’ve suffered a major concussion. CAMOUFLAGE FACE PAINT. MacKenzie? Mac looks up at a new face. Weapons.) Mr. MAC And Laura? URI Recovering upstairs. MAC Taken where? URI They were abducted. COLONEL AUSTIN. Walkies. Maps. URI They were taken.
. The place is teeming with COMMANDOS IN BLACK JUMPSUITS.
They’re all they’ve got. Woozy.
AUSTIN Mr. MAGGIE Oh Mac. I’m so sorry. caressing her hair.
Uri and Austin leave discreetly. She’s bitten through her lip. We’ve been monitoring it constantly. Maggie faces Mac. Mac looks at Uri. Tear-stained cheeks. Huge embrace. Mac takes a couple of steps towards her. He hurries. Bloodshot eyes. Broken.
Holding her tightly. MAC They’ve taken the children. She opens her arms. AUSTIN The same base where General Nathan is being held. Maggie. we believe your children have been taken to an underground base in the Nevada desert. Dried blood on her chin. Cutting him off.
.89. No letting go. Mac struggles to his feet. MacKenzie. what are we gonna do? She sobs in Mac’s embrace.
MAC WHERE ARE MY KIDS? Austin glances at Uri. She starts to tremble. MAC Maggie. Then back at Mac. Drained. They’re doing everything possible. Losing it. Maggie enters the room.
AUSTIN We’re doing everything in our power to get your children out of there as soon as possible. Lost.
is she all right? MAGGIE They think she suffered a mild stroke. Nods a bow. BenHassen. MAC Maggie. he is on our side. I am now an archeologist. URI She is sleeping? MAGGIE Yes. Mac and Maggie look over. MAGGIE On who’s side? And who are you? Jumping in. Uri nods to the window. He’s told me a lot about you.
Outside. Forces. this is Uri From Israel. Nice to meet you. A cluster of men gather around one of the choppers with Austin. Frustrated. they gave her something. URI No. Special We are lucky
MAGGIE So you got us into all this. Colonel Austin approaches FOUR BLACK BLACK HAWK HELICOPTERS on the front lawn. Diverting the conflict.) Mac. URI Your mother. Maggie.S. URI I will check on Cranston in the kitchen. URI He is a good soldier.90. I’m sorry. The entire area is lit up by worklights powered by generators. Disarming. URI (O.
She blinks back tears of relief. A tap on Mac’s shoulder. She raises her lips. Like for the very first time. MAC I gotta go. She cuddles back into him. He punches in a password. MAGGIE So is this. me. Watches the kiss. She finishes the kiss. too. A sigh.
MAC This is important. ELISHA Shalom. MacKenzie. Their eyes meet. MAGGIE I’ve missed you. He takes off. Like crazy. A small smile.
. Wipes her face. Smiles. Elisha comes up on screen via webcam.
Another BLACK JUMPSUIT. MacKenzie? There’s an Elisha BenHassen on the webcam asking for you. She watches him go.
He follows the commando back to a work station. Mac stops the kiss. Believe
Mac leans in closer. Mac turns Maggie back into his arms. They kiss. Looks into her dreamy eyes.91. MAC Me. Laura’s on the stairs. MAGGIE Thank you.
BLACK JUMPSUIT Mr. MAC Cranston’s here? MAGGIE It’s not what you think.
MAC I forgot I had it. MAC I’m trying. ELISHA Uri tells me you encountered Semjaza. Uri. What do you mean
Elisha pounds his desktop. And when that times comes you must take authority over it!
Mac turns around. ELISHA By faith in He who is greater than you. Maggie. Tried to breed with her. Sternly. MAC How? Adamant. Only He can defeat Semjaza. Then a pack of small grays came in and took the kids. Listening to Elisha. Finds it.92.. MAC It hurled Laura against the wall. I had no time. This is not good. Colonel Austin. Back to the screen. and the whole room full of commandos are watching. Laura.. ELISHA Did you command it with the cross? Feeling for his necklace. Elisha. wait. A weary smile.
ELISHA The next time you encounter him.
. MAC Wait. “the next time”? SLAM. ELISHA There will be a next time. MAC Shalom.
A new body.S. They are evil. MAGGIE Oh my God. Mac and Maggie exchange a quick look. MAC Why didn’t they take me? CRANSTON You were wearing that cross. I’m afraid I’ve gotten in deeper than I bargained for.
. I want to help you. He will fight for you! VOICE (O. room. CRANSTON The leader of the base is in need of a new host. Mac turns around.93. ELISHA You’re not getting it. It’s Cranston from the other side of the
MAC How do you know? CRANSTON My position on the hospital board made me privy to many things. MAC You knew about the sixth floor? CRANSTON And much more. That’s why Sarah and Jeremy were taken. Use the cross. Passionate. You must drive them out! MAC How? ELISHA Yeshua A Meshiac is with you now. unclean creatures. MacKenzie! These aliens are demons disguised to deceive us. A COMMANDO interrupts from a work station.) He’s right.
94. COMMANDO Colonel, the doors at the end of the tunnel are opening! Colonel Austin crosses quickly to the soldier’s station. flat screen shows a remote feed of the huge doors slowly opening. AUSTIN THIS IS IT! “OPERATION TAKE-DOWN” IS A GO! LET’S MOVE! MOVE OUT! Instant mayhem. Walkies blaring. Choppers wind up. jumpsuits everywhere. Packing. Moving. Mac back to the web feed. ELISHA SHOW THE CROSS. YESHUA IS WITH YOU. BE STRONG IN THE LORD! SHALOM! Elisha’s gone. Mac is pulled away. Black The
Uri grabs THE BLUEPRINTS off a workstation. EXT. FRONT LAWN - DAWN - MOMENTS LATER The choppers churn up wind and leaves. A HIGH-RANKING COMMANDO, WALKER, intercepts Mac, Maggie, Uri and Laura. Over the chopper whine. With force.
WALKER NO WOMEN ON THE MISSION! LAURA MY FATHER’S GENERAL NATHAN. GOT CLEARANCE. To Maggie. WALKER NO CIVILIANS, MA’AM, IT’S TOO DANGEROUS. Indignant. MAGGIE TRY CHILDBIRTH. THAT’S DANGEROUS. MY CHILDREN ARE OVER THERE. I’M GOING. WALKER THAT’S OUR JOB. YOU STAY HERE. I’VE
95. Jabbing a finger in his chest. Taking charge.
MAC LOOK, PAL, THIS IS MY WIFE AND WE’RE GETTING OUR KIDS. SO STAND DOWN AND BACK OFF. They run around him to the chopper. joins them. He shrugs, turns and
EXT. CREEK WALK VINEYARD - ACCESS ROAD - NIGHT - CONTINUOUS Cranston speeds down the long dirt driveway in his BMW. clubs rattle in the back seat. Golf
A spotlight circles his car. He crouches to look out the windshield. The four Black Hawks swoop low over his car and out over the vineyard like a shot. He lets out a sigh. Then another spotlight engulfs the Beamer. But it’s ten times brighter. Cranston tries to look up at it. The golf clubs suddenly slam against the roof of the car. And keep slamming with an loud clanging. A whirlwind kicks up dust from the road. Tumbleweeds and debris swirl around his BMW in the white light. Cranston punches it. Pedal to the metal. The Beamer accelerates. The speedometer reads 100 m.p.h. It lifts off the ground. Cranston looks down at the road as it shrinks beneath him. Bathed in white light. EXT. CALIFORNIA-NEVADA BORDER - EARLY DAWN Four Black Hawks fly in tight formation low over the desert. INT. CHOPPER #1 - CONTINUOUS Colonel Austin rides shotgun with Uri, Laura, Maggie, and Mac and more troops in the back. Maggie sits between Mac’s legs, facing forward, engulfed in his arms. Uri examines an HK-MP5K rifle issued by Austin. He checks the magazine, unloads the clip of ammo, inspects it, pushes it back into place. Lock and load. Lays it across his lap. He notices Mac watching him. He grins and shoots Mac a thumbs up. Delta Force is back. Mac smiles thinly. Returns with a tired thumbs up.
96. Uri opens the blueprints. EXT. CHOPPER #1 - AIRBORNE - SUNRISE - LATER The Black Hawk flies low to the ground. Others follow.
INT. CHOPPER #1 - AIRBORNE - SUNRISE - CONTINUOUS The door slides open. Cold morning air bursts in with the first signs of dawn streaking across the desert sky. Golden light and wind wash over Maggie’s face. in wonder. With trepidation. The chopper sets down. walkies and headsets. All look out
Austin’s voice explodes over the
AUSTIN THIS IS IT! LET’S MOVE OUT! EXT. DESIGNATED LANDING AREA - CONTINUOUS The other choppers touch down. Soldiers spill out like ants, fanning out, crouching defensively. Awaiting orders. Uri and Laura pile out of Chopper #1. Mac and Maggie follow. Colonel Austin pops open the cockpit door. Makes a run for it. Gets to the front line. right. Low and fast. Commando sign language. To the
Forty men and two women run toward a gaping hole in the side of the mountain. Over two hundred feet high in diameter. A monster tunnel. They gather at the mouth of it. WALKIES BLARING MAYDAY! THE DOORS ARE CLOSING! The huge doors rumble together. AUSTIN USE THE THERMITE GRENADES! NOW! White
A half dozen troops run inside the closing doors. smoke pours out. MAC Thermite? AUSTIN They melt metal together. MOVE PEOPLE! LET’S
The commandos line up and jump down both shoots single file down the shaft. Four commandos run ahead fifty feet and dive to the ground near the cavern entrance providing coverage. The ants go running
MAGGIE Where are we? MAC The back entrance.97. INT. Let’s go. Uri. INT.
AUSTIN Roger that. Austin and the rest catch up. No noise.CONTINUOUS Walker and his men wait at the top of the shoots. visual. WALKER THE SHOOTS ARE UP HERE. arms crossed. secure the area. parallel TEFLON COATED SLIDES that go down forever. And vanish. in.NEAR CAVERN ENTRANCE . One of them signals. Awestruck by the enormity of it all. Colonel.CONTINUOUS Soldiers follow Walker up ahead. Looking back. Into his walkie. We’re going in. Okay men. Feet first. GIGANTIC TUNNEL . The gigantic doors screech to a stop. AUSTIN These shoots should take us to Level 11. ALIEN BASE . Laura. Up ahead. The rest of the troops move in.
. He pulls out the blueprint map. Walker signals sign language. Trotting to keep up. Secure the area. SIR. INT. Maggie and Mac join the group on the right hand side. TOP OF THE SHOOTS . We have a He stops.
WALKER It’s up ahead.MOMENTS LATER Colonel Austin divides the men into two groups.
Sees the U.
. Covering her mouth. next to them. GIANT SAUCER CAVERN .
GRID COMMANDO NOTHING UP HERE. SIR. INT. A tool cart a few yards away. standing in awe. A commando in the grid above. AUSTIN We’re here. Looking around at his men. URI There is no resistance. Walker and the pointmen circle in. The core is here. MAC But why? A yell from above. Laura takes Maggie by the arm. The map illustrates the tiered levels. Uri and Laura arrive near the saucer. Flag on it’s side. Austin unfolds A DUPLICATE SET OF BLUEPRINTS from his jacket.S. He stabs the map.98. Finger extended. Lays it down. He points to MAJ 12. Eyes watery.CONTINUOUS The troops form a semi-circle around the hovering disk.
AUSTIN Maj 12 can be reached through the air filtration system or the emergency exit shaft. We believe the General and kids are here. THE PLACE IS SECURE. Mac and Maggie come up
Maggie gets her first eyeful of the hovering spacecraft. equally aghast. We’ll enter it here.
MAGGIE Oh my gosh.
Three more close behind.CONTINUOUS Pitch dark. Pointy eyeteeth. NIGHT VISION .
Walker motions the team with his flashlight along the tunnel walls. Everyone else jumps down.TUNNEL . AUSTIN Remember you’re briefing. Uri peels off a commando’s night vision. TRAIN STATION PLATFORM . tunnel walls. Dismembering. A slow jog into the dark tunnel. Quickly. Oval eyes. A LARGE SILHOUETTE drops from a hole in the tunnel ceiling. Goes
A flamethrower guy tries his luck. Don’t use force unless absolutely necessary.CONTINUOUS
The giant leaps randomly from side to side squashing soldiers at will.99. AUSTIN LET’S MOVE OUT! INT. INT. It’s THE GIANT.MIDWAY . WALKER Don’t fire unless fired upon. Commandos with daggers drawn watch helplessly. WALKER WE’RE CLEAR. wails echo down the tunnel. But ignites another commando. TRAIN TUNNEL .
. Mac and company near
The next station is illuminated five hundred feet ahead. Puts it on. He screams in pain. His gunfire ricochets off the roof and the Walker’s
The giant leaps on him. the rear. Scanning everywhere. Literally pulls him apart. Men dive on him. Misses. Walker fires.MOMENTS LATER The entourage files onto the station platform. With precision. Walker jumps onto the tracks. It’s mayhem. The group jogs silently. Walker points his flashlight. stealth. smother the flames.
Uri walks up. He carries a bazooka. Flashlights on him. URI You are strong in the Lord. MAC Nephilim. Still smoking. Holding Elisha’s ancient cross out in front. Looks to Mac. eyes look side to side.
MAC It’s time to be strong in the Lord. what is it? MAC Nephilim. Some scream in agony from the strays. His oval
Goes to the slain giant. The giant quickly leapfrogs his way down the tunnel toward Mac. More outbursts of gunfire. Tears rolling down. He lands twenty feet in front of Mac and company. Yelling above the rattle. They fixate on Mac. MAGGIE What can we do? Reaching into his shirt neck.
Lit by thirty flashlight beams.
URI Seeing is believing. Mustering faith. Sparks and bullets ricochet all over. is carried over Mac and Maggie. MAC You’re a good shot. BRIGHT AURORA LIGHT PARTICLES suspend him there.100. MAC WE ARE STRONG IN THE LORD! The giant springs from the ground high in the air right at Mac. KA-BOOM! The giant is hit from behind.
MAGGIE Mac. He lands in a heap on the ground. He’s enormous. Crouches down. from Raphaim. A large burning hole smolders through his head. Gunshots from behind him skim over Mac and Maggie’s heads.
CONTINUOUS POINTMAN #2 OVER HERE. AUSTIN LET’S MOVE IT. The commandos take aim. No MPs.
. Whispering to Mac. EMERGENCY EXIT SHAFT . AUSTIN Get it open. then heads above the platform. POINTMAN #1 CLEAR! They hop onto the platform.MOMENTS LATER POINTMEN stick their guns. URI No one is defending. SERIES OF CORRIDORS . Scan the station.101. SIR! Two commandos pull out black Makita’s from their packs and unscrew the emergency elevator shaft panel. URI Bizarre. Each time passing through an air-lock passage chamber. He applies his hand. No resistance.
INT. Mole. Still no MPs. sliding panel.CONTINUOUS The troops fly through small room after small room. MEN! They slowly break up. INT. INT. NEXT TRAIN STATION PLATFORM . Anywhere. Commandos encircle the fallen Goliath. MAC They knew we were coming. prepare for descent to Level 12. A hissing sound. Move down the tunnel. lower the ropes. Fix their weapons on another
AN ADVANCE MAN finds a hand-scanner panel to open the station door. It opens. Each time readying for combat.
MEN. Everyone adjusts their aim. HOLD YOUR FIRE. Hops out of the shaft.102. MOLE. a compact Latino wearing a mountainclimbing harness. Fingers flex over their triggers. Maggie moves closer to Mac for protection. Motions to Laura to fall back. He slips the rope through a caribeaner with a brake bar attached to his harness. AUSTIN HOLD YOUR FIRE UNTIL I GIVE THE ORDER! Uri gives Mac a look.) STAND DOWN! STAND DOWN! ELEVATOR COMING UP! Mole unsnaps.) HOLD YOUR FIRE. Silence but for the elevator whine as it ascends. A lone figure steps out.S. He positions himself.
Ten more HK-MP5Ks lock and load facing the elevator doors. ONE MINI-COMMANDO.
. It’s General Nathan (Roswell).
Ten men kneel with their weapons aimed at the elevator. The outer doors open with a loud hiss. climbs into the shaft. Eyes through cross-hairs. MOLE READY FOR DESCENT. Laura runs to him.
The inner doors slowly open.C. AUSTIN (O. AUSTIN Down the hole! POINTMAN (O. LAURA Daddy! Hugs him tightly. Uri locks and loads.
I saw your children a short while ago. your children will be released. are then to proceed to MAJ 12 alone. He looks around at the commandos. Finds Mac. The kids were not a compatible host. General. They’re well and no harm has come to them. AUSTIN We got here as soon as we
ROSWELL Good job. Colonel. ROSWELL Hello. ROSWELL Colonel Austin is to move his men from this level and go topside. sweetheart. Once you’re there. MacKenzie. Maggie squeezes Mac. He pulls a circuitlike key card with coding on it out of his pocket. snaps to attention with a salute.
. ROSWELL You. Mac and Maggie listen intently. ROSWELL It’s an exchange. You for them. Austin arrives. ROSWELL MacKenzie.103. All of us are to go with him. But the truth of the matter is this. Uri shoots a Mac a look. He kisses her on the head. Holds it up. but they knew that. The deal is this. ROSWELL But I’ve been sent here to make an offer. could.
If you refuse to share your body with Abaris. MAGGIE What are you saying? ROSWELL It’s time to exterminate this evil.104. It’s your DNA and blood type that’s a genetic match. MAC I’m the one to host? LAURA You’re the one. he’ll kill you. MAGGIE That’s insane. To MacKenzie. yessir. ROSWELL The window to destroy the base is now. Abaris wants you. sir. Lucy. we send him down. ROSWELL Uri.
. I’ll go. ROSWELL Their abduction was a trap to get you here. ROSWELL Then this is how it lays out. ROSWELL Is the core accessible? AUSTIN We think so. So does Austin. get the kids in exchange. and commence the core contamination to blow up the base. If you do host him.
AUSTIN Sir. If Mac agrees. did you get the blueprints? Uri holds them up. you need to be destroyed with the base. URI Send me. Looks to Uri.
MOMENTS LATER Daylight reflects off the smooth hangar floor. MAC I love you.105. Mac inspects the card. Time to believe it. He gently takes massages Maggie’s shoulders. EXT. Watery eyes. ROSWELL This card will let you access Level 12. Looks up to his face. ELEVATOR . slowly close. MAC I’ll do it. Inserts the card. The rest of Austin’s commandos watch as everyone files out of the elevator.
Uri and Laura behind him. Maggie at his side. All eyes on MacKenzie. Maggie buries her face into his side.TOPSIDE . Mac’s eyes meet Uri’s. I’ll go. Majestic. Roswell comes over. puts it away. Laura’s. The doors
. ROSWELL Only Mac is a compatible host. They kiss for the last time.
MAC Elisha said we are strong in the Lord. One last hug. She looks up. Mac remains by the elevator door. He backs into the elevator.
Handing Mac the elevator key. MAGGIE I’ll never see you again.
MAC God has the final word. Maggie. Losing it.
SARAH DADDY!!!!! MAC PUMPKIN! Sarah runs with glee. Asian man scurries into the open doors.
Mac stoops down and gives them hugs and kisses. SARAH Where’s mommy? MAC She’s waiting for you upstairs. ASIAN MAN I go with the children. MAC How are my dear ones? JEREMY I’m scared. MAC “Harvesting”. MAC How do I know they’ll reach the hangar? ASIAN MAN You watch there.
.CONTINUOUS The doors hiss open like a snake. MAJ 12 . INT. Approaching.LOBBY . Mac steps off the It’s the same
Sarah and Jeremy stand next to an ASIAN MAN. janitor from the LAX men’s room entrance. ASIAN MAN Abaris wants to assure you they remember nothing of their harvesting. Jeremy close behind. elevator. Dad. Back to the kids.106. Looks up with contempt.
MAC Hold hands. ASIAN MAN You go there. A video feed of the hangar.
INT. Mac gives the thumbs up sign. and this nice man will take you up.
. Knowing this is it. He points to a bank of recessed monitors across the lobby. Asian man points to a BLACK DOOR behind him.CONTINUOUS Commotion on the hangar floor. His hand goes through it. you guys. Mac heads to the bank of monitors. A lone tear. Tousles their hair for the last time. No harm. Mac looks. Maggie at the bottom of the screen. He jerks it back. The doors slowly closing. They’re gone.
MAC I love you very. very much.CONTINUOUS Mac watches the screen.
He takes a deep breath. Assuring.ELEVATOR LOBBY . Wipes his mouth. very. Now is the appointed time. Looks back. The kids fire it back. Choked up. He kisses them both on the lips. A dual bear hug. Still kid level. Reality setting in.107. MONITOR SCREEN .
He reaches his hand up. Inspects the damage. Touches its surface.CONTINUOUS Mac approaches. All are safe. MAJ 12 . LARGE BLACK PANEL DOOR . Mac gets a visual of the door. Austin’s men milling about. arms. INT. very. INT. The kids run into Maggie’s Watch and wait. Then steps out of the elevator. Looks over at the large black panel. No visible means of entrance.
) To destroy the base we need to contaminate the power core.108. and the rest of the commandos. Commando Mole has stepped forward. Blueprints of the base lie on the hangar floor. Takes a breath.S. A line of commando faces listen as Roswell continues. He pulls it back out. He fits the job. GIANT HANGAR . Laura comforts Maggie and the kids far behind them. He reaches in farther this time. Mac walks squarely into the large black face plate. Uri. The sun is hyper-intensified by a magnifying glass lens and will burn through anything it touches. VOICE (O. I need someone half your size. I’ve got a kamikaze mission and I need a volunteer. son. INT. Are you sure?
. ROSWELL (O. ROSWELL You’re odds of escape are one in a million. His arm disappears up to his shoulder.
ROSWELL Colonel Austin? AUSTIN It’s his call.) I’ll go. ROSWELL The only way we can get into the power core is down the solar shaft.S. Austin. ROSWELL Let me tell it to you straight.CONTINUOUS Roswell stands before Uri. Uri looks down the line. Roswell lifts up a piece of bronze sheet metal. ROSWELL You’re too big. And disappears. URI I can go.
CORRIDOR . Pointing to a chair next to him.MAJ 12 .CONTINUOUS RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK (O. all those bothersome MPs. INT. oh yes. MacKenzie. the ceiling. do we? MAC All of this was staged for my benefit? Laughing out loud. All the personnel. MOLE I like my chances. That’s why I cleared everyone out. ceiling. The light filtering through the floor. and walls somehow fails to illuminate the man. Art MacKenzie. Mac squints to get a better look.
. RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK Sit here. RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK We know everything. It’s MacKenzie. I want to see you. Mac slowly sits down. We don’t want anyone hurt now. Seamless. Mac sees the silhouette of a man sitting at a circular table. MacKenzie. well. RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK MacKenzie. INT. CIRCULAR ROOM .) Well.CONTINUOUS Mac stands in front of another black door.S. have a look. everything. Mac proceeds with caution. I knew you would come. It suddenly splits into four quadrants receding into the floor. Here. and Pthe left and right walls. sir. RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK Don’t be shy.109. Whispering through his lips. Mac enters into a circular room. Arthur.
A control panel in the shape of a hand. The man places his hand in it. RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK You see. I want you to understand what we humans are. Hiroshima. like looking
Hitler gesticulates wildly delivering an impassioned speech. Atomic bombs in Nagasaki. Kadafi.
The second jet plowing into the World Trade Center. Osama Bin Laden. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. Hundreds of dead bodies in a river in Somalia. through windows.
. The oil fields ablaze in Kuwait. Pearl harbor being bombed by Japanese Zeroes. The Ayatollah. it isn’t a pretty picture is it? There is quiet. RFK shot at the Ambassador Hotel.110. Mussellini. He stares at the pictures. Raspy inhale. JFK’s head exploding in Dallas. Saddam Hussein. Vivid moving images.
Suicide bombings in Jerusalem. The images stop. The killing fields of Cambodia. Napalm in Vietnam. Yes. Mac jumps up from his chair. table. Human skeletons stacked in a concentration camp. Castro. Molded into the
The room explodes with a series of DIFFERENT HOLOGRAPHIC IMAGES. Chinese student protestors march arm in arm against militia wearing riot gear. MacKenzie. The Wailing Wall. Baghdad under siege.
111. Mac is silent. RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK All the butchery, the pain, the misery. Mac shifts uncomfortably. RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK All of what you saw will be a thing of the past. There will be peace, security, and a world governed fairly. The aliens will change things. And quite for the better. MAC Why are you telling me this? The man rests his hand again in the indentation on the table. A light begins to illuminate the man’s face, lifting it from the shadows. Humming, not singing. RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK Oh give me a home...where the buffalo roam... Thrown off. MAC I used to sing that song with my... RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK ...your father? His face now illuminates under the light. It is Mac’s father, his dead father, sitting before him. Mac recoils. Leaning in. Too creepy.
RASPY VOICE IN THE DARK I am your father. I am now the one named Abaris. INT. DIMLY LIT CORRIDOR - MOMENTS LATER Mac walks slowly next to Abaris. ABARIS Abaris, after a Greek sage who had the power to heal.
112. You see, it was I who saved the alien who survived the Roswell crash. Mac has trouble looking ahead. ABARIS When his body began to die I allowed him to enter mine. MAC Is he with you now? ABARIS You have been talking to both of us, for now we are one. It has been the most valuable experience of my life. Feeling somehow ripped off. MAC You fake your death so that some alien could share your body over raising your own family? ABARIS Oh you mustn’t be cross. It has been for the good. Yes, and much more. But now my body is beginning to die. That is why I brought you here. Mac strains to process it all. ABARIS You, my son, are the person to carry on. To end the misery on this planet. If you will only allow us to enter. Abaris stops in front of a large panel. into four sections. He gestures for Mac to enter. INT. THEATRE CHAMBER - CONTINUOUS ABARIS The time of the mass revealing is almost at hand. A world of peace, harmony, love, and understanding. The true brotherhood of man realized to its fullest potential. The door splits open
113. The room is suddenly bathed in brilliant white light. A huge heavenly being floats from an entrance off to the side. He is magnificent, powerful, and splendid to behold. HEAVENLY BEING I am the archangel Gabriel. me. The angel hovers above Mac and Abaris. changes his appearance. Trust And gracefully
Ghandi, serene and holy with a white dhoti wrapped around his tiny brown-skinned body. Into Buddha, silent and detached, with a beam of light streaking from the center of his forehead. Into Jesus, hanging on a cross, wrists impaled by bony nails, a crown of thorns jutting into his bloody head. Mac watches breathlessly. The image changes again. A small point of light. Swirling. Into a primordial cloud of spinning galaxies. Into the universe itself. His voice echoes. THE UNIVERSE I AM THE ONE NAMED SEMJAZA! Suddenly it is gone. It has vanished. Complete overload.
Mac stands in total shock. MacKenzie.
ABARIS (O.S.) Mac looks around. His father calls him from an adjacent room. Mac reluctantly follows. INT. SOLAR SHAFT - INTERCUT AN EIGHT FOOT DIAMETER mirrored-paneled SOLAR SHAFT magnifies a concentrated six foot diameter beam of hot desert sun down into the base. A heavily perspiring Mole carefully repels down the shaft, flat against the side to avoid the intense beam. INT. MAJ 12 - THE TIERED ROOM - INTERCUT A large space with a strange reddish glow. of towers with thousands of shelves. Hundreds of rows
And the kingdom of heaven will be on earth. They are the ones who stimulated the creation of the world’s major religions. INT. Moses. Jesus. ABARIS This is the future. MAC Embryonic Nephilim. The small gray with the doctor inspecting the giant’s foot. An entire row of glowing hearts beat as one.114. MAC The cow’s blood. The mutilated cow carcass. Mac keels over with dizziness. To replenish their dying race and evolve ours. ABARIS Krishna. The six-fingered skeleton in the ancient sarcophagus. From the topmost tier. Putting it all together. And soon their time of dwelling with us will be revealed. The rattlesnake on his heel. Divina with her throat slit. The alien in the saucer staring in hate. A glowing hybrid heart beats in a glasslike container. Semjaza manifesting in the living room. embryos incubate within a thick red liquid. Muhammad. MAC’S MIND . ABARIS The aliens are here to enlighten us. Their seed and ours joined together to create a superrace. All genetically engineered. On the shelves are countless glasslike containers. Hybrid
.SPEED MONTAGE OF IMAGES Lucy’s gaunt face in the psych ward.
OH YES.115. INT. The tiny creature twists and presses its hideous face against the glass. NEPHILIM! BREEDS. Mac jerks away. Mac fights a gag-reflux. The jars smash open. MAC THEY’RE ALL CROSS-
ABARIS WHAT ARE YOU DOING? Pointing at Abaris. FOR HE IS YOUR BROTHER. ABARIS It’s time to embrace him. Its twisted face a look of hate.
The embryo reaches out a clawlike finger. The red thick liquid squirms. It scratches the side of the container. The embryo turns in the jar so that its slanted eyes look out at Mac. TIERED ROOM WITH GLASSLIKE CONTAINERS . Sarah and Jeremy floating in midair. It startles Mac. Hundreds of embryos spill across the shiny black floor. Laura slammed like a rag doll against the wall.CONTINUOUS Mac looks at a glowing hybrid embryo. ABARIS You see. Seemingly in unison. but I assure you it is the future of mankind. Exploding. Puts his shoulder into it. my son. MAC IT’S A LIE! YOU’RE A LIE! NOT MY FATHER! YOU’RE
. MY SON. Mac snaps. They writhe and gasp. this all might seem strange to you now. EMBRACE HIM. But he’s transfixed. ABARIS YES. Pushes the entire tower over on its side.
Then his appearance changes. Slanted oval eyes. More embryos spastically twitch in the shallow thick cow’s blood. Breaking glass everywhere. Choking.
A desperate prayer. Outraged. Looking up. He outstretches his razor-taloned fingers towards Mac. Clawlike hands. Elongated head. He’s gagging. Semjaza comes closer. ABARIS YOU MUST STOP NOW! Brilliant white light floods the room. Gray scaly skin. MAC IN THE NAME OF YESHUA THE MESSIAH I COMMAND YOU TO RETURN TO THE PIT OF HELL! Semjaza takes a deep breath and blows out a black cloud that envelopes Mac.
MAC I need you. The angelic being fills the space. It’s time to believe. Mac grabs for his throat.
. He goes down to the floor.
Holding up the ancient Jerusalem cross hanging around his neck. A warrior with a flaming sword. They domino. MAC WE ARE STRONG IN THE LORD AND IN HIS MIGHTY POWER! Projectile vomit at Mac.
Gasping for air. Booming voice. He pushes over another tower. wings spread wide. He’s drenched in foul fluid. HOW DARE YOU INTERFERE WITH OUR COLONY? YOU CANNOT DESTROY THE FUTURE OF MANKIND! Mac back-pedals on the smooth shiny floor.116. BRIGHT AURORA LIGHT PARTICLES manifest into a TWENTY-FOOT ANGEL. SEMJAZA I AM SEMJAZA.
His face a twisted mask of rage and fear as it tries frantically to move away from the abyss. Semjaza is now above him.117. Mac’s hair blows wildly. He scans the room. Mac scrambles away from the pit. lash out from the abyss and encircle all of the writhing embryos and glass containers on the shelves. He desperately claws at a load-bearing beam. his disjointed arm following him. The noise is deafening. At last all is calm. His clothes flap violently. A whirling hurricane engulfs the room. Semjaza shrieks as he is hurled into the pit. The angel’s flaming sword pierces the darkness. the angel swings his sword and cleanly cuts off his arm. A lightning bolt hurls at Semjaza’s feet. then his body is torn from the clinging arm. He hooks his clawlike finger on its edge. Abaris steps back in bewilderment. It holds against the supernatural force. Heads for the black door. Another sound joins the cacophony of the whirling wind. The angel swirls his sword in the air. A larger tentacle comes up and wraps itself around Semjaza. Suddenly tentacles of wind. Mac lies prostrate. choking him. In the cloud. like small tornados. Semjaza lets out a tortured scream. They disintegrate as they fall to the ground. No Abaris. to feet. A crackling thunder fills the room. revealing the suffocating Mac. The warrior angel vanishes. It’s
The floor rumbles as the abyss slowly closes. severing the snakes into pieces. Semjaza takes another deep breath. He lashes his sword at Mac’s neck. The entire colony is spun into a frenzied helix and drawn into the depths. the loud rumble of an earthquake. The wind sucks down as the pit seals itself off. A gaping hole rips across the center of the floor between Mac and Semjaza. three large male rattlesnakes wrap themselves around Mac’s throat. A large ominous black pit descends as far as he can see. Before he can exhale. The angel aims his sword at the floor. The deafening noise subsides. He gets
Under his breath. It rotates revealing a row of oval shaped windows. INT. Then dives in. He turns to watch the Nephilim giants charging hard. SOLAR SHAFT . Unzips a pocket and pulls out the piece of bronze sheet metal. POWER CORE ROOM . corrupting the energy field. INT. Alarms drone and red lights flash. And slowly lowers himself again upside down.
MOLE C’mon baby. A muted yell for help. swords drawn. He carefully launches the plane towards the lake of pumping plasma. A HOVERING SAUCER pulses a deep orange glow. He sees the guards. He turns back to the pulsating plasma. Mole’s face peeks out upside down out of the shaft. AN ALARM BLARES. Three small grays yank him away. HUGE CAVERN . And finally lands back underneath Mole. In the portal next to him Cranston bangs on the glass.CONTINUOUS Mole hangs out from the shaft. Sparks erupt as the power core commences a nuclear meltdown.
. POWER CORE ROOM .118. The guards spin around. on top of the large prism of refracted sunlight. Mole drops to the ground and heads to the edge of the plasma lake. MOLE Crap.CONTINUOUS Mole pulls himself back up. Abaris looks down from one of the portals. INT. He folds into an airplane. Get there. The plane circles silently over the energy field. Checks the guards again.INTERCUT Mac runs into a huge cavern. INT. And again.INTERCUT TWO NEPHILIM WITH MASSIVE SIX FOOT SWORDS stand guard near a thick stainless steel door. As they run toward the shaft. Light pours down the solar shaft behind them and is reflected through a giant prism onto a lake of yellow inorganic pulsating plasma some twenty feet away. see Mole and brandish their swords. Finds the pulsating lake twenty feet away.
Mac is thrown to the ground. The saucer whisks towards the tunnel. Daylight pours through a tunnel at the far end. The saucer lifts higher and banks toward an opening at the end of the cavern. GIANT HANGAR .CONTINUOUS Chopper One lifts off the tarmac. Into his headset. KA-BOOM. The doors open. Uri. ALIEN BASE TARMAC . AUSTIN The base is going.CONTINUOUS The elevator roars upward. Laura. Austin. INT. Sees a small card slot in the panel. ROSWELL Take her up. And is gone. CHOPPER # 1 .CONTINUOUS The four Black Hawks wind up their sagging blades. the kids. sir. INT. EXT. The others follow in
. ELEVATOR . formation.CONTINUOUS Roswell. A red panel lights up. He inserts the circuitlike key card. Maggie. Blackness.
Mac notices an emergency exit shaft against the wall.CONTINUOUS The elevator doors open and Mac runs out into an empty hangar. Reserve power. Austin gets a visual of the fireball. Alarms continue to echo.119. EXT. A fireball blows the elevator doors out into the hangar floor. The giant hangar doors in the background are closing as the fireball pours past them into the daylight. He runs to it. and some commandos commence to buckle up. ALIEN BASE TARMAC . INT. Mac looks up as the lights flash and go out.
URI HOLD YOUR FIRE! Uri grabs the binoculars off the loaded commando. CHOPPER ONE .CONTINUOUS Commandos pull Uri and Mac back into the chopper. A sprinting Mac reaches up as Chopper One swings over him. EXT. Finds Mac Chopper One
Through the binoculars: a close up of Mac’s cross bouncing around his neck as he runs. running toward them.CONTINUOUS Another explosion shoots a giant plume of fire through the hangar ceiling. URI IT’S MAC. Uri extends his hand and grasps Mac below the wrist. MAGGIE IT’S MAC! EXT.CONTINUOUS Maggie stares out the open chopper door back at the hangar. LOADED COMMANDO HE’S CONTAMINATED. HE’S HOSTING. INT.CONTINUOUS A COMMANDO jumps into the open chopper door. TAKE HER DOWN! EXT. Sees a lone figure run out a narrow gap in the giant doors. Cheers all around. ALIEN BASE TARMAC . They lock.CONTINUOUS A charred MacKenzie runs after the choppers. and Uri pulls him off the ground into the already ascending Black Hawk. CHOPPER # 1 . They all
. INT. ALIEN BASE TARMAC . SIR. aiming his assault weapon.120. HE’S CLEAN. CHOPPER # 1 . land in a heap. Lurching at him. circles back toward Mac.
Hovers over the water.SUNSET TITLE: OFF THE COAST OF PERU It pulsates with a Tears of joy stream her
A flying saucer arrives from hyper-space. His bloodshot eyes wide with fear. MAGGIE Don’t ever leave me. Mac. face.. The saucer angles steeply. SARAH DADDY! Winded. MAC Hello pumpkin! Maggie picks him up into a bear hug.. PACIFIC OCEAN . Dives into the ocean. MAC I promise.
(TO BE CONTINUED. Cranston is gagged with duct tape. FADE OUT.
In the oval window next to him. Abaris looks out the oval window.
FADE TO BLACK. deep orange glow. EXT. And is gone. me you won’t.121.)