Invincible – S02E07 – I’m Not Going Anywhere | Transcript

Mark's personal life is in turmoil as a formidable new villain emerges, posing Invincible's toughest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Donald confronts his troubled past.
Invincible - S02E07 - I'm Not Going Anywhere

I’m Not Going Anywhere
Episode aired March 28, 2024 (Amazon Prime Video)

Mark and Amber attend a comic convention when he leaves to help Rex. Cecil puts the Immortal on temporary leave and Rudy returns as the Guardians’ leader. Donald discovers his numerous deaths and learns that the original ordered the memories to be erased; he overcomes the trauma when he helps Rick from committing suicide. While on a date, Mark is confronted by a Viltrumite agent, Anissa, who tries to convince him again to have Earth join the Viltrumite Empire. When Mark abruptly leaves to save a cruise ship from a kaiju, Anissa joins him and effortlessly kills it, saving the passengers. Despite proving Earth’s weakness, she fails to convince Mark to complete his mission, resulting in a brutal beatdown. In the end, she spares him and leaves. After breaking up with Amber, Mark is called by Angstrom as he holds Debbie and Oliver hostage. Anissa tells Kregg that Mark cannot be convinced before confronting a passing Allen, who feigns defeat and allows himself to be captured.

* * *

[Rex] You shot me!

In the fucking head!


[Shapesmith] Yes, hooray, ten out of ten. We need to go now.

Kate Cha was a fearless warrior.

Am I… me again, William?

[Kregg] How did a mere moment on Earth turn you into

a weak, sentimental traitor?


This child is Mark’s brother, which makes him family to me, too.

I work for you, Ms. Grayson.

When we pulled you out, your brain was intact.

The rest of you not so much.

[Rudy] I changed myself. I can do the same for…


I feel like I’m failing Mark.

I feel like I’m failing Amber.

Everything in these books is real.

I’m visiting an old friend.

[crowd screaming]

All will kneel before Grom.

[laughs maniacally]

-[laughter] -[camera clicks]

[Amber] Maybe you should try asking whatever alien or mad scientist you’re fighting for a photo next time, instead of just punching them, you know?

Pretend you’re a fan.


With a few of them, that might just work.

[grunting, chuckling]

Okay, that’s just…

Is that really what I look like?

If you think that’s weird…


[overlapping excited chatter]

Yeah! Whoo! [grunting]


[all] Look out, evil. We’re…

♪ ♪

[lively chatter]

[Mark sighs]

Why can’t we just live here?

We can rent a booth, set up a little tent.

Survive on hot dogs and stale nachos.

Because you’d die from a comic book overdose in, like, three hours.

I’d die happy, and it’d be worth it.

Ooh! I’ve been looking for those hard covers.

You can’t buy everything, Mark Grayson.

[Mark] Watch me!


[distant applause]

[camera clicking]

[lively chatter, laughter]

You okay?


Yeah, I’m good.

You sure?

I’m fine.

We don’t have to stay here all day, you know?

We can go do something you want to do, too.

Who says I don’t want to do this?

Right. Sure.

I just meant that it’s just kind of more my thing.

We don’t get a lot of time together, so…

I want to make sure we’re also doing stuff that you like, too.

I’ll let you know when I’m not having a good time.

Okay. Sorry.

It’s fine. Let’s just be together.

You know, I don’t really care what we’re doing.

And for the record, I probably read more comic books than you do nowadays, since you’re so busy saving the world.

[chuckles] You’re probably right.

Wait a second.

Are we in a line?

[lively chatter]

Filip Schaff’s doing a signing.

You said the fact that we’re together is what matters, right?

Filip Schaff. Oh, man.

I’m a huge fan.

[Filip] Ah, thanks, buddy. Means a lot.

[Mark] I got to ask.

When’s the new season of Séance Dog coming out?

[Filip] You mean the show?

Probably not for another year.

Sorry. Animation takes a long time.

Oh, I can’t imagine how much work it must be for those fight scenes.

[Filip] Yeah, those take a while, but we cut corners in other places to make it manageable.

You ever notice that sometimes whoever’s speaking has their mouth off-camera so you never see their lips moving?

[Mark] Huh. I hadn’t noticed that.

[Filip] Yeah, or we’ll cut to the back of someone’s head while they’re talking for the same reason.

Other times, we’ll do a wide shot and slowly pan across it.

It looks like it’s animated, but it’s so far away

you don’t notice nothing’s moving.

The best part is, because all these scenes have limited animation, we can make the drawings even better.

But sometimes the artists get carried away, and it kind of looks like a different show.

It’s crazy what you can get away with.

Thanks for coming by!

No, thank you.

I’m gonna watch season two way closer.

He is such a cool guy.

Okay, where do you want to go now?

I don’t know, I thought artists’ alley looked cool.

[phone ringing]

It’s a… Uh, just a sec.

[phone beeps]

Hey, Eve. What’s up?

[Eve] Mark, Rex snuck out of the GDA hospital and ran off on a mission by himself.

He’s gone radio silent, and I’m really worried he’s in trouble.

I’d go myself, but…

[Killcannon groaning]

I’m tying up a loose end.

Uh… I mean…

Sure. Text me where he is.

You’re gonna ditch me at Comic-Con, aren’t you?

Um… [sighs]

Rex is in trouble.

But maybe I could…

No, it’s okay.

Go. We’ll catch up later.

Thanks for holding on to that stuff for me.

You’re the best. I love you so much. Bye.

[Grom] All will kneel before Grom!

[birds squawking]

[grunting, panting]


Don’t do this. Come on, come on, don’t do this to me.


[nearby sniffing, growling]

You’ve done this a hundred times.

You’ve made it through each one.

Even a bullet to the head couldn’t kill you.

And this guy? He’s nothing.

Just a totally ordinary…

[growls, roars]

…ugh, goddamn nightmare tentacle monster.




Fuck, fuck, fuck.


This is what you’re gonna do, Rex.

You’re gonna go in there and tear off every one of his tentacles and shove them up however many asses he has.

And then you’re gonna send him packing back to planet Bullshit or wherever he came from, because you’re Rex Splode and that’s how you do things.

Let’s go.

♪ ♪



[both grunting]


Do take more than dirt at hurt Octoboss.

I… Wait, what?

You hear words.

Now am pain you hear.

[both grunting]

Ah. [laughs] Oh, no.

Why didn’t you say something stupid sooner?

Did your pals sound as dumb as you do?





Octoboss did much time learn your language.

Sorry am don’t make me words perfect!


Look, I’m sure you’re very busy, and I respect that you took the time to learn my language, even if you didn’t learn it very well.

But I’m still gonna kick your ass!








Who am ass-kicked now?

[groans] Ah, shit.

[nearby crash]

[Rex panting]

[Mark] Rex.


You okay?


I’m fine.

Stop those idiots.

I’ve got Davy Jones covered.


Uh, you sure?

He’s pretty big.

Dude, please.

I need this.






[Octoboss groaning]

[long, ragged exhale]

Huh. Next time, open with that.


All clear. Send in the troops.

Thanks, buddy.

After, you know…

[imitates gunshot, laughs]

I just thought I needed to get back on the…


It was either that or retire and open a bar someplace hot.

Hmm. Wait. Why am I not doing that again?

[agent] We’re coming in.

[overlapping chatter]

Yeah, I felt the same way after my… dad and I…

Yeah, I bet.

Not sure many other people could come back from what you went through.

Actually, I’m not sure anyone else could come back from what you went through.

Also, I can’t believe you can grow new teeth.

[laughs] Oh, fuck. I wish I had that superpower.

I-I’m like some shitty hockey player over here.

How’s it going with Amber?

Did you figure stuff out?

Not really.

Can’t seem to go on a single date without being interrupted.

I left her at Comic-Con to come here.

Well, I owe you, so I’ll tell you what.

You pick the day, and the Guardians and I will cover for you.

No matter what.

And you know what? Cecil can blow it out his ass.

I don’t know if that’s a thing you can do.

Uh, dude, trust me.

Despite everything we’ve been through, we’re still the best superhero team on the fucking planet.

[Monster Girl] Motherfuckers!

[♪ K+Lab & Cleva Thoughts: “Forever Never”]

♪ Riding heavy through this ♪



You relax. This is stupid.

Don’t try and force it.

The system is designed to interpret your thoughts and… Oh! There you go.

Now we can reset, and we’ll… try again.

So, um, those drones cost approximately…

No, no more trying again. I can’t fight with that thing.

It’s useless.

And there’s no way I’m letting you stuff a chip in my head so it works better.

It’s a minor medical procedure.

Amanda, wait.

It just… It would stop you from needing to transform.

You wouldn’t get any younger and could age normally.

Let me fix you.

I’m cursed, not broken.

And I didn’t ask for your help.


How’s Rae?

Still in the ICU.

But she’s stronger than she looks.

She’ll make it.


[sighs] This place.

[Black Samson] What about it?

[Bulletproof] We’re supposed to be the best there is.

Best superheroes on the planet.


You serious?

Okay, let’s do the lineup.

You got a guy who’s supposed to be a genius, but the best idea he could come up with was to make himself a new body with DNA he stole from a coworker, so he could date a different coworker who currently does not want to date him.

That same chick gets younger each time she uses her powers and doesn’t seem to care she’s gonna be eating strained carrots before too long.

Our leader’s a guy who’s so old he shits dust, and his boss is a suit who’d sacrifice us all in a second to save white America.

Then there’s the girl who broke all her bones trying to explode someone from the inside out, which is fucked up.

The pyromaniac who’s going through some heavy personal shit after he traded half his brain for a bullet.

And finally, whatever the hell Shapesmith is.


Here I am feeling left out.

[scoffs] Okay, first, you’re bald, and hair was Samson’s whole thing.

And second, if you think we’re the best superhero team on the planet, that hair thing is secondary to your messed-up judgment.

I had hair when I picked the name, but you’re right.

We’re not the best superhero team on the planet.

We’re a family.

Oh, really?

And like any family, we’re all messed up in our own unique way.

Shit, speak for yourself.

But we’re unbreakable when it counts.

That’s what makes us the best.

You’re new, so you just don’t get it yet.

[Cecil] What? No!

Well, if we’re a family, then Mom and Dad are getting a divorce.


[Cecil] Request denied.

It wasn’t a request.

We’re already two members down, and you want to quit?

Absolutely not.

Look, if this is about Kate, I understand.

I’m unmoored, Cecil.

Unstable. Dangerous, even.

You just saved the goddamn planet from an invasion from Mars.

[Immortal] I could’ve cost us that fight!

Because I didn’t trust Invincible.

And then I almost started an interplanetary war with his one-eyed friend! [sighs]

I was already broken, Cecil.

Kate’s death just finished me off.


You’re not quitting.

This is a temporary leave of absence, that vacation we talked about.

Do you understand me?


Where are you even going?


[doors open]

Rudy, get in here!


Your old job just opened back up.

[heavy breathing]

[distorted rattling]

[D.A. Sinclair] Welcome back.

[gasping, groaning]

Did you really think this was over?

We’re just getting started.

So much to do.


Ah, you’re probably hoping some hero will burst in and save you.

Let’s see.

It appears it’s just you, me and science.

Shall we begin?


[muffled groaning]

[screams, pants]

It’s okay. I’m here.


I’m here.


It was just another dream. It wasn’t real.

It was real, William.

It happened.

I know, but…

No, you don’t.

You don’t know. No one does.

Every time I close my eyes, I see Sinclair’s face.

The therapist said it would take time to adjust to…

I don’t want to adjust to this.

I don’t know what’s worse: D.A. Sinclair taking me apart, or those doctors putting me back together.

No, Donald, you cannot resign.

Jesus, is there something in the water today?


You rebuilt me, lied to me.

Took away my agency.

You’d be dead if we didn’t.

And that crossed a line, sir.

I cannot, in good faith, continue to work for you.

I don’t even know who… or what I am anymore.

You’re you, Donald. End of story.

How am I supposed to be me?

You erased my memories.

That wasn’t my decision.

Then whose was it?

[Cecil] Sit.

I’ve already seen this.


Here. Full authorization.

Not like that password of mine you thought you knew.

Remember, you asked for this.

[panicked screaming]





Just a little further. Wait here.

[panting] I’m coming!

♪ ♪


[mouse clicks]

[gunshots on video]

Are you this nervous before a big fight?


No, but Doc Seismic isn’t gonna kick me out of school.

We’re supposed to be here together.

That’s sweet, but we practiced this.

It was a genuine family emergency, that’s all you have to say.

[sighs] What if it doesn’t work?

Then we’ll figure it out. Together.

Mr. Grayson, the dean will see you now.

Sir, I had a family emergency, but I’m back now, and I promise I’ll…

I know all about your family emergency,

Mr. Grayson.

Principal Winslow?

It’s Dean Winslow now, Mark.

I… I didn’t know you’d moved schools.

Not a big reader of University News Monthly, I see.

I… uh…

Sit down.

I can’t decide which is worse: your grades or your attendance.

You’ve missed most of the fall semester.

I didn’t want to, sir.

If I was any other dean, you’d already be suspended.

But I know about your father, and I can only imagine how difficult it’s been since he’s passed.


But you need to make a choice, Mark.

If it’s college, then commit to that.

If it’s not,

then commit to something else.

But make a decision.

I want to stay at Upstate, sir.

I’m not sure I believe you,

but I’ll give you a month to prove me wrong.

I chose to have my memories erased?

No one’s supposed to carry that much trauma.

You thought it would slow you down, stop you from doing your job right, make you hesitate.

But it’s your call. It’s always been your call.

Do it.

I’ll tell the team.

[phone ringing]

[Debbie] Fourteen offers?

I think we’ll be able to get at least 150 over asking.

[Paul] I mean, the market’s hot, but you, you always seem to make your listings even hotter.

It’s just…

You’re doing a great job, Debbie.


I feel like I’m finally back in the groove.

Thanks for the lift, Paul.

See you tomorrow.

[door opens]

Uh, Debbie?


I was wondering if, um, you’d like to have dinner with me.

Sometime. I mean, not tonight.

Obviously. [chuckles]

Oh, uh… [stammers]

No, no, no. That’s fine.

It was stupid. I’m stupid.

We work together. I’m sorry.

How’s Thursday?

[Oliver chuckles] Mama!


Aw, I missed you, Oliver.

Did you have a fun day?

[April] We learned about animals.

And little Oliver here is learning them all so quickly.

I’m quite serious.

He picks up things quicker than any child I’ve ever worked with.

[sighs] Has he… Have you noticed any…

Powers? No. Not yet.

And there’s no guarantee that he’ll even get them, but if I had to put money on it, I’d say they’ll come earlier than they did with Mark.

I’m learning that everything happens earlier with Oliver.

See you tomorrow.

Oh. Hey. Hi, April.


Nice to see you.

Your little brother, quite the fast learner.

[chuckles] Come here.

[door opens]

How’s school?

[door closes]

How’s Amber?

[Mark sighs heavily]


Oh. I see.

I thought telling Amber the truth would fix everything.

Hmm. But it hasn’t.

I’m still a terrible boyfriend.

She just knows why now.

And I don’t know if that’s better or worse.

It’s better.

It’s always better to know the truth.

When you and Dad first met, you dated, right?

Uh, yes, we dated.

What, did you think we just met, got married and had you?

No, but… Yeah, but what was it like?

For you, I mean.


Well… [sighs]

It was thrilling.

He literally swept me off my feet.

I mean, I was dating a superhero.

Oh, he was so much fun back then.

He was so clueless, too.

He brought me a tree once instead of flowers.

He thought it was the same thing but better. [chuckles]

I had to teach him so much about Earth.

It made us more equal.

But it…

He was also gone for so much of our time together.

I was lonely.

A lot.

When you came along, I thought that would help.

And I love you, but… but it’s not the same. I was…

It was hard having to parent by myself for weeks at a time.


And even now, with Oliver…

Your dad’s not here.

Not that I would want him here, but still…

Is it really a relationship if you’re mostly alone?

Do you ever wish you’d… never met Dad?


No, because I wouldn’t have you or Oliver.

Even if it’s just the three of us now.

What if you didn’t have us?

[sighs, stammers]

I don’t know.

[William] Oh, thank God you’re here.

Mark wasn’t answering his phone. I didn’t know who else to call.

Oh, no.

[glass shatters]

Hey, Rick.

Do you think this is high enough?

Don’t talk like that.

I don’t know.

Might not be high enough anymore.

[Donald] Rick. Rick, y-you remember me, right?

[Rick] Hi, Donald.

Please don’t come any closer.

Of course. I-I won’t.

Look, m-maybe… maybe you could come off that ledge?

Tell us what’s wrong.

[Rick] What’s wrong?

[glass clinking]

What’s wrong is D.A. Sinclair took me apart and the government put me back together again, but they left things out.

I’m missing parts of me, and I don’t know what to do.

I know how you’re feeling.

No, you don’t.

How could you?


did he get you, too?


But others like him did.

And the GDA rebuilt me just like they rebuilt you.

[glass shatters]

[Rick] So we both should’ve died.

I did.

I’ve died 39 times.

So far.

That’s how many times they brought me back, even though there was less of me to save each time.

I don’t know the official number, but I think I’m about 98% machine.

How… how can you live with that?

I couldn’t.

I had them erase my memory.

But that was… that was a mistake.

The two of you are helping me to see that now.


Each time I died, each time I was put back together, it was because I helped make this world a little better.

You did the same when you fought back against Sinclair, when you saved Invincible and William’s lives.

We’re not our bodies.

We’re the decisions we make, the lives we change, the-the people we love.

Or who love us.

I don’t need to forget that, and neither do you.




Rick, come off the ledge.


[Mark] Phone’s off. Earpiece out.

Nothing under my clothes.


So, no interruptions, no calls to go save the world.

It’s just us tonight.

I have serious ethical concerns with this.

No, it’s fine.

I talked to the Guardians, and they said they’d cover for me.

And I made a deal with Cecil to guarantee me two nights a week off going forward.

Wasn’t happy about it, but he needs me, so, you know, tough shit.

I know it hasn’t been easy recently, but I’m making a choice, and that choice is you.

Well, that’s definitely not ethical.

But maybe I’m cool with that.

♪ ♪

♪ What do you have in store? ♪

♪ One life away, we can explore ♪

♪ But I don’t want you peeling away no more ♪

♪ ‘Cause it’s the type of feeling you can’t ignore ♪

♪ I’m ready to break down the door ♪

♪ Settle the score, can’t let you go away ♪

♪ I miss the smile on your face ♪

♪ You know that I l-l-l-love the chase ♪

♪ You told me once that I was crazy ♪

♪ I said, “Baby girl, I know” ♪

♪ But I can’t let you go away ♪

♪ So don’t you get me started now ♪

♪ I want a yes, I don’t want maybes ♪

♪ ‘Cause they leave me where you found me ♪

♪ So don’t leave ♪

♪ Ooh ♪

♪ I just love the way you got me feeling ♪

♪ You got me feeling ♪

♪ It’s like, ooh, you take away the pain ♪

♪ Baby, I’m feeling, baby, I’m feeling ♪

♪ I don’t need anything more ♪

♪ Be the waves on your shore ♪

♪ Dancing all over the Earth ♪

♪ Wa-hoo ♪♪

But what about clothes?

Easy. You sit on my back, and I can hold a suitcase in each hand.

Spring break in Hawaii, huh?

How do we afford the hotel?

I hear they have the best camping in Hawaii.


So there’s some problems even being a superhero doesn’t solve.

I should ask Cecil for a salary.

Should I ask Cecil for a salary?

I mean, then you’d really be working for him.


Maybe I can get a part-time job instead.

They have a job board at the student union.

I made friends with a few people there.

I think I’m gonna run for the executive committee next year.


Nothing. I just…

You’re gonna have to help me get my grades back up.


Well, I have this secret technique I could share with you.

It’s called studying.

Mm, I’ve heard of that.

But isn’t there someone I can punch instead?

Shockingly, there’s some situations you can’t punch your way out of.

[woman] Mark Grayson.



Come with me now or this woman dies.

♪ ♪

Did you hear me?


Whoa, whoa, whoa. Hey, hey, hey.

Who are you?

My name is Anissa,

and I’m an agent of the Viltrum Empire.

And if you think you can cross the space between us before I tear this woman’s head from her body, you’re welcome to try.

What do you want?

To talk.

Somewhere we can speak alone.


If you leave without hurting her or anyone else, I’ll meet you above us in the sky.

Be quick.

Otherwise, I will return here and everyone dies.

Beginning with her.


It’s okay. It’s okay. I’m sorry.


[Mark] I have to go.

[Amber] Come back.

[Mark] Cecil!

Are you there? Cecil!

♪ ♪

Didn’t you hear me?

I said I only wished to speak.

That hasn’t been my experience with Viltrumites so far.


How little you know of your own people.

They’re not my people.

We cannot let this become another Chicago, people.

Get me everything that you can on her.

[Anissa over comms] Oh, we are your people.

You simply do not accept it yet.

We’re doing everything we can in case this turns ugly, Mark, but we don’t have a lot of good options.

Keep her talking as long as you can.

What do you want?

[Anissa] We’ve studied this planet.

[Mark] Good for you.

Human civilization has less than an 18% chance of surviving the next two centuries without the loss of billions of lives.

Is that a threat?

That is the truth.

The powerful of this world destroy their own home.

Strip resources for themselves.

Large areas of this planet will soon be uninhabitable due to human greed.

Yeah, I know.

Yet here you are, hands in fists, worried about stopping me instead of stopping them.

It’s complicated.

No, it isn’t.

We have the technology to repair their climate, feed their hungry, punish their criminals.

We will save more of their lives in a single year than you could in a hundred.

You are failing this planet and its people.

Do you not see that?

A-At least I don’t kill.

Yet you let thousands die every day you resist Viltrumite rule.

Or do those human lives not matter to you?

[Donald] Based on bone and muscle density scans, the simulations give Mark a less than 18% chance of surviving a combat encounter with her.

Ah. Well, isn’t that poetic?

Cecil, I’m in the middle of…

How many of my new Reanimen are ready for the field right now?

The field? I-I don’t…

Answer the goddamn question, Sinclair.

None! None are ready for the field.

We agreed on a schedule, and it…

[GDA agent] Sir.


Satellites are picking up a behemoth-class kaiju.

South Pacific.

Closing fast on a passenger cruise liner.


[Anissa] Viltrumites do not kill for pleasure,

even if they sometimes take pleasure in killing.

Dead humans do not benefit us in any way.

[Cecil over comms] Let’s see if she means that.

There’s a cruise ship about to get eaten

a few thousand miles southwest from you.

Tell her you need to go save those humans she loves so much.

Look, there’s a ship in danger. I need to go help.

If you mean everything you’re saying, you won’t try to stop me.

I will accompany you.

I wish to see how strong the son of Nolan is.

[kaiju roaring]

[people screaming]

[Mark] Oh, crap.

Uh, wait here. [grunts]



[shouts, grunts]

♪ ♪




[muffled screaming]


[ship creaking]




[Cecil over comms] Well, that’s one way to do it.

Humans were dying, so I took action.

Much like our empire will do when it controls Earth.

Yeah. Thanks.

[ship creaking]

Oh, shit.

[Cecil] There’s an island three miles due east.

[grunts] Thanks.

[panting] Thanks for the help.

You and the others listening to us are welcome.

[Cecil] Huh. Smart girl.

I see you care a great deal about this planet and its inhabitants.

It’s kind of my thing.

But this must make the decision clear.

All these humans would have died if I was not here.

Viltrumite occupation would make events like this a thing of the past.

Be the Viltrumite you’re supposed to be.

Be your father’s son.


No. I’m not one of you.

Maybe humanity’s not perfect, and-and maybe we mess things up a lot, but we need to make our own decisions, even if they’re sometimes wrong.


After argument and logic and all these saved lives, you still cannot see the truth?

I think you should go now.

[Cecil] Careful, Mark.

She’s a lot stronger than you.

Remember that we started with reason.








You dare interrupt your education?

I was never a good student.

[Donald] The Guardians are on their way, but their ETA is 22 minutes.

Backup hero teams are standing by, but…

It’d be like feeding them to wolves. What else?

One carrier group with a boomer and 20 fighters, three orbital gravity weapons, two long-range Q-bombers, but she moves too fast.

Quicker than Nolan even.

They could be a thousand miles away before we even get there.

One goddamn Viltrumite all by her lonesome and we’re fucking useless.

Sir, there’s… another option.



[Anissa] You have a mission.

Assigned to you by your true people.

You will complete it.

[Cecil] Mark, listen to me. Say you’ll do it.

Say, “Fine, I’ll take over the planet.”

You can’t beat her, kid.

Say it. Get her to leave, and we’ll get ready for these assholes together.


[Cecil] Kid…




[gasps, choking]

This is your last chance to show me you can learn.

[Cecil] Just say the goddamn words, Mark.


Do it.

Either you need me or you don’t.

Make up your mind.



[Mark panting]

[panting stops]

[Anissa grunts]

[gasps, coughs]

Killing you is not my task.

But soon, another will come, and if he finds you still resistant to your destiny, he will demonstrate the error of your ways, and this whole planet will pay the price.

I pray you come to your senses before then.

[Donald] Sir, she’s leaving the atmosphere.

Picking up speed and heading towards deep space.

Well, thank fucking God. [sighs]

Keep watch. If she’s still going in ten minutes, tell everyone to stand down.

[Mark groaning]

[electrical crackling]

You really rolled the dice on that one, Mark.

All over a few words.

It’s more than just words.

[grunts] She was strong.

I’m not sure I could stop her if she started killing people.

Well, we’re gonna figure out a way to change that.

But those nights off you wanted?

I’m afraid that’s a thing of the past.

[Mark] Yeah.

[knock on window]

[window slides open]

♪ ♪

How did she find us?

I don’t know.

Could she do it again?


Her hand was like… was like iron on my neck.

Like she could’ve pulled me apart in a second.

I couldn’t move.

I could barely breathe.

Yeah, it was the same for me.

I don’t know how this works, Mark.

What do you mean?

I’m just not made like you.


No, stop.

This isn’t about being brave or strong.

I know I’m those things. This is different.

I have no agency, Mark.

Who am I to be upset or sad or-or-or feel anything when you’re literally saving the world?

When you disappear for months at a time?

When I’m alone again instead of being with my boyfriend?

I don’t want to be that person.

I hate that person.

But my life matters, too.

Maybe it’s small, maybe it’s not earth-shattering, but… but it matters.

And it doesn’t matter when I’m with you.

Worse than that, it’s a weapon someone can use against you like that woman did.

I wanted to kill her for putting a hand on you.

I could feel it bubbling up, the… parts of me that are like my dad.

I don’t know who I’d become if you were hurt.

My mom was always worried about my dad, and he’d always tell her everything was gonna be fine.

But he was lying.

Every time.

And he knew it.

I can’t do that.

I can’t say those words.

This isn’t going to change, is it?

I can’t live in your world.

I want to.

I really tried, but I can’t.

So how does this work, Mark?

I don’t know.

Maybe that’s an answer. [sniffles]

I’m sorry.

Me, too.

[phone vibrating]

[phone beeps]

Hi, Mom.

[Angstrom Levy] Hello, Mark.


When are you coming home?

♪ ♪

[General Kregg] Well?

[Anissa grunts softly]

I see.

The boy refuses both reason and heritage.

You mean you failed to convince him.

General… [sighs]

He is poisoned, just like his father.

[controls beep]

[Allen humming]

[Allen] Oh, my God!


[Allen] Do they see me?

Oh, I think they saw me.

Oh, they definitely saw me.

Uh, uh, uh…


[Allen gasps] Huh?

Huh. Last time, that hurt a lot more.

I wonder…




[Anissa] No Unopan is that strong.

[Allen] Guess your research is out of date.

[Anissa] You are coming with us.

Our prison scientists will cut you open until we find the source of your strength.

[Allen] You want to take me to prison with those punches?

[Anissa grunts]

[Allen] Good luck with that.

[Anissa grunts]

[Anissa] Foolish Unopan.

♪ ♪

♪ ♪


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