Robert C. Cooper
We begin with the opening scene of the stargate being viewed
camera from the briefing room, there are technicians working
on it. Camera
Scene opens on Sam in her lab being interviewed in a few moments
we see the film crew are editing the footage.
Ye there are days when you feel the
pressure.I'm trained to handle it.
With all due respect Major *we see Emmett
in a suit* How could anyone be trained
to handle an alien encounter when the
stakes are.what I'm told is correct.the
stakes could be the survival of the
I think it's important to remember that,
It's not just about this planet.countless
humans through out the galaxy people
who originated right
here on earth have been enslaved for thousands of years. We're
taking the fight back to the goa'uld on their behalf.
So how do you think the American people
are going to react.the world is going
to react when they discover that a war,
an alien war, has been waged without
I don't think that that's.that's for
me to.erm.are you suggesting that we
shouldn't be doing this?
No I'm not saying we shouldn't defend
ourselves, I'm simply asking your opinion
I.I don't think that's for me to.ah.ah.
Moves to Emmett and Dale who are editing the footage.
No stop it right there.
I don't know.*stopped* EMMETT: This
is.erm.not her fault, see I backed her
into a corner.and I do not want this
to look antagonistic so.
So lose this.
Well.I don't know.Just skip ahead to
err.after the apology.*keyboard tapping*.There.
*On screen* Major.one day the secret
will all come out how do you think the
people of the world are going to react?
Much better way of asking the question.
I honestly don't know.I hope they can
appreciate everything we've been through.what
it all means for our continuing existence.
In light of that I hope that they will
understand why the people in charge
chose to keep it a secret as long as
*On screen* is it difficult to keep
Ye.of all the things I do around here.in
many ways that is the hardest.sometimes
you look at what's going on, here on
earth and it.I.It
makes you want to scream, you want to tell people it is so much
bigger than what they think.
And stop it right there and go right
to Dr Jackson.saying whether I was right.and
your going to put me.into the carter
half.especially the line.is it difficult
to keep it a secret.
Whether I was right or not doesn't matter.especially
given the scope of the truth.
*On screen* and the truth matters to
To everyone I hope.
*on screen* what truth Dr Jackson for
the people here on Earth or are we talking
about another planet.
We're talking about people here.People
on other planets are no less human.
People who have had their freedom reserved.people
who are being forced to worship false
gods and master in enslavement.
But what about the people here on earth
are they entitled to the truth.do you
Is that what this is about?
*on screen* This. I'm not in control
of when the airs.do you think this should
Glad I cut to that.
*on screen* If it were up to you?
Well that's a complicated issue.
*on screen* No I'm asking you.Dr Jackson
do you think that people on earth should
know about this. .right now?
What do you think would happen?
*on screen* I think that people don't
care much about what I think.
Okay cut that line.Nobody cares that
nobody cares what I think.
*on screen* I haven't done what you've
done Dr Jackson.I think people care
what you think.
Well, I think it's a relative question
and it depends on your point of view.
*puts his head in his hands* oh.just
stop it.this is terrible.
Really.because I think this is pretty
interesting stuff.you know you did a
good job at getting to express their
Yak, yak, yak, yak. It's a bunch of
talking heads is what it is.
Personally I could watch Major Carters
head talk all day.
We need pictures, we need images to
tell the story.what these people are
doing here good or bad.makes the lunar
landing look like we were testing our
toes in the ocean.and what have we got
to show for it.yak yak yak.nothing.
Where's the equivalent shot of shepherd
playing golf on the moon.we don't have
Scene opens on a shot of an officer running across the field.shots
and staff blasts are being fired. We see images of Peltac's and
gliders moving across the sky. Lots of explosions. Jack firing
and moving to a position by Dixon behind a rock firing on oncoming
Hi Jack.thanks for coming.
I was told you said there was six Jaffa.where
did you learn to count.
Dixon kills two jaffa, then Teal'c another.
We see Sam firing and then a
Peltac coming by for another shot.
Ships didn't start coming down til it
radioed you were through the gate. *Teal'c
kills one, Jack another* something tells
me they're throwing this party in your
honor Jack.got those clips. *Jack passes
*On radio* Colonel O'Neill our position
is being compromised.we're not gonna
be able to hole the gate for long.
*on radio* It doesn't matter we're not
gonna be able to hold this position
for that long. *Jack goes back to firing.*
*on radio* Colonel I need more time
to stabilize this patient, he can 't
be moved yet.
Sir we got to fall back.*firing*
Grenade launched at Jaffa. Jack sees a Jaffa moving through the
trees to his left. Jack gets up
to go for him when a staff blast hits him square in the abdomen.
Slow motion from here on.Blast knocks Jack.
*real slow* sir! *gets up* Teal'c looks over.but
continue to fire. Jack hits the ground,
just beyond him we see the pel'tac coming
round again.He's out. Eyes shut not
moving. Still slow motion we see more
Jaffa being shot as Dixon looks over
to Jack, Sam rushes to his side as time
returns to normal. He's still not moving
and we can see the smoke moving off
GATE ROOM, FILM CREW RECORDING. EMMETT BEING SHOWN EVERYTHING
That's a 50 caliber right? You could
really shake things up if you didn't
know what you were doing.
No actually our guys are trained to
use that kind of
I'm just kidding.What is this.Could
you get a shot of this. *Two consoles
in the corner.* what is this.could you
explain how this operates.
Sure.err.our guys like to play a little
space invaders when there's not much
Ha-ha. Very funny.
No.obviously I'm kidding.err.certainly.
It would be completely inappropriate
for any airman to play video games while
on active duty.
Ye I got it can we move on.
Ok what's this.?
Err.right over here.is the manual override
for the Iris.
are you kidding now.is that a joke?
No I'm serious.
How does it err.*Gate activates. Red
light goes.you know the drill*
What does that mean.?
We're gonna have to leave now.
No.no keep shooting.
Dale puts down the camera, but Emmett grabs it.
I can't do that sir.
I can do it.
Remove that camera crew. Now!
Moves the Camera to show Hammond and then all the SFs that surround
*on radio* we are under fire and have
serious casualties sir.we're coming
Receiving SG-1s Iris code sir.
Emmett is being moved out of the room still looking over blast
Open the Iris.
This way sir.
Medical team to the gate room.
Emmett out the camera down still on facing behind them. We see
the blast doors open as the med team walks through.Someone's
on a gurney which is rushed passed. (There's a lot of conversation
Clear this area.
Tom notices the Cameras on turns it off.
Sorry about that. *throws the camera
at dale* Here take the damn thing.
CORRIDOR. FILM CREWS THERE DALE MESSING WITH THE CAMERA AND EMMETT
KEEPS PEEKING DOWN THE CORRIDOR.
In future sir.could you leave the camera
work to me.
Ye alright I'll leave it to you.*we
see Sam coming down the corridor being
escorted be two sf.* Okay here I'll
leave it to you here she comes.You turn
it on lets go.
Dale looks at Tom.
Don't look at him we're cleared to shoot
here. Just follow me. *rushes towards
Sam* and bring that.bring the sound.
Please *holds her hand up to him, she's
Now I know that at least one person
was injured back there. *still moving*
and all I want to say is.
Look leave me alone and shut that damn
thing off. *Dale shuts off Camera*
*tries to follow Sam but SF stops him*
Look I just want to say how sorry I
am.*looks at the other as Dale switches
off the light on his
camera.* Why is that Camera off? You don't know what you're doing
here maybe I know what I'm doing here. These people are risking
there lives for us.I want to see what they're going through even
if they don't want us to.and I want other people to see it.what
do you think they're doing out
there.protect and defending.secrecy!! That a word of mal and
Stallone and secret police, secret trials.secret.secret deaths.
You force the press into
the cold and all you will get is lies and innuendo and nothing.nothing
is worse for a free society than a press that is.in service to
the.to the military and the politicians. Nothing. You turn that
camera off when I tell you to turn it off. you think I give a damn
what you think about me? You serve the people.So do I! Rushes
past the crew and other people, followed by silence, Tom and
EMMETT IN COMMISSARY AND THERE IS A.JANITOR. THOUGHT ABOUT IT>
Hey.How you doing?...Don't suppose you
know anything about what's going on.all
*Janitor leaves as Dale and Shep enter*
There are multiple injuries; at least
two people were hit with staff blasts.
*both sit down*.
How do you know?
There was a fire fight of some kind
apparently one of the teams got ambushed.so
they sent in SG1, SG5, Fraiser and a
medical team to extract them.
Someone from the original team must
have been badly hurt or Fraiser wouldn't
have gone in at all.
One of the nurses says there was a casualty.
Casualty?...someone die?? *Dale nods,
as Tom enters*
She wouldn't say who.
Well Carters a seasoned officer she
wouldn't be crying unless *they all
look at Tom who looks grave.* I mean
we hear someone may actually have died.what
have you got.
No I heard O'Neill was on a gurney.took
a blast.he's not moving.
BASE ENTRANCE THREE ORDINARY CARS ENTER.
GENERAL HAMMOND'S OFFICE. KNOCK ON DOOR, ENTER TOM FOLLOWED BY
General Hammond sir. Mr. Woolsey
General. *Handing Hammond a file.*
I already know these orders originated
from Senator Kinsey's office. Why don't
you tell me the rest.
As chairmen of the intelligence oversight
committee, Senator Kinsey has asked
that I review your command decision
regarding the recent attempted rescue
As I understand it there were several
casualties sir.I'd hardly call it a
My command decisions are reviewed by
the chief of staff of the air force
and the president of the United States.as
of yet I haven't even filed a preliminary
mission report.when I do you are welcome
to read it.
I have been authorized to begin a full
investigation into the matter as part
of a larger examination of SGC's strategic
policy that the
committee is preparing for the president. I have enclosed a list
of interviews I will be conducting and Materials I will require.
I expect your
full co-operation. *leaves Tom holding door for him.*
SAM'S LAB. HAMMONS ENTERS
How are you holding up?
I'm okay sir.
Did you talk to agent Barrett?
*nodding* He said as far as he knows
Woolsey is clean. But he did say he's
as sharp as they come. He's got an MBA
and an LLP from Harvard. He was a lead
council for the army Corp of engineers
for 10 years, and later sat on the defense
policy board. He was asked to resign
last year when it was disclosed that
he had financial ties to a large corporation
that had been awarded over 8 hundred
million dollars in private sector defense
contracts by the pentagon.He's been
with the NID since then. Barrett faxed
me this internal NID memo Woolsey recently
wrote I think you should read it. *Hammond
looks through file* what do we do sir?
Just tell the truth.
*nodding* Yes sir
There's going to be a memorial service
on Wednesday. I think it would be appropriate
if you said a few words.
*swallowing back tears* Yes sir. *Hammond
moves to leave* sir. *He stops* How
are you holding up?
You try to tell yourself that every
man and woman under your command means
the same to you. Each has to be equally
valuable if you're going to make the
kind of decisions that affect their
lives the way I have to. But you can't
help it. You get closer to some people
*Sam nodding, fighting tears* you never
want to lose anyone.*deep breath*.yup
Woolsey, looking at files. SF opens door enter Sam.
Have a seat Major. Let me explain why
I am here.
I know why you're here. *sitting*
*walking over, starting video* I believe
classified military operations require
This isn't the first time we've been
scrutinized by the NID.
I know the stakes around here are always
high, but there were serious casualties
in this instance. Someone of great value
programme is dead.
I know that, don't you dare think anyone
is taking it lightly.
You're a seasoned combat officer and
this is not the first time you have
lost a close colleague *going and pouring
himself a glass of water* and I doubt
it will be the last. I just want to
make sure that it wasn't *walking over*
avoidable in this case, despite what
you might think, the only reason I'm
here is to get the truth.
Did you have a question.
*Close up on his face* Oh yes a few.what
made you think it *walking around.Daniel.*
was safe for SG-13
to remain on the planet.
It's not really my call.
*camera following him as he moves round
table.* But you though it was worth
risking the lives of an SG team, to
get an Ariel survey of these ruins?
*pans on Sam*
The device was damaged, it took a while
to get a proper interface and the memory
crystal contained an enormous amount
So you would have me believe that this
was an acceptable risk?
This is what we do.
Make bad decisions.
Yeah it's easy to predict the score
when the game is over, and if we had
found powerful weapons in those ruins
capable of defending the planet from
the Goa'uld, we wouldn't be having this
But you didn't and we are. *Daniel nods*
I fact If there had been powerful weapons
in those ruins they would now be in
the hands of the Goa' uld. The fact
is that this mission was botched from
the beginning to the end.
We don't just leave people behind. You
can't ask airmen, soldiers.Human beings
to risk their lives without backup,
without knowing that we would be there
You yourself have been asked to go into
combat where you knew there was no back
up. That is always a possibility on
any mission through the stargate is
it not? *Sam stares obviously pissed*
And please Major, none of us like to
admit it but we all know that there
are military situations in which the
life of one human being had to be considered
an acceptable loss.
That wasn't the case here.
No in this case, it was just dumb luck
that there wasn't many more lives lost.
*a little louder* I would say it was
skill, training and fortitude.
Based on your expertise in Goa'uld tac-tics.
Was it not reasonable to conclude that
this was an ambush? *Pans onto Teal'c
who remains Silent* While you are not
an official member of our military and
not eligible for court-martial, I shouldn't
have to remind you that you are expected
to follow the orders of your superiors.
As I was doing on the day in question.
If you fail to testify here today, *leans
down revealing Daniel* I will have you
jailed until such time that you do.
*picks up mic* you fire me, you throw
me in jail.you do what you want. *throws
mic, gets up and leave*
DANIELS LAB.HE'S WRITING ON HIS COMPUTER. REPORT, AND HE LOOKS CLOSE TO TEARS.> EMMETT WALKS IN.
Yeah.It's really not a good time now.
I just been hearing bits and pieces,
I was just hoping you might be able
to confirm some of it.
*Looking at video camera, bloody finger
print on it* did you.?
*pointing at it*
Daniel looks up and over, we get a flash as he remembers what
happened on the planet opening on wells and Bosworth.
It'll be alright Simon hang in there
alright buddy will be home before you
know it. *sounds of gun fire.* OVER
HERE!! *Daniel and Janet come running*
Man down. Over here. They're here. There's
a lot of blood coming from underneath
him. *moving* I'll cover you from the
I'm Dr Janet Fraiser. Can you hear me?
*Gasping out, muffled, pained breath* Yeah ...
hurts so bad! ... I can't move ... can't
feel my legs! ... I think
it went right thru me! ...
*Trying to keep his mind occupied so
he won't think of the pain*
What's your name?
Senior Airman Wells ... Simon Wells
... *Panicky* Am I gonna die? ... (Gasps)
Not if I have anything to do with it.
(To Jackson) OK, we need to roll him
over, and stop the bleeding ...OK? (To
wells) Simon, you hanging in there?
(Simon moans) OK ...easy ... (To Danny)
Allright on three ... one ... two ...
three ... *Wells screams out in pain
as the docs turn him onto his back*
*Calming voice as the Airman gasps,
and pants, in SERIOUS pain!* I'm Daniel
I know, I know ... SG-1 ...
(Shares a look with janet) OK, you're
gonna be fine ...
Son of a bitch ... he came out of NOWHERE!
Shot me in the back ...
(Again keeping his mind off of the pain)
Let's talk about something else right
now, Simon ... What's going on at home
My wife ... she's pregnant ...
(Keeps glancing at Janet, keeps Wells's
eyes and mind on him) Yeah?! This, uh
... this your first? ... congratulations
Janet does something to Simon, and he screams.
That's good! At least you felt that!
(Over radio) Colonel O'Neill! Our positions
been compromised! We're not gonna be
able to hold the gate very long ...
Lots of shouting is heard thru the radio.
(Into radio) Colonel! I need more time
to stabilize this patient ... he can't
be moved yet ...
You can't help me! Leave me!
Nobody is going anywhere ...
I can't believe I'm not gonna see my
Ok, just stay focused, stay focused
... (You can see his hand all full of
blood, he was holding the bandage over
Wells's wound) So, it ... it
... it's a BOY you're ... gonna have??
(Pants) Tell me the truth ... I'm not
gonna make it, right??
(Holding up the IV bag) You're gonna
be fine ...
Doctor Jackson ... (Panicky) Please!
Please! Just let me tell my wife! Let
me tell my wife that ... (Screams in
(Shares a look with janet) Ok, OK! (Hands
the IV to Janet, and gets his camera)
Got it ... breathe, Simon ... It's ok,
Daniel is shown getting the camera ready.
END OF FLASHBACK
(Getting up from his desk, grabbing
the camera) I said: 'Now's not a good
idea.' What part of that didn't you
understand? (Puts the camera on his
desk, turns to look at Emmett)
You go something on tape, didn't you?
: Get out, get out.
Okay, I will.. alright.
Emmet goes to walk out, stops and turns in Daniel's direction.
You know.. I once did a piece on this
war photographer, his name's Martin
Kristofsky. For six months he was with
a unit in Vietnam and the day before
he was schedule to leave. The day before..
he's out with the unit and it was just
a routine patrol or so they thought
but suddenly, the Lieutenant pulled
him down and Kristophzky hadn't intended
to take a picture at that moment but
his hands were on the camera and he
hit the ground so hard that it just
went off. The picture captured the Lieutenant
getting shot in the head and Kristophzky
said to me, "Well that bullet would
of hit me, should of hit me." And he
never showed that picture to anyone.
Not for 25 years, but 25 years later
he got up one morning and he looked
at that picture and he saw something
that wasn't horrific and he decided
to tell the story because he realized
that he hadn't accidentally taken a
picture of a man dying. It was of a
man saving his life. The picture I'm
making, that I'm trying to make is about
what you people do every single day.
Under extreme circumstances that no
one can even imagine and I don't know
what happened out there, I'm sorry about
whatever it was and if you did tape
something of it.. that's not gonna change
what happened. What it will change is
how you feel about it.
Emmet turns around and now walks out of the room.
INTERROGATION ROOM. HAMMOND ENTERS, THROWING A FILE AT WOOLSEY.
I've prepared a written testimony.
This is your mission report.
I thought I'd kill two birds with one
Well then.I guess I'm done.
Then you'll be leaving
The president will have my preliminary
report by the end of the week.
I'm sure it will be every bit as interesting
as your memo on the economics of the
I won't bother asking how you got that.
What was the dollar value you attributed
to an SG team member?
You know damn well I wasn't pegging
the value of a person's life. It is
a cold hard fact that it costs millions
of dollars to train these men and women
and that is a fraction of the funds
being subverted by the pentagon for
this operation. *standing* I think it
is reprehensible that the tax payers
of this country are paying enormous
sums of money to wage a war they know
nothing about and are getting little
if anything in return. If the Stargate's
existence were public knowledge and
your actions were being judged in the
court of public opinion.
You're the one suggesting that sending
a rescue team worth 27 million dollars
to save the life of one man is a bad
You're putting words in my mouth.
You said it in black and white and I
don't think you would dare do such a
thing if this wasn't a classified operation.
The president has asked a documentary
team to get to the truth of what is
going on around here. Why don't we just
go down and give them the whole truth
as you see it, Right now.
*Closing his files glaring at Hammond*
That memo is classified, this investigation
is classified, and if you so much as
utter even a hint of either I'll see
you are put away in a cold dark place
for the rest of time. *leaves*
Corridor, Tom bumps into Hammond.
What is it colonel?
Security caught Mr. Bregman trying to
access the infirmary sir. He claims
he was lost but I have shown him all
around this Complex.
Get rid of him
Sir? Have our orders changed Sir?
Toss him out on his ass Colonel. *walks
FILM CREW PACKING, TOM WATCHING. EMMETT WALKS IN.
What's this.What's going on?
Mr. Bregman sir, General Hammond has
ordered you off the base.
No, no he can't do that.
He is a General.
You stop packing. *Walks out*
HAMMOND'S OFFICE. DAVIS THERE. EMMETT WALKS IN.
You have one hour to get off my base
and out of my sight forever.
You think I stepped over the line. I
don't. I just want to make a phone call.
Call whoever you want on your way out,
there's a payphone in the service.
actually I'd like to borrow your red
You have some nerve Mr. Bregman.
*Moving towards phone* that's what my
mother used to say.
Hammond gets up grabs phone Emmett walks out, after
DANIELS LAB. HAMMOND WALKS IN.
I've been ordered to turn over the tape.Look,
I'm not happy about it either. I could
fight it, the tape could get lost or
accidentally erase, these things happen.
But, I'm not going to do that. I had
that little weasel of a man thrown out
of here, but in light of the NID's latest
investigation I'm starting to think
maybe that there should be a record
of what goes on here beyond the classified
And you trust Bregman to portray that?
At the moment I have no other choice.
Briefing room. Daniel walks in, slams
the tape down on the table, walks out
FILM CREWS ROOM. DALE WORKING ON COMPUTER EMMETT ENTERS.
Hey.Hey *throwing Dale the tape* I got
the tape put it on.
Dale put in the tape, Emmett sits next to him. Tom enters with
Preliminary mission reports have been
Just a minute. *on tape*
Ok you tell her yourself *camera on
I'm so sorry about this.love you so
much *in pain* god I just, I just wanted
ahhhh ahhhhhhh.god god shut it off.
Shut it off, I don't want her to see
me die.Please god.
*shep moves over to see*
*moving into screen* Simon, Simon! Look
at me you are not going to die ok? I
did not come all the way out here for
nothing. Now we've stemmed the bleeding.
We're gonna get you to a stretcher.
We're going to get you home with your
family in no time ok? Now you hang in
Sound of staff blast, bright flash of light shoots past the screen
as it hits Janet square in the chest the force throwing her back
with a cry.
Oh god what happened *sound of gunfire*
is she hit?
Image moves to Janet,
I got him.
You're clear Dr Jackson, sorry but.*
Cameras been flung aside.*
I need a medic Fraiser's been hit I
need a medic.
Is she ok?
Sierra Gulf Niner ... aghh I need a
Dale shuts it off.
*reading report* O'Neill's alive, so
is airman Wells. Dr Fraiser didn't make
Sir heard you were up and around.
Yeah.err.*pulling down his t-shirt*
still a little tender but they said
I could go home.
We're lucky that staff blast hit you
where it did. That new vest inserts
Didn't help Fraiser much.
*breathing in* no
*after a moments silence, gets up to
get his shirt* How's Cassie?
She's a strong kid, she survives.you
Yeah *pulls on shirt.* you speaking
at the memorial?
*nodding, deep breath* sir.I.I just
wanted to say.*licking lips *
when you were lying there I.*fighting
back tears* I'm really glad you're okay.
Sam crying now but trying to stop looks away. Jack moves closer,
slowly, and she glances at him.
Jack Pulls Sam into a hug, which she returns, him turning his
face into her neck.
DANIEL WALKS INTO INFIRMARY.
Hey. Please, just call me Daniel. So
I hear you're gonna make a full recovery.
So they say.
You talk to your wife?
I never asked you when she was due.
A couple of weeks. They say I should
be out of here by then.
I just wanted to see how you were doing,
She's dead because of me.
No, no. She's dead because a Jaffa shot
her. She was doing her job. The same
way you were doing yours when a Jaffa
I can't make it feel right.
It wasn't right. Nothing about it was
right. But it also wasn't your fault.
Sam's crying in her lab when Teal'c walks in.
Hey Teal'c. General Hammond asked me
to speak at the memorial service.
I am aware.
I don't know what to say, nothing seems
I believe you should only speak from
I gotta go pick up Cassie.
Major Carter. I have pondered what I
would say were I given the chance.
But I believe it would be best if it
came from you. He hands her a piece
of paper. She reads it and smiles. They
Emmet goes looking for Daniel in the infirmary. It's dark and
Daniel is sat on the floor.
Oh. I was told that you might be in
here Doctor Jackson.
I just came back to give this back to
He puts the tape on the bed.
I'm not gonna use it.
Wait. I want you to. You know I died
in this room? Ascended. Doctor Fraiser
did everything she could. I mean, she
went three days without sleep. Even
in the end she didn't wanna let me go.
I owed her a lot more than I ever gave
back. I thought a lot about what you
said about Kristofski. I think this
shows what Janet Fraiser was all about.
I want other people to know.
He hands him back the tape.
The memorial service. Jack, Teal'c and Sam are on the right,
while Daniel, Hammond and Walter are on the left. The last post
is played and Sam goes to the podium.
Janet Fraiser was an extraordinary person.
She was kind and funny and talented.
Above all, she was courageous. Try as
I might I could not find the words to
honour her. To do justice to her life.
Thankfully I got some help. While words
alone may not be enough. There are some
names that might do.We often talk about
those that give their their lives in
the service of their country, and while
Janet Fraiser did just that. That's
not what her life was about. The following
are the names of the men and women who
did not die in service, but who are
in fact alive today because of Janet.
Major Samantha Carter
Doctor Daniel Jackson
Colonel Jack O'Neill
Sgt Connie Smith
Major Ian Hewles
Senior Airman Simon Wells.
Hammond is in his office with Emmet watching the film .
"Our armed forces have turned the tide of world wars. Young men
and women from our great country's four corners have humbled
historys worse times. We carve our thanks in stone. We stamp
it into metals. We carefully tend to the vast fields where the
men and women who gave their lives for our freedom now lay. More
than ever in our history, we cannot fail to pass these stories
of courage to the next generation. We must capture their imaginations
while paying tribute to all those willing to die for the preservation
of our way of life.
It's a shame no-one's ever going to
Really? You don't think it's a little
No, it's good.
Well that's a relief. Hearing that from
you of all people. Especially given
how you felt about what I was doing.
I mean I understood
how you felt, but still.
I'm a big enough man to admit when I'm
wrong. I'm glad you stuck with it.
That means a lot to me sir.
I've written a lot of letters to the
next of kin. Nothing ever seems like
it's enough. They deserved more. This
is something more.
Thankyou sir. Um, there is one thing
General that's still missing, that could
make a difference.
Daniel goes to Wells' house clutching a teddy bear.
Hey, come in. Daniel this is my wife
Hi, I'd love to give you a hug but....
This is my daughter.
She is beautiful.
I guess the ultrasound was wrong huh?
What's her name.
Jack sits in a chair ready to finally give Emmet his interview.
Ok Tom. You ready?
Ok. First question.