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INT. COMMAND CARRIER - SCORPIUS' QUARTERS

It's dark... heavy brooding shadows everywhere. Braca enters looking like he wishes he could a avoid this duty. Scorpius is standing with his back too him.

SCORPIUS
Report, Lieutenant.

Beat as Braca gathers his nerve, like someone getting ready to pick up a snake.

BRACA
Long range scans cannot locate the gun ship sir.

Scorpius doesn't turn...he remains in the shadows.

SCORPIUS
He won't run far. Crichton hasn't finished with me... nor I with him.

EXT. TALYN - SPACE

INT. TALYN - CRICHTON'S QUARTERS

Crichton is sitting on his bunk staring at the stars without seeing. Physically he's looking better, but it's clear this little adventure has dealt him another hard blow.

AERYN
How are you feeling?

He glances at her for a moment, then back at the stars.

CRICHTON
Fine, Aeryn.

AERYN
(off his mood)
You shouldn't morn the death of an enemy.

He looks away...

CRICHTON
Was she?

AERYN
She was a Peacekeeper.

CRICHTON
You were a Peacekeeper.

Aeryn considers the statement and the meaning behind it. Crichton's thoughts are dark.

AERYN
Scorpius knows every thing about you...he knows how to exploit your weaknesses...

CRICHTON
That's not a comfort, Aeryn.

AERYN
I'm not here to hold your hand Crichton...if we don't play this smart we are going to lose.

Crichton looks up at her...he knows she's right. But does she have to kick him when he's down? She regards him with cool detachment, the soldier who's only objective is to see the mission succeed. Beat then she walks away, leaving him to brood...

SCORPIUS (V.O.)
Lousy bed side manner...

EXT. FLORIDA FLAT LANDS - DUSK - CRICHTON'S MEMORY

The sun is setting beyond the launch pad casting long shadows. Crichton turns away from the image, his back to the scorpius clone.

CRICHTON
Take a flying leap, Harvey, I ain't in the mood.

SCORPIUS
You never cease to amaze me John...such compassion - even for those who's purpose it is to harm you...

CRICHTON
This was a Scorpius blue plate special... He's the twisted bastard I got a problem with. Sabrina -
(beat)
Whatever the hell her name was, was just a pawn.

SCORPIUS
Better to have loved and lost... eh John?

INT. TALYN - CRICHTON'S QUARTERS

On Crichton lost in his own private misery.

THE END