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Episode 8 - "Collision"
Directed by: Stephen Williams
[Flashback - Ana shooting at a firing range. Scene switches to Ana at the office of Matthew Reed, her therapist.]
MATTHEW: So how're you doing?
ANA LUCIA: Well, the family with the screaming baby moved.
MATTHEW: You must be thrilled.
ANA LUCIA: Actually, it's too quiet now.
MATTHEW: So, how's Danny -- you two trying to work things out?
ANA LUCIA: There's nothing to work out. He left.
MATTHEW: You okay with that?
ANA LUCIA: I guess you could say I'm one of those people that's just better off alone.
MATTHEW: So, how was the firing range?
ANA LUCIA: Good.
MATTHEW: How did it feel to hold a gun again?
ANA LUCIA: Very good.
MATTHEW: All these steps count, Ana. You've come a long way since we met 4 months ago.
ANA LUCIA: Did she say -- you know, when I can come back to work?
MATTHEW: She left the final determination up to me.
ANA LUCIA: Right.
MATTHEW: Do you think you're ready?
ANA LUCIA: What do you think?
[He hands Ana her badge. Shot of her LAPD badge.]
MATTHEW: [off camera] Welcome back to the force, Officer Cortez.
[On-Island - Scene switches to right after Ana shot Shannon. Sayid pulls out his gun and goes after Ana.]
MICHAEL: Sayid! Sayid, no!
[Eko tackles Sayid and they fight. Ana cold-cocks Sayid, and grabs the gun.]
MICHAEL: Hey, hey!
ANA LUCIA: [pointing the gun at Michael] Don't move! Nobody move!
ANA LUCIA: Nobody move! Nobody! [to Eko] Does he have anything else on him?
ANA LUCIA: He just had a gun to your neck -- check to see if he had anything else on him?
MICHAEL: Hey, put it down.
ANA LUCIA: [pointing the gun at Michael] Stop.
MICHAEL: Are you crazy? Don't point that at me?
ANA LUCIA: I said stop!
MICHAEL: What is your problem, huh?!
[Ana fires off a warning round.]
JIN: 야, 너 미쳤어?
ANA LUCIA: Get back! Get back, both of you!
MICHAEL: Are you crazy?
ANA LUCIA: Now!
ANA LUCIA: [to Eko] We need to tie him up.
EKO: I'm not tying him up.
ANA LUCIA: He tried to kill you.
ANA LUCIA: [pointing the gun at Libby] You, you do it. Tie him. Use the vines from the stretcher.
MICHAEL: Hey, if we take that thing apart we won't be able to...
ANA LUCIA: Shut up!
LIBBY: Ana, Sawyer needs a doctor or he'll die.
ANA LUCIA: I know what I'm doing.
[Flashback - Ana at the police station.]
CAPTAIN: I hope this is all of it.
RAGGS: That's all we've got right now.
RAGGS: Thanks, Captain.
[Ana knocks at the Captain's open door.]
CAPTAIN: Come on in.
RAGGS: Hey, look who's here. Good to see you Ana Lucia, welcome back.
ANA LUCIA: Thanks, Raggs.
RAGGS: I'll get you those IRs, Captain.
RAGGS: You've got it.
CAPTAIN: [to Ana] How are you?
ANA LUCIA: Good. Fine.
CAPTAIN: Good. Your assignment.
ANA LUCIA: Evidence? You're putting me behind a desk?
CAPTAIN: Is that a problem?
ANA LUCIA: I want patrol.
CAPTAIN: I don't care what you want.
ANA LUCIA: Just put me in a car.
CAPTAIN: You were in an officer involve shooting -- no.
ANA LUCIA: [Speaking in Spanish] [Subtitle: You're doing this because you're my Captain? Or because you're my mother?]
ANA LUCIA: I need to be back on the street. Please.
CAPTAIN: I put you in a car -- everyone's going to know I pulled strings. You don't want me to treat you like my daughter? Don't ask for favors.
ANA LUCIA: Then transfer me.
[Ana's mother/Captain fills out a form.]
CAPTAIN: You don't get the transfer, but I'll give you the car. Happy?
RAGGS: Sorry to bother you Captain -- Ana, there's a call for you in the bullpen, they say it's real important.
ANA LUCIA: Thanks, Raggs, I'll be right there.
CAPTAIN: They got you a cake, try and act surprised.
[On-Island - Jack filling a water bottle, Rose approaches.]
ROSE: Jack, nice to see you out of the Hatch. You could use more sunshine.
JACK: I'll take that under advisement.
ROSE: A little fruit might do you good, too. Good for the constitution -- at least that's what they say.
JACK: Well, if that's what they say. [Jack takes a piece of fruit from Rose.]
JACK: Where'd you get these?
ROSE: Well, now just because you're a little excited -- no reason to talk with your mouth full.
[Something drops out of the sky into the water trough Jack was using to fill his bottle. Jack grabs it, and finds it's a golf ball.]
HURLEY: Past the hanging tree, double or nothing.
KATE: You sure?
HURLEY: Dude, double or nothing, there's no way you're hitting it that far.
CHARLIE: Hurley, the woman's on bloody steroids.
KATE: Double's 10 thousand bucks.
CHARLIE: Oh, that's nothing to someone who's worth 150 million dollars. He'll build you your own course, if you'd like.
KATE: What are you talking about?
HURLEY: Ignore him, he's an idiot.
[Kate swings and wins the bet.]
JACK: [entering] You hooked it. Try keeping your left arm straight.
KATE: You giving me tips?
JACK: Kate, I'm -- I'm a doctor.
KATE: So, you think you could do better?
JACK: [chuckling] Anyone can hit a ball. That's not golf.
KATE: And what's golf?
JACK: Golf is accuracy.
KATE: Well, why don't we play a few holes and see which one of us is more accurate.
CHARLIE: Oooh, fighting talk.
JACK: You're kidding, right?
KATE: 3 holes, no handicap, we play for bragging rights. What are we waiting for?
[Eko giving a very sick and shaking Sawyer some water.]
LIBBY: Ana, let's just get to their camp. It was an accident; they'll understand.
ANA LUCIA: They'll understand? I killed one of them. [motioning to Jin and Michael] If those two move, shout.
LIBBY: Wait, what are you doing?
[Ana walks over to Sayid.]
SAYID: Untie me.
ANA LUCIA: I'm not-
SAYID: Untie me!!!
[Eko lifts Sawyer onto his back.]
ANA LUCIA: What are you doing?
EKO: I'm taking him back to his camp.
ANA LUCIA: Don't leave, please. If that were you, he'd let you die.
EKO: I'm not doing it for him. I'm doing it for me.
[Flashback - Ana and her partner, Big Mike, on patrol.]
BIG MIKE: So'd the shrink give you any good drugs?
ANA LUCIA: [laughing] Not that kind of shrink.
BIG MIKE: Did you miss me?
ANA LUCIA: Boy, did I.
BIG MIKE: I heard about you and Danny. Want me to go kick his ass for you?
ANA LUCIA: Nah. It's better this way. What are we doing in Westwood?
BIG MIKE: I thought a change of scenery would be nice -- a nice safe neighborhood for your first day back.
ANA LUCIA: This was her idea, wasn't it?
BIG MIKE: She is the Captain.
ANA LUCIA: Yeah.
POLICE RADIO VOICE: 809, please respond to a domestic disturbance call at 2210 South Veteran.
ANA LUCIA: This is 8 Adam-16.
BIG MIKE: That's not our call.
POLICE RADIO VOICE: Go ahead Adam-16.
ANA LUCIA: We're just 3 blocks from away from that call on Veteran. We got it.
POLICE RADIO VOICE: Copy that, 8 Adam-16.
[Ana and Big Mike put on their siren. Scene switches to the domestic disturbance. A woman with a baby is fighting with a guy moving stuff.]
SHAWNA: Where are you going? What are you doing?! Drop the TV, Travis. The TV's mine.
[Ana and Big Mike pull up.]
TRAVIS: I bought it with my money.
TRAVIS: Did you call the cops?!!
TRAVIS: Do something useful, Shawna, shut your trap!
SHAWNA: Arrest him; he is stealing my TV! He cannot get away with this!
TRAVIS: She hit me! She hit me!
BIG MIKE: Hey, enough, all of you! Both of you!
ANA LUCIA: [pulling her gun] Put your hands where I can see them! Get down on the ground!
BIG MIKE: Officer Cortez!
ANA LUCIA: Ma'am, get your baby upstairs.
BIG MIKE: Ana Lucia!
ANA LUCIA: Hands on the ground!
BIG MIKE: Ana Lucia! He is down. Holster your weapon. Now.
[On-Island - Ana with Sayid and the rest of the group.]
LIBBY: Hey, I think you should let him go.
ANA LUCIA: No. He's going to come after me.
LIBBY: You don't know that.
ANA LUCIA: I killed someone he loves.
[Michael gets up to give Sayid water.]
ANA LUCIA: Sit down. Now.
MICHAEL: I'm bringing him water. You going to shoot me? Shoot me.
ANA LUCIA: Don't even think of untying him.
[Michael gives Sayid some water.]
SAYID: Who is that woman?
MICHAEL: Her name is Ana Lucia. She was on the plane -- tail section -- they all were. We were bringing them back.
SAYID: Where is Walt?
MICHAEL: They took him -- the Others.
SAYID: What do you mean they took him?
MICHAEL: From the raft -- the night we left.
[Sayid grunts and struggles.]
MICHAEL: Hey, man. Hey, we're going to get out of this, man.
[Jack throws a golf tee to the ground.]
JACK: Guess you're first.
KATE: Lucky me.
JACK: You know the lady's tee at my golf club back home is about 10 feet closer so if you...
KATE: Shut up, Jack.
[Kate swings and gets the ball very close to the hole.]
KATE: You're up.
[Jack swings and his ball goes into the trees.]
KATE: Wow, you really put it in there.
[Jack crossing over a little creek to get to his ball.]
KATE: We have more balls; you could always just take a drop.
JACK: I'm good. [Jack finds his ball] Got it.
[Kate sees something behind Jack.]
JACK: You may want to move. [He sees the worried look on her face] What?
[Eko enters carrying Sawyer.]
EKO: Where is the doctor?
[Locke in the Hatch doing a crossword puzzle. The clue he's looking at is 42 down: Enkidu's friend. Locke fills in Gilgamesh. Jack and Kate enter.]
JACK: I got him. I got him.
KATE: Where are we headed?
JACK: Bathroom. He's burning up. We've got to get him in the shower -- bring his fever down.
KATE: What can I do?
JACK: Okay, go through the medical stash; there's a bottle of Ofloxacin...
JACK: Ofloxacin -- little white pills. Bring the alcohol and some gauge patches, and strip that bed and make sure it has clean sheets on it. Kate?!
KATE: Uh, yeah, yeah.
[Kate exits and Jack tends to Sawyer's wound. Locke enters and we hear the blip sound of the timer.]
LOCKE: What happened?
JACK: John, the button.
[Locke exits and Jack turns the shower on Sawyer. Eko examines the Swan DHARMA logo. We hear the timer reset to 108. Locke enters.]
[Ana and the rest of the group with Sayid.]
BERNARD: [sitting next to Ana] Hey, what are we doing here, Ana? I mean, their camp has got to be close. I just want to get back to my wife.
ANA LUCIA: How long have I kept you alive out here, Bernard? [Bernard bows his head] That's right. So cut me some slack.
LIBBY: Hey, we just want to know what you're doing. What's the plan?
SAYID: She has no plan. She only has her guilt and a gun.
ANA LUCIA: You want a plan? [to Michael] Do you have any ammo, back at your camp?
ANA LUCIA: Ammo -- for the gun -- do you have any back at your camp?
MICHAEL: Yeah, a couple boxes.
ANA LUCIA: Alright, I want it -- at least half. And I'll need a pack -- a big one -- a blanket, some medicine, clothes -- jeans and socks -- you getting all this?
MICHAEL: Yeah, I got it.
ANA LUCIA: Alright, you bring all of that stuff back to me and I'll let your friend go.
MICHAEL: I'm not leaving them.
LIBBY: Michael, you should.
MICHAEL: No. We stay together.
JIN: Go. 사이드를 절대로 다치게 할 수는 없어.
MICHAEL: [to Jin] I'll be back, man.
LIBBY: Ana, what are you doing? You can't live out here alone.
ANA LUCIA: I'm already alone.
[Flashback - Ana and Big Mike arrive in the LAPD parking lot.]
BIG MIKE: I'll sign us out.
ANA LUCIA: What, you talking to me, now?
BIG MIKE: I just want to go home A-L.
ANA LUCIA: Hey, I ordered that guy to stop twice.
BIG MIKE: So does that mean every time we run into some yo-yo with a TV in his hands, you're going to draw down?
RAGGS: [entering] Hey, Ana Lucia -- your guy -- we got him.
[We see a suspect in an interrogation room from the other side of the mirrored glass.]
CAPTAIN: His name is Jason McCormick. We picked him up on an assault on an elderly woman in Echo Park. His fingerprints matched a partial from your crime scene. We questioned him and he confessed. The D.A. is ready to file charges -- all he needs is for you to I.D. him.
ANA LUCIA: It's not him.
CAPTAIN: He confessed.
ANA LUCIA: I don't know him.
CAPTAIN: [to the lawyers in the room] Can you guys give us a minute? [to Ana] Why are you doing this?
ANA LUCIA: Because it's not him.
CAPTAIN: He put 4 bullets into you -- hollow points through your vest -- he tried to kill you. You want a list of his priors? You want to put this guy back out on the street?
ANA LUCIA: It's not him.
[On-Island - Ana walks over to Shannon's body and is sad.]
[Scene switches to Eko looking into the gun vault in the Hatch. Locke enters.]
LOCKE: What happened? Out there -- what happened?
EKO: There was an accident.
LOCKE: What kind of accident?
EKO: A girl was shot and killed.
LOCKE: What did she look like?
EKO: She was tall with blonde hair. There was an Arab man...
LOCKE: Shannon. You said there were 5 of you from the tail section?
LOCKE: 4 -- why didn't the rest of them come back with you? And Michael, Jin?
EKO: They cannot come back right now.
LOCKE: Can you take me to them?
EKO: [looking at the guns] No.
[Kate brings the anti-biotics and some water to Jack and Sawyer.]
KATE: Here you go. What's happening? Why is he shaking?
JACK: He's septic. The infection's gotten into the blood stream. If the anti-biotics don't bring the fever down he'll go into shock. Hold him up.
KATE: Okay, I've got him.
[Jack puts a pill in his mouth and pours some water in. Sawyer coughs it out.]
JACK: Swallow it, swallow it, swallow it.
KATE: I'll do it.
JACK: No, no, I've got it.
KATE: I can do it. [quietly to Sawyer] Sawyer? Hey, you have to listen to me, okay? The only way that you are going to get better is if you take this pill. So I want you to swallow it, okay? Okay, here we go. [She puts the pill in his mouth and holds up the glass for him to drink] Now swallow, swallow. Good, good.
JACK: Nice job. I never learned the whole whisper-in-the-ear thing in med school.
[Ana and the group with Sayid. Bernard is picking up his bags.]
ANA LUCIA: What are you doing?
BERNARD: I'm going, Ana. I don't want to be a part of this. I know everything you've done for us, and I wouldn't be alive if it weren't for you. But I'm going.
ANA LUCIA: [to Libby] What about you?
LIBBY: I just don't think you're the best judge of character. I was with you when you put Nathan in the pit.
ANA LUCIA: Alright, you want to go? Go. Leave. [To Jin] You -- go.
[Jin looks at Sayid who nods for him to go.]
ANA LUCIA: Get out of here. Go.
[Michael running through the jungle. He comes out of the jungle and sees Sun at her garden.]
MICHAEL: Hi. Listen, it's alright. Jin is okay.
SUN: Where is he?
MICHAEL: He's fine; and I'll explain. But right now, I need to find Jack.
[Jack talking to Eko in the Hatch.]
JACK: [angry] Where are they? [Eko doesn't answer] I said, where are they?
LOCKE: Jack, it's not his fault...
JACK: Shannon's dead! I'm not... [to Eko] You're going to take me back out there, right now.
LOCKE: This man isn't the problem. He brought Sawyer back.
JACK: Half-dead with a bullet hole in his shoulder, John! [to Eko] Are you going to talk to me or are you just going to sit there?
EKO: Anything I say will only make you angry. So, yes, I will sit here.
SUN: [entering with Michael] Jack! Jack! Jack!
JACK: Michael. [They hug]
MICHAEL: We've got a problem, man.
[We see Jack loading a rifle.]
JACK: You remember how to get out there, right?
MICHAEL: Yeah, I think so.
LOCKE: We should stop and think about this, Jack.
JACK: Think about what, John? Shannon's dead, Sayid's being held at gunpoint. You want to sit and hope that situation resolves itself -- be my guest. [Handing Michael a gun] You know how to use this?
MICHAEL: Yes, sir.
EKO: Stop! Please. What do you want?
JACK: Excuse me?
EKO: Peace? Revenge? Justice? And you are going out with all these guns? What do you want?
JACK: I want all of our people back here safely. Your friend murdered-
EKO: Ana Lucia made a mistake.
JACK: What did you say?
EKO: Ana Lucia made a mistake.
JACK: Ana Lucia.
EKO: I will take you there. But only you, and no guns.
JACK: Let's go.
[Ana repeatedly removing and re-engaging the magazine of the gun.]
ANA LUCIA: Where are you from? [Sayid doesn't answer.] Where are you from?
SAYID: I'm from Iraq.
ANA LUCIA: Do you have any kids?
SAYID: Why are you asking me if I have children?
ANA LUCIA: I'm curious.
SAYID: I do not. Do you have children?
ANA LUCIA: No.
SAYID: Are you going to kill me? That's what you're thinking about, isn't it?
ANA LUCIA: Should I?
SAYID: Almost 40 days ago on this very Island I tied a man to a tree and tortured him. I tortured him as I've tortured many men -- men whose voices I still hear in the night. Should you kill me? Maybe you should. Maybe you were meant to.
ANA LUCIA: I'm a cop... I was a cop. One night my partner and I responded to a burglary call. We were the first ones there. I covered the front and he went around the back. I was there a minute and then this kid comes right through the front door -- I tell him to put his hands up -- and he says I'm making a mistake -- that he's a student and he wants to show me his I.D. I believed him. I just -- I let him reach. All I remember was a pop. By the time I hit the ground I thought I was dead. I feel dead.
SAYID: What happened to him -- the man who shot you?
[Flashback - Ana is in a bar. We see the guy who had been in custody before leaving the bar. Ana gets up and follows.]
ANA LUCIA: Hey, Jason.
JASON: I know you?
ANA LUCIA: [pulling her gun] I was pregnant.
[Ana shoots 3 times, walks over and shoots 3 more times.]
SAYID: What happened to him?
ANA LUCIA: Nothing. They never found him. [She picks up Eko's homemade knife and swings it at Sayid, but only to cut the ropes. Then she drops the knife and gun at Sayid's feet.] Go ahead, pick it up, I deserve it.
SAYID: What good it would be to kill you if we're both already dead?
[Sayid goes to Shannon's body to carry it back.]
[Kate with Sawyer who is shivering.]
KATE: Hey! Hey, can you hear me? You're going to be okay. You're going to be alright. You're home.
[Montage of Michael finding Vincent on the beach; Bernard, Libby, and Jin coming to the beach; Charlie and a bunch of redshirts greet them; Bernard and Rose reunite; Sun and Jin reunite; Eko and Jack come across Sayid carrying Shannon followed by Ana. Jack and Ana stare at each other.]