Episode 3 The Fades


Episode 3

Fantasy horror series. As Paul's powers manifest themselves, his friendship with Mac and relationship with Jay are pushed to breaking point. A host of new Angelics arrive in town.


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The Fades are walking the earth, they can't touch, they're angry,

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They're eating flesh to fight back - flesh allows them to touch.

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I know - so far, so Pac-Man.

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Then there's guys with superpowers - Angelics.

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They're thinking they need to stop these dead people.

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Particularly Neil and his friend, Helen,

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who is a dead sort of Fade-like ghost too, but she's on our side. Rrrrey!

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Anyway, Paul, my best friend, has found that he's an Angelic.

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He has violent dreams and is surprisingly powerful for one so small-shouldered.

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Oh, and Paul has been getting it on with a girl, which is extraordinary in and of itself.

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But you probably have to know him to understand that.

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Now, who's nicked my Twilight box set?!

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Nanu-nanu!

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This programme contains some strong language

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This programme contains some scenes of a sexual nature

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One, two, three...

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You lose.

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That's my last sock.

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Yeah.

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-Yeah.

-Yeah.

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One, two, three...

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Are we still playing? VOICE ECHOES

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Yeah.

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You need to say, "One, two, three," then.

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I was...getting round to that.

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Don't stare.

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It's rude.

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And, you know...

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perverted.

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Yeah.

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One, two, three...

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You're really good at this.

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Put some practice in.

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No more scissors, paper, stone, OK?

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OK.

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No more paper, scissors, stone.

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You can just...

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tell me what you want me to take off next.

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Or...

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I can guess.

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Do you want me to guess?

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You should probably...

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guess.

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Oh, shit!

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Oh...!

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OK, then.

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It's worse than I thought.

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Yeah.

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Where's my phone?

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Calling him again?

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He's not been answering.

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Paul promised me, if I stopped following him,

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he'd stay in touch.

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-Kids get busy.

-Yeah, well, this kid shouldn't.

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HE GROANS

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This kid's important.

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So you keep saying.

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We could take that to a hospital, you know.

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I've never needed to go to a hospital before.

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You've always had me before.

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In a few days' time, I'm going to ascend, Neil, and I want you...

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I need you to be ready for what's ahead.

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I'm ready.

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You've got to be strong.

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I know.

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-You can't do it alone.

-I know.

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So, call them.

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-The other Angelics.

-I will call 'em.

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I don't want to,

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but I will.

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Besides...

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I think they'd be fascinated to meet the kid.

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I know I am.

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DOOR SLAMS

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-Sorry.

-Why?

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No, er, not sorry. Um...

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CLICKS FINGERS Thanks.

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-You're not spectacularly late.

-Yeah.

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Sorry was the wrong word. Um...

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I can't stay. I just... I wanted to say thanks.

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Thanks for what?

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For...for, er...

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No, this was much easier in my head. Um...

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I'm cured. I-I wanted to say thanks for curing me.

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-OK, that's interesting.

-Yeah.

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Cured of what?

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Well...

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Whatever. Does it matter?

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I'm done. I'm...I'm too busy for this.

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I've got two lives to lead, so I'm thanking you for your time.

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OK, I understand now.

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You're cured.

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Call it...what you want. I'm...

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I don't...I don't need you any more.

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Right, course you don't.

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Yeah, well, I need to go cos I've got someone to meet.

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Yeah. Good luck, Paul.

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Good...luck?

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Yes. Good luck.

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Yeah.

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DOOR SHUTS

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HE WHISTLES

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You're late.

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-I know.

-What kept you?

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Therapy.

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I was...with my therapist.

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Wow.

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My ex-therapist.

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Anything to be frightened of?

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I...grow wings when I ejaculate.

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-SHE CHUCKLES

-You know, that's quite a good line for you.

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Ow!

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DEATHLY SCREAM

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-'Have you seen what they're saying?'

-Yes, sir.

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-Yeah, I'm looking at it now, sir.

-Post?

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-'They're blaming us for this, you know?'

-Yeah, I don't think we're culpable.

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No, we can only investigate when...

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Since when have you been interested in post?

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-Mum's not answering my calls.

-So?

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'Get the statement. You need to stamp on these questions now.'

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Nothing else? Is this everything?

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-If you let me speak, sir...

-'Get out there, in the public eye.'

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-'Stop pottering about...'

-Yeah, if you let me sp...

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'Questions have started to be asked...'

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Any investigation in the way I've handled this case will...

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INDISTINCT ANGRY VOICE ON PHONE CONTINUES

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No, I do fully understand...

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Yes...

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DIALLING TONE

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'Hi, it's Paul. Leave a message.'

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BEEP

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Hi, it's me.

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Er, jus-s-s-st...

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Nothing important. It'd be good to see you, Paul.

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Er, bye.

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# Happy birthday to me

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-# Happy birth... #

-HE SNIFFS

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-Right, just...

-HE SIGHS

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Detective Chief Inspector...

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-Now you're following me to my house?

-If you'll just listen...

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-Don't come to my house.

-Just listen.

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Never come to my house.

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Neil Valentine. You have to look into Neil Valentine. Look at this photo.

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He was sleeping with my wife, I was sure of that,

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but I didn't know how long he'd known her for.

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Listen!

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This mental hospital, it's key to the whole thing.

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He probably had something to do with the boys too.

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I've seen him with one of my students, and the missing vicar, Helen,

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she was my wife's best friend

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so he knew her as well, so...

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Listen to me!

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Desperate men do desperate things, so I'll forgive you this one.

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You need to take your hands off me.

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Right now.

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Thank you.

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You're his son?

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Never was good at making parents' evening, my dad.

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He needs to listen to me.

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Join the club. He needs to listen to me too.

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Paul.

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If you're never going to answer your phone, then you can, um...

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Just answer your phone, will you?

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I thought you hated this place.

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I know this place. Nowhere's safe any more.

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Better to be a place that you know.

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We'll search it...properly. Make it ours.

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HE GROANS

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I should be a dead man, Helen. They were all over me.

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Like flies around shit.

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So we don't know what he is, we don't know where he is,

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we don't know what his plans are.

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Apart from killing our people.

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Yeah.

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Helen...

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there's someone here.

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You reconsidered?

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You're here to help?

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No.

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So, it's Mark again?

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He used to be your friend.

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He still is my friend.

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I used to be someone you cared about.

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You still are someone I care about.

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Just tell him that I'm here and that I love him.

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That's not too much to ask.

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How do you think that's going to make his life better in any way?

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Never did understand love, did you?

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It's interesting she can still make you do that.

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Do what?

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You're right, Neil.

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She's wrong.

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Twilight.

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MUSIC: "Baby Says" by The Kills

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-Twiglet?

-Yeah.

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Twilight is my favourite film.

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Of all the films in the world and you pick Twiglets?

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Which one? You can't say all of them.

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Would you separate Star Wars?

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HE SIGHS

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Look, there's things in them I like, admire even.

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But as Mac says, there's a huge flaw. The Cullens shouldn't be going to school.

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I mean, A, OK, the film goes out of its way to show

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that Edward has graduated from dozens of high schools, you know,

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caps on the wall, so it's not like he needs to be there for academic reasons,

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-and, um...

-Yeah,

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I have only actually watched these films once.

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I just said them because...

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And B, they clearly cast an actor who needs to shave twice a day,

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so it's not like they'd struggle to lie to the authorities. And C, which is, um...

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it's the most important one, is, er...

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Jas...Jasper's, um...

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You know, when you kiss me, I completely lose my thought...brain.

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"Thought brain"?

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A brain you have thoughts in?

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The thing is, Paul,

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I don't really care about films.

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You don't care about...films?

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No.

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Any films?

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No.

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It's fair enough.

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-Oh, my God!

-ANNA LAUGHS

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Anna. Oh, shit.

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Ha-ha! You and Jay?

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Wow!

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Jay and you.

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You're pathetic.

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My brother?

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My sad, twisted,

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lonely brother?

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My fucking twin? You might was well be kissing me.

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Only...not kissing me.

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Kissing the worst part of me.

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Kissing...my arse.

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-Stop.

-My ugly arse of a brother! Ha!

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STOP!

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MUFFLED, PANICKED SPEECH

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-Anna?

-What's up with her?

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-I don't...

-Shit, dude. Your hand's glowing.

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You're a freak. An actual freak.

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I don't... I didn't...

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Make it stop. Paul!

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I don't know how...

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You really don't understand.

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Anna.

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-Go away.

-I'm not going away.

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What was that?

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-Dunno.

-Why aren't you going after Jay anyway?

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I wanted to talk to you first.

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Well, why don't you just go see her? Go, fuck off and see her.

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Um, who's "her"?

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-She's no-one.

-What's going on?

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Paul is having sex with my best friend and then when I found them

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and shouted at him, he did a magic spell on me.

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-You're having sex with Tracy?

-The other one.

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Jay! Oh, I'm quite impressed with Jay.

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Mum, that's not the point! He's got superpowers.

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No, I-I-I...

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That was a misunderstanding.

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-So you are admitting the sex bit?

-No!

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I dunno. No... Oh!

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God, look, you...you... you don't understand, OK?

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-Don't understand!

-Paul!

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Do you want me to chase after you?

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THUNDER CLAPS

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CAR HORN BLARES

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Then I'm going to cut off your dad's dick, pour dog chunks on it,

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and feed it to the wolves. Your dick.

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Your dick.

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You're in fucking trouble now, boy.

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HE KNOCKS ON DOOR

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Your dad let me up.

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He, er... He seems pretty consumed with stuff. Is he OK?

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One minute.

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EXPLOSIONS ON GAMES CONSOLE

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GROANS

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Stand down, noble...

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Boomtang!

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I could have been naked.

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I've seen you naked.

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I could have been masturbating.

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I've seen you masturbate.

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What? When?

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The...school trip to Calais?

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(You were awake?)

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Yeah... Look, I need your help.

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-Do you?

-Yeah, well...

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I sort of accidentally showed my sister,

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my sort of...girlfriend and my sister's sort of boyfriend some of, um...

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like, what I can do.

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-The less-than-normal stuff.

-Right.

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Yeah. Now they think I'm a freak.

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Just... I need someone, you, to just...make it all OK again, because...

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Please.

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I'm really sorry, I...I can't.

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What?

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Why can't you?

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Paul, I'm tired, OK?

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You're...tired?

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Your best friend needs your help, and you're tired?

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-Tired who, tired how?

-I'm tired because I spent all day

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wondering whether someone was going to shout "surprise" at me,

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and no-one fucking did.

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That's why.

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And it's made me tired.

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Shout "surprise"... What?! No, come on, you're not even making sense.

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You're right.

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I'm just going back to my computer game, OK?

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It goes all funny if you leave it on pause for too long.

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But I don't...

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..get it.

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CONSOLE BLEEPS

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Contact neutralised.

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Fine(!)

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What?

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Are you going to try and hurt me again?

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Because if you are, just get on with it, I've had a really shit day.

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-I don't have favourites.

-Yeah, but you're worried about him.

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What did he do to you?

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He zipped my mouth shut.

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And he's sleeping with Jay?

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Yes. Behind my back.

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I don't know what's going on with this town...

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and I don't know what's going on with my son, either.

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It'd just be nice if you could... worry about me too.

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DOOR OPENS I do...

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DOOR CLOSES ..worry about you.

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-Paul.

-I'm going to bed, Mum.

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You been out celebrating with Mac?

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Celebrating...what? Look, I'm tired.

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Don't you think we should talk?

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I'm really...busy at the moment, Mum, OK?

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Yeah! I know.

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Celebrating what?

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Oh, shit!

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It took three cans of shaving foam.

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The newsagent thought I was going for a whole body shave.

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He advised me against it. Apparently, pubic stubble rash is a killer.

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Good to know.

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What's a surprise if you're sort of expecting it?

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The truly surprising birthday is one that takes place a day late.

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So true.

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I'm still learning how to...

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..balance who I am with what I...

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I know.

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And you're probably still trying to balance who I am with what I...

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I am.

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And I've always been a bit self-centred.

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You have.

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And I'm sorry.

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Did I mention that I'm sorry?

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How long were you waiting out here before I opened the curtains?

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It was a while.

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After three?

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Always.

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One, two...

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It's not the magic number.

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Far more likely to be seven.

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Way more pagan connotations.

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Also, a much more satisfying number to say.

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-Seven.

-Seven.

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Se-ven.

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ANGUISHED GROANING

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Zap! You see that? Did ya?

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-Yeah.

-Did you see that?

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Mama say knock you out.

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-Paul?

-HE GASPS

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Paul?

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Paul? Paul? Paul!

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Paul! Paul!

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So...

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This is...inevitable.

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VOICE ECHOES

0:23:160:23:18

PAUL GASPS

0:23:200:23:21

What was that?

0:23:250:23:27

I need to go to see Neil.

0:23:310:23:32

Was that a fit?

0:23:320:23:34

I had a cousin who was an epileptic. Well, he thought he was -

0:23:340:23:37

turned out he was just overtired, so...

0:23:370:23:39

I'm sorry.

0:23:390:23:40

Happy birth-yester-day.

0:23:400:23:43

I need... I need to go, alone.

0:23:430:23:45

Of course you do. I'll be waiting.

0:23:450:23:49

-HE GASPS

-Hold still.

0:24:070:24:09

Right, who are you? And what are you doing here?

0:24:090:24:12

-What? No, who are you?

-Let's try again, eh?

0:24:120:24:15

-Who are you, and what are you doing?

-I'm...here to see Neil.

0:24:150:24:19

-LAUGHS

-You're Paul, aren't you?

0:24:190:24:22

This is him?

0:24:250:24:26

-WOMAN LAUGHS

-We heard all about you.

0:24:260:24:29

Thank you...for coming so quickly. Um...

0:24:300:24:34

-I... You're here because...

-You look like shit, Neil.

0:24:340:24:37

-I'll get to that.

-Start with that.

0:24:370:24:40

-Who attacked you?

-Can I just...?

0:24:400:24:41

Neil, the only way to sort out our fears is to tell us what's going on.

0:24:410:24:45

OK. Just to make clear - I didn't want you here,

0:24:450:24:49

so fuck you if you think I'm not doing this my way!

0:24:490:24:51

There's a problem. The Fades can touch.

0:24:510:24:55

And they're attacking us.

0:24:550:24:57

They seem to be able to do this because they're eating human flesh,

0:24:570:25:01

-and we have no idea how to stop them.

-Well,

0:25:010:25:04

that didn't make my fears go away. Anyone else's fears go away?

0:25:040:25:07

-Sorry, but there you are.

-So we're in danger?

0:25:070:25:10

-But we're not without hope.

-Why?

0:25:100:25:12

Because we've got a little kid who can save the world, eh?

0:25:120:25:15

A boy who I wouldn't even trust with a spud gun!

0:25:150:25:16

He has powers we don't even understand yet.

0:25:160:25:20

Eric thinks he's special.

0:25:200:25:22

Neil thinks he's special.

0:25:220:25:24

Can I...?

0:25:240:25:26

As we're talking about me, shall I...?

0:25:260:25:28

Neil!

0:25:280:25:30

Oh, Jesus, Neil. You've been walking around with that?

0:25:330:25:36

For fuck's sake, how many dead Angelics do we need?

0:25:360:25:40

NEIL GROANS

0:25:400:25:41

Let me look at him.

0:25:430:25:44

I can help him. Let me look at him.

0:25:460:25:49

You can help, can you(?)

0:25:520:25:54

Trust me.

0:25:560:25:57

Trust you?

0:25:570:25:59

I told you to be careful, didn't I?

0:25:590:26:01

Then you let Alice and Phil jump you.

0:26:010:26:04

That's nothing. The Fade girl follows me everywhere.

0:26:040:26:06

She could probably jump me at any time.

0:26:060:26:08

Natalie? You stay away from her.

0:26:080:26:10

Look at me. You stay away from her!

0:26:100:26:12

Paul, you're not ready.

0:26:120:26:14

OK.

0:26:140:26:17

This probably won't hurt.

0:26:200:26:21

HE GASPS Before you do this...

0:26:210:26:23

Do you know what you're doing?

0:26:230:26:25

Not even close.

0:26:260:26:28

Feels right.

0:26:280:26:30

PAUL GASPS

0:26:500:26:52

Just let it happen.

0:26:560:26:57

HE GASPS

0:26:590:27:01

HE PANTS AND GASPS

0:27:060:27:08

HE GASPS

0:27:080:27:10

Tickle, don't they?

0:27:100:27:12

-How do I look?

-Your eye...

0:27:190:27:22

He's done things I never could.

0:27:220:27:25

There was a reason I came to see you today.

0:27:360:27:40

Well, I hope it's because I called you, several times.

0:27:400:27:44

I had another vision.

0:27:450:27:47

Same as before, except there was a man in it.

0:27:480:27:50

He smiled at me, and then it cut out.

0:27:500:27:54

-Is...?

-HE SIGHS

0:27:560:27:58

Am I seeing the end of the world, Neil?

0:28:000:28:03

Who was the man?

0:28:040:28:06

Did you recognise him?

0:28:060:28:07

No...

0:28:090:28:10

I want you to move in here, with us.

0:28:140:28:16

-Just until this is over.

-No. I can't.

0:28:160:28:19

Can't.

0:28:190:28:21

I've got people to see.

0:28:210:28:24

What you just did in there, to help me, was extraordinary.

0:28:240:28:28

Extraordinary.

0:28:280:28:29

But the fact you can do that, that makes you valuable.

0:28:290:28:32

OK, fine. Don't move in here.

0:28:320:28:35

But there is someone out there that scares me.

0:28:350:28:37

So you just promise me this. Promise me

0:28:370:28:39

you won't ignore the "kill me" signs we've all got on our backs.

0:28:390:28:43

I need my own life, Neil.

0:28:430:28:45

Again, you're not listening to a word I say.

0:28:450:28:48

SQUELCHING

0:28:560:28:59

We need to capture one of them.

0:29:030:29:04

What, with our ghost rope(?)

0:29:040:29:07

If they can touch you, you can touch them.

0:29:070:29:09

-Hey, we have a code, remember?

-Which they broke first.

0:29:090:29:13

It's time for us to act.

0:29:130:29:15

-Phil is right.

-We need to spread out,

0:29:150:29:17

find smaller, weaker Fades.

0:29:170:29:19

We do this now, before they get too strong.

0:29:190:29:22

And then what do we do, eh? Once we find this smaller, weaker Fade?

0:29:220:29:27

We find out its limits.

0:29:270:29:29

-Neil.

-Hello, Mark.

0:29:450:29:48

I've been... I've been looking...

0:29:490:29:52

How did you know I've been looking for you?

0:29:520:29:54

I didn't.

0:29:540:29:56

Mark, I'm not here for small talk. I'm here as a translator.

0:29:560:30:00

-A translator?

-Are you going to invite me in?

0:30:000:30:03

What were you doing with my wife in a mental hospital?

0:30:130:30:16

I was rescuing her. I'll go through to the lounge, yeah?

0:30:180:30:22

I didn't think you'd ever come.

0:30:220:30:25

I almost died this afternoon.

0:30:270:30:29

It reminded me I had things to put right.

0:30:310:30:34

-You're going to put us right, are you?

-I'm going to try.

0:30:340:30:38

Who are you talking to?

0:30:390:30:41

Sarah's dead.

0:30:410:30:43

You don't know that.

0:30:440:30:46

I do.

0:30:470:30:49

I'm sorry.

0:30:490:30:50

She's also a spirit

0:30:520:30:55

who has decided that the best use of her time is to follow you around.

0:30:550:30:58

HE SCOFFS

0:30:580:31:00

She's...what?

0:31:010:31:03

This I'm also sorry about, because I think she's wrong.

0:31:030:31:07

But it's what she wants,

0:31:090:31:11

so I want to do the decent thing by her.

0:31:110:31:13

That's why I'm here as a translator,

0:31:130:31:16

-because...

-HE LAUGHS

0:31:160:31:18

..I can talk to ghosts.

0:31:180:31:20

You were having an affair with her.

0:31:200:31:23

I just told you you're being haunted by the ghost of your wife, and you...

0:31:230:31:27

Neil, I need to have a serious conversation with you.

0:31:270:31:30

You were having an affair...

0:31:300:31:31

Tell him something I wouldn't know.

0:31:310:31:33

I've got a feather tattooed on my arse.

0:31:330:31:35

She's got a feather on her bum.

0:31:380:31:41

Something you'd also know if you'd slept with her.

0:31:410:31:43

He called me Squidge for three months after we first got together

0:31:430:31:46

and then dropped it because he decided that he hated pet names.

0:31:460:31:49

You used to call her Squidge,

0:31:490:31:52

and then you dropped it because you didn't like pet names.

0:31:520:31:56

I don't want this bit. I'm calling the police.

0:31:560:31:59

Four days ago, I watched him sleep with a woman called Vicky...

0:31:590:32:02

-Mark. Mark, please!

-..and it broke my heart.

0:32:020:32:03

Four days ago, she - Sarah's ghost - saw you

0:32:030:32:06

sleeping with a woman called Vicky...

0:32:060:32:08

..and it broke her heart.

0:32:090:32:11

There's no way I could know that.

0:32:110:32:13

Fuck off.

0:32:170:32:19

We were Angelics.

0:32:240:32:27

I still am one.

0:32:270:32:28

We're a different breed of people.

0:32:300:32:32

We were sworn to secrecy, Mark.

0:32:320:32:34

You two were my best friends,

0:32:360:32:38

so I'm here tonight to try to make it right for yous.

0:32:380:32:42

I don't understand...

0:32:440:32:46

She's dead?

0:32:480:32:49

Yeah.

0:32:490:32:50

She's here now, Mark.

0:32:500:32:53

She doesn't want to leave you.

0:32:540:32:56

She's...

0:32:560:32:57

Let's all keep calm, and we'll ask her some questions, yeah?

0:32:570:33:02

She's...she's...

0:33:020:33:05

Am I looking at her?

0:33:100:33:11

Yeah. Just about. She's...

0:33:110:33:13

I'm going to repeat what Sarah says word for word.

0:33:160:33:19

What do you want to ask her, Mark?

0:33:200:33:22

PHONE BEEPS

0:33:240:33:25

PHONE BEEPS

0:33:420:33:43

I want to tell you about something wonderful.

0:33:550:33:58

I want to tell you about Gaia.

0:33:580:34:01

What's Gaia?

0:34:010:34:02

Call yourself a geek? "What's Gaia?"

0:34:020:34:05

You're a disgrace to your community.

0:34:050:34:08

Did Neil Gaiman write it?

0:34:080:34:10

Look, do you want me to help fix it with Jay, or what?

0:34:100:34:14

Hmm? Right. In 2012,

0:34:140:34:17

we're sending the satellite Gaia into the galaxy

0:34:170:34:21

to take pictures of the stars.

0:34:210:34:24

Hmm...

0:34:280:34:30

-What's this?

-Cough medicine.

0:34:320:34:34

Its billion-pixel camera will give scientists a 3D map of the sky.

0:34:340:34:40

-Cough medicine?

-Takes the edge off.

0:34:400:34:42

It'll tell us about the Milky Way, how it works, how it started,

0:34:420:34:47

but the exciting thing is the things we're not expecting to see.

0:34:470:34:52

Asteroids, planets beyond our solar system,

0:34:520:34:56

tepid stars that never fired into life.

0:34:560:34:59

Extraordinary things we don't understand.

0:34:590:35:03

PHONE BEEPS

0:35:070:35:09

Now call her.

0:35:100:35:12

But I can't.

0:35:120:35:15

Yeah, you can.

0:35:150:35:16

Mac...

0:35:160:35:18

-It's ringing.

-Mac.

0:35:200:35:22

Ssh!

0:35:220:35:23

HE COUGHS

0:35:260:35:28

PHONE RINGS

0:35:280:35:29

I am not a morning person.

0:35:310:35:34

'Look out the window.'

0:35:340:35:36

'The point is...

0:35:430:35:46

'Gaia is extraordinary.

0:35:460:35:47

'It's going to show us amazing things we can't even contemplate.

0:35:470:35:51

'It's also really, really ordinary.'

0:35:510:35:55

Wow. That's a look.

0:35:550:35:58

(Because you know what's best about Gaia?)

0:35:580:35:59

Because...because do you want to know the best thing about Gaia?

0:35:590:36:03

(Chelmsford and Stevenage.)

0:36:030:36:05

Where it was made. Chelmsford and Stevenage.

0:36:050:36:08

A bunch of geeky men, sitting in a shit town

0:36:080:36:11

built something that would transform the way we look at the skies.

0:36:110:36:15

The things that scare you about me...

0:36:150:36:19

Imagine...

0:36:190:36:20

Imagine I'm Stevenage.

0:36:210:36:25

Some things have changed about me, but fundamentally I'm... I'm just ordinary.

0:36:250:36:30

I'm...Stevenage.

0:36:310:36:34

Smooth as.

0:36:350:36:37

So, you're Superman, right?

0:36:370:36:40

-I can't hear you.

-Yes, you can. I can hear you.

0:36:420:36:45

Well, you must have supersonic hearing, then. I can't hear a word.

0:36:450:36:50

You're quite the loser, you know that? Hang on a minute.

0:36:500:36:54

I think this is the time when I do the alpha thing and say

0:37:020:37:05

you look great as you are.

0:37:050:37:07

No "quite" about it - you're a loser!

0:37:070:37:10

Yeah. A loser. I know.

0:37:100:37:12

Now everyone knows about us.

0:37:130:37:15

I mean, effectively, I am your boyfriend.

0:37:150:37:17

So, can I tell people? Is that OK?

0:37:190:37:22

Not just a loser.

0:37:220:37:25

A total loser.

0:37:250:37:27

-A loser that needs to go.

-What?

0:37:390:37:42

I need to go.

0:37:440:37:46

I'm sorry.

0:37:470:37:49

Have you got to save the world, or something?

0:37:490:37:50

I was actually joking about the Superman thing.

0:37:500:37:53

I'll be back.

0:37:530:37:54

You'd better be!

0:37:570:37:59

What...? Where are you going?

0:37:590:38:02

What are you doing here?

0:38:130:38:15

Nice work.

0:38:150:38:16

-We can take it from here.

-Yeah.

0:38:160:38:17

Get yourself back to your girlfriend.

0:38:170:38:19

There's your smaller, weaker Fade, right?

0:38:190:38:22

How are you feeling?

0:38:330:38:34

I can't get used to it.

0:38:360:38:38

Can't get used to what?

0:38:410:38:42

The fact I feel like I've had a rock of boiling lava

0:38:440:38:47

removed from my gut.

0:38:470:38:49

I feel lighter.

0:38:500:38:52

It's beautiful here, isn't it?

0:38:530:38:56

Yeah?

0:38:560:38:57

You know, people misunderstand

0:38:570:38:59

why Adam and Eve were thrown out of Eden.

0:38:590:39:02

They say it was knowledge that cost them.

0:39:030:39:05

The fruit of knowledge. That's a misreading.

0:39:070:39:10

It wasn't knowledge that cost them.

0:39:110:39:13

It was doubt.

0:39:140:39:15

They doubted what they were told

0:39:150:39:18

and so they couldn't see the beauty around them.

0:39:180:39:20

And they weren't thrown out.

0:39:220:39:24

Eden was still there,

0:39:250:39:27

they were still in Eden,

0:39:270:39:30

only its beauty was lost to them.

0:39:300:39:34

Their own beauty was lost to them.

0:39:340:39:37

Well, I can see the beauty, so I'm lucky, aren't I?

0:39:380:39:44

No. No, you're not lucky.

0:39:440:39:47

Can you see the beauty, Neil?

0:39:470:39:50

Sarah thinks all of this is pointless.

0:39:500:39:52

That fate is coming.

0:39:520:39:54

No point in fighting.

0:39:540:39:57

You just find someone you love and you stick to them.

0:39:570:40:00

Sarah's...weak.

0:40:000:40:02

She always has been.

0:40:020:40:04

So you never doubt that we'll win?

0:40:040:40:06

It's not the absence of doubt. It's the conquering of it.

0:40:060:40:11

So, do you doubt me?

0:40:140:40:15

Yeah.

0:40:150:40:17

You do?

0:40:190:40:20

I don't doubt your stamina, Neil.

0:40:200:40:22

I do doubt your strength.

0:40:230:40:25

Guys!

0:40:260:40:27

Some good news. The kid has caught us one of them.

0:40:270:40:31

SHE SCREAMS

0:40:330:40:36

She can scream.

0:40:360:40:38

Her voice had rotted. She shouldn't be able to do that.

0:40:380:40:40

-So, they're acquiring everything?

-Looks that way.

0:40:400:40:42

And what are we going to do with her?

0:40:420:40:43

We're going to find out where he is.

0:40:430:40:47

And we're going to show no mercy.

0:40:480:40:50

Tie her up.

0:40:520:40:53

SHE SCREAMS

0:40:530:40:56

Hi.

0:41:030:41:05

-Fraser reports she's dead.

-We got cause?

0:41:070:41:11

Yeah. Um, teeth.

0:41:110:41:13

-To the neck.

-Teeth?

0:41:140:41:17

Yeah. Human teeth.

0:41:170:41:20

We've got a suspect?

0:41:230:41:24

No, nothing on anyone so far.

0:41:240:41:27

People...are having their necks ripped out...

0:41:270:41:32

with human teeth?

0:41:320:41:34

Yeah.

0:41:360:41:38

Kids...with human teeth?

0:41:390:41:42

Yeah.

0:41:440:41:45

Well, that's going to make people, er...jumpy.

0:41:470:41:51

-Yeah, I know.

-And people are already jumpy.

0:41:520:41:57

Including my superiors, by the way.

0:41:570:42:00

Yeah.

0:42:020:42:03

Look, I get it.

0:42:030:42:04

You're a good copper...

0:42:050:42:08

promoted way above his station by some affirmative-action bollocks.

0:42:080:42:11

That's not true.

0:42:120:42:13

I didn't want you to have this job,

0:42:130:42:16

not because I'm a racist, but because I didn't think you were up to it.

0:42:160:42:20

I know you didn't.

0:42:200:42:22

But you got it. You won.

0:42:220:42:25

And now you're a leader.

0:42:250:42:28

You lead a team.

0:42:280:42:31

And this team is in shit up to its eyeballs.

0:42:310:42:36

Its eyeballs are drowning in shit.

0:42:360:42:40

So sort it out.

0:42:400:42:42

Take some action.

0:42:430:42:45

Find a suspect, build a case.

0:42:450:42:48

Do something.

0:42:480:42:49

SHE LAUGHS

0:43:090:43:10

OK, that was a look I wasn't expecting.

0:43:100:43:13

What look?

0:43:130:43:15

I've seen boys look pleased, I've seen boys look disappointed.

0:43:150:43:18

I've never seen a boy look quite so scared.

0:43:180:43:21

No, no, I'm not scared.

0:43:210:43:22

I was just... I was thinking.

0:43:220:43:24

Thinking what?

0:43:240:43:26

And you're not allowed to say films

0:43:260:43:28

or what's-her-face from Mork And Mindy.

0:43:280:43:31

Pam Dawber.

0:43:310:43:33

I was thinking about you.

0:43:340:43:36

I think you look nice.

0:43:360:43:38

You've got nice feet.

0:43:470:43:49

And nice legs.

0:43:510:43:52

And, er, you've got nice... a nice, er...

0:43:520:43:56

bra and nice feet.

0:43:560:43:58

Did I already say feet?

0:43:590:44:01

CLEARS HIS THROAT

0:44:010:44:03

Paul?

0:44:080:44:09

It's OK to be scared.

0:44:090:44:12

Oh! No. No, no, no.

0:44:130:44:16

No, no, no, I'm not...I'm not scared. I just...

0:44:160:44:19

This wasn't, um, exactly how...

0:44:190:44:22

..how I expected this to, er, to go.

0:44:230:44:26

And what did you expect?

0:44:260:44:28

Have you ever played paper-scissors-stone?

0:44:290:44:32

Oh, no.

0:44:420:44:44

Oh, no. No, no, no. Seriously, I don't...

0:44:440:44:47

I think maybe we should just do a bit...

0:44:470:44:49

a bit more kissing first.

0:44:490:44:51

LAUGHS Paul...

0:44:520:44:54

this isn't 1955. Kids don't wait any more.

0:44:540:44:57

You don't have to marry me, or anything!

0:45:080:45:11

It's just...this feels right now, which is...

0:45:110:45:15

I don't know whether it does feel right.

0:45:150:45:18

I mean, I've seen a lot of things today which...

0:45:180:45:21

Paul?

0:45:210:45:22

Just forget about all that, think about me.

0:45:220:45:26

OK.

0:45:280:45:30

OK?

0:45:320:45:34

OK.

0:45:340:45:35

Yeah, but if we are...if we are doing this, then a quick warning.

0:45:350:45:40

If, um, at any point in this process I grow wings, don't be alarmed.

0:45:400:45:45

I'll try not to be.

0:45:450:45:47

OK.

0:45:480:45:49

-Like that.

-OK.

-HE CLEARS HIS THROAT

0:45:490:45:52

Don't push too hard.

0:45:550:45:56

OK. Sorry.

0:45:560:45:59

-That hurts.

-Oh, OK.

0:45:590:46:01

That doesn't.

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OK.

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I don't know whether to...

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I don't know what to do.

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You don't do anything.

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It's just so hard, this...

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..knowing that you're there but knowing that you're not there.

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I just...

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..wish I could touch you.

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I know.

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But you know that.

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HE SIGHS

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You left me.

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We broke up. It was shit.

0:46:510:46:53

What...

0:46:530:46:55

What changed? Are you stuck because of me?

0:46:560:46:58

Are we in a fucking film?

0:46:580:47:00

Are you...

0:47:010:47:03

Do you still...

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..love me?

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I wish you could answer that question without having to ask Neil.

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DOORBELL RINGS

0:47:170:47:19

DOORBELL RINGS Coming.

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Mark Etches.

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I have a warrant to search these premises.

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What?!

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What's this about?

0:47:320:47:34

My name is Detective Chief Inspector Armstrong.

0:47:410:47:44

I know who you fucking are.

0:47:440:47:45

-I have to formally identify myself...

-Why are you here?

0:47:450:47:48

What do you think I've done?

0:47:480:47:50

I'm arresting you on suspicion of your connection

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-to the disappearance of Sarah Etches.

-My wife?!

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You think I have anything to do with Sarah's death?

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And Helen Marshall,

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and the murders of Sam Griegson and Fred Taylor.

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Murder?

0:48:040:48:06

You don't have to say anything, but it may harm your defence if you...

0:48:060:48:08

How can you think...

0:48:080:48:10

What possible evidence do you have?

0:48:100:48:13

You have connections with all the victims.

0:48:130:48:15

You assaulted Sam Griegson a few days ago...

0:48:150:48:17

-Yeah, we sorted that out.

-Desperate men do desperate things.

0:48:170:48:21

So...

0:48:360:48:37

So?

0:48:390:48:40

Well, go on, then, spit it out.

0:48:470:48:49

How was it?

0:48:490:48:51

You know...

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-Nice, actually.

-What's it feel like?

0:48:560:48:59

It's hotter than expected.

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That's probably a good sign.

0:49:030:49:05

Yeah.

0:49:050:49:06

Though it was quite difficult...to fit.

0:49:060:49:09

HE LAUGHS That's probably a good sign, too!

0:49:090:49:12

-Yeah?

-Yeah.

0:49:120:49:14

I never gave you your present, did I? For your birthday.

0:49:210:49:24

-Ah, you didn't need to.

-Yeah, I did.

0:49:240:49:27

You totally did.

0:49:270:49:29

Wow.

0:49:290:49:31

It's a key.

0:49:330:49:34

Am I supposed to break it off and then give half to you

0:49:340:49:38

and wear my bit round my neck?

0:49:380:49:40

Are we in love? Because I'm flattered, but...

0:49:400:49:43

It's to my house.

0:49:430:49:45

Any time... Any time things at home with your mum, with your dad,

0:49:460:49:51

3am, whenever, you just come to my place,

0:49:510:49:57

sleep on the sofa, sleep in my room, whatever you like.

0:49:570:50:01

You're always welcome... because you're family.

0:50:010:50:04

I've cleared it with Mum.

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-OK.

-You do know, don't you,

0:50:090:50:13

that whatever happens with Jay, you'll always be more important to me, right?

0:50:130:50:16

Yeah.

0:50:160:50:18

You do know I'm going to use this key

0:50:180:50:21

to steal your sister's knickers, right?

0:50:210:50:23

-Whoo-hoo-hoo!

-Did you just flick ice cream at me?

0:50:230:50:26

HE LAUGHS

0:50:260:50:27

Don't throw your bloody ice cream at me.

0:50:270:50:31

I'm going to comb through your photo albums and find

0:50:310:50:33

pictures of your sister in a bikini. No, I'm not listening to you.

0:50:330:50:35

-I'm not listening!

-And your mum breast-feeding.

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Then I'm going to snoop for dildodatic devices. Paul!

0:50:370:50:40

TYRES SCREECH

0:50:400:50:41

This is going to be fine.

0:51:040:51:06

This is going to be fine.

0:51:120:51:14

It's happening, Neil.

0:51:420:51:43

Is it?

0:51:460:51:47

You see? I was right not to have doubted.

0:51:520:51:54

No.

0:51:560:51:57

No, I'm not ready.

0:51:580:52:00

Keep the boy safe.

0:52:000:52:02

It's beautiful, Neil.

0:52:050:52:06

I'm not ready. You can't go.

0:52:060:52:09

You're right, I'm not strong enough.

0:52:100:52:11

I'm not strong... Helen?

0:52:110:52:14

Helen?

0:52:140:52:15

CONTINUOUS TONE

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HE HOWLS

0:54:350:54:39

CONTINUOUS TONE

0:55:070:55:10

# Pretending I'm pretending that everything's OK

0:55:110:55:15

# So many masks I'm wearing my own face

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# I can feel my toes burning from my deeds along the way

0:55:190:55:23

# Before you get up you've got to go down

0:55:230:55:26

# Fuck it, I love you, there you go

0:55:280:55:31

# Three little words on a mobile phone

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# When are you coming home? #

0:55:370:55:39

As Paul's powers manifest themselves, his friendship with Mac and relationship with Jay are pushed to breaking point. Meanwhile, a host of new Angelics arrive in town just as the Fades' plans evolve in a chilling new direction.


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