05x01 - Here to Help

MORGAN: I thought we were always on our own in this world.

I was wrong.

So, what's your story?

I met new people who became friends... and we survived a hurricane...

- [SNARLS]
- ... truckers...

- MAN: That's a half point.
- MORGAN: ... an alligator...

These aren't friendly waters.

- MAN: Well, we ain't going for a swim.
- [GUNSHOTS]

- ... beer runs.
- [BOTTLES CLINK]

This world can surprise you... but it's hard to know who to trust.

You lied to us, [VOICE BREAKING] and then you shot my brother.

Someone poisoned us.

Nooo! No!

MORGAN: I've got things to make up for, same as everybody else.

But if you're out there on your own...we can help you.

Hang on.

We're comin'.

MAX: Don't be scared.

I'm not scared.

Is it going to be loud?

No. It won't be loud.

Actually, I'm completely lying.

It's gonna be one of the louder things you've ever heard.

Louder than when Dad's barbecue exploded.

Annie said there was a crowd of growlers nearby.

That's the next problem we'll handle.

Dylan, you can do this.

[SIGHS]

[BIRDS CHIRPING]

[GUNSHOT]

Come on!

Oh, yeah.

I hit it.

Yeah, you did.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

They heard us.

We can get it out of here in time.

- Max...
- I got it.

[GROWLING CONTINUES]

It's... It's jammed!

[GRUNTS]

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- Max!
- I know!

Max!

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Down!

[AIRPLANE ENGINE ROARING]

[GROWLING CONTINUES]

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Come on.

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Whoa.

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The growlers.

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

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We gotta keep moving.

Let's go.

[GROWLING]

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Come on.

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[GROWLING]

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Stay back.

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[GROWLING CONTINUES]

Max?

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MAX: Stand back, Dylan.

[GROWLING CONTINUES]

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It's okay.

We're here to help.

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Get inside!

[WALKERS GROWLING]

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

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[COUGHS]

Wait. He's not a biter.

MAX: Are you okay?

I-I-I, uh...

I think so, yeah. [GRUNTS]

Oh, sh1t. It's still jammed.

Get back!

God! [GRUNTS]

Oh, God! [GRUNTS]

[GUNSHOT]

[RINGING]

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Who are you people?

We came to help.

Are you... Are you with Logan?

Who's Logan?

[WALKER GROWLING]

JOHN: Alicia!

We can't stay long.

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Morgan.

Yeah.

Luci, you okay?

MORGAN: Oh, my God.

You just don't move, don't move.

June!

June!

Al, can you hear me?!

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

[GROANS, COUGHS]

Stay with me.

- It's okay.
- Oh, God.

Everything's gonna be okay.

Hey, you, come here.

It'll be all right.
Just tell me your name.

- Dylan.
- Dylan, I'm Morgan.

You want to help me help my friend?

Gonna need you just to put pressure right here until I get back.

And all you have to do is make sure you don't move her.

Come here. Come on.

Just down here, and one hand here.

Keep pressure on it, all right?

Easy, easy. Right there.

- Pressure on.
- Where are you going?

Make sure nothing out there gets in here.

What if something gets through?

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If it's dead, shoot it.

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Al. Al.

Al.

Okay. Al.

Okay. Yeah.

Okay. You're hurt.

So are you.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

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Hey, hey, hey, hey! Easy.

Easy.

Your hands, Alicia.

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Yeah.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

JUNE: Ah!

Aah! Okay. Okay.

Okay. [GRUNTS]

[WALKERS GROWLING]

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[GUNSHOTS]

[GRUNTS]

[GUNSHOT]

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John.

- Yeah, okay.
- All right.

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Up there.

Up there.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

- How far to the truck stop?
- I don't know.

We're maybe , miles from the touchdown site.

- We're not gonna make it in time.
- No, we will make it.

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

[GRUNTS]

LOGAN: Morgan, where are you?

Logan?

- What happened to...
- Logan, do you copy?

We... We are...

Listen, if you copy, we are coming.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

Just might take us a little longer to get there than we thought.

Alicia?

Hey, we need to buy everybody some more time.

Come on.

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[GRUNTS]

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Shoot the sons of bitches!

[GUNSHOT]

[GUNSHOT]

[GRUNTS]

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

AL: Strand, if you can hear this, we made it over the mountain, but we crashed the plane.

I crashed the plane.

Go back to the mill and get my personal backups.

There's a tape labeled "Skidmark".

Watch it.

The guy on it has a small plane.

We need you to come get us.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

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Looks like you're gonna get to fly after all.

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Do you copy?

[GROWLING CONTINUES]

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Strand?

He can't hear us. We gotta be outta range.

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sh1t.

Come on.

[GROWLING CONTINUES]

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- Aah! Aah!
- It's okay.

It's okay.

My name's Dylan.

Your friends, they're trying to get you help.

[FOOTSTEPS]

[WALKERS GROWLING IN DISTANCE]

[GRUNTS]

Easy. I'm the nurse.

I just want to look at her.

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Let go. Good job.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

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[GRUNTS]

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sh1t.

Go.

Don't stay because of me.

No.

We're not going anywhere.

[GRUNTS] Jesus.

JOHN: How is she?

JUNE: We got to cut her free.

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The boxes, there were hacksaws in them.

Yes.

They're out there.

Check it out.

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

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- You got anything?
- AL: No.

sh1t!

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Aah!

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

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[WALKER GROWLING]

sh1t!

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[GRUNTS]

[GROWLING CONTINUES]

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[GRUNTS]

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JOHN: Al?

Yeah.

- You good?
- It's okay.

- Didn't bite me.
- I found it.

Come on.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

[GRUNTS]

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Put your hand on my hand, okay?

It cannot move.

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- JOHN: All right.
- [GRUNTS]

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[GROANS]

[SCREAMS]

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

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MORGAN: We need to clear a path.

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How many rounds you have?

- Uh, seven.
- We'll make it work.

We can do this.

Alicia.

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Okay. I'll take the lead.

Morgan, you take the side.

June, Al, keep her safe.

You two, stay in the middle, watch your back, okay?

Okay.

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Now.

[ENGINE REVS]

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Get in!

Who are you?

That's our sister. Come on.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

Always hated flying.

Don't think you'll ever have to set foot in that tin can again.

[WALKER GROWLING]

Watch out, watch out.

Dead are everywhere.

ANNIE: Growlers are the least of our problems.

You have no idea where you landed, do you?

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[WALKER GROWLING]

Are you sure she said, "Skidmark"?

SARAH: How you gonna get this bear in the air, assuming we can track it down?

I've got it covered.

That's what you said about the last plane, Vic.

You sure you up for this, man?

I'm sure.

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What happened here?

Saw some signs back at the crash site.

We don't know.

We stay away from them.

We were passing through the area with our parents, and we kind of... got stuck.

The roads to the east are washed out, landslides in the pass.

Roads to the south and west have those signs on them.

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Are you a pilot?

Journalist.

No wonder you guys crashed.

We didn't crash.

Crash-landed.

For the record, we lost an engine.

I wasn't supposed to be the only one behind the wheel.

Could've gone a lot worse, you hadn't done what you did, Al.

[COUGHS] Aah!

We should stop.

- No, we can't stop.
- Hang in there, okay?

Logan, his people, they need us.

This Logan, is he part of your crew?

No, he's just someone we're trying to help.

- You don't know him?
- MORGAN: No.

We talk to him on the radio.

- Anything?
- Nothing.

Hate to break it to you, but he's probably dead.

No, they have plenty of food and water, supplies to last them for weeks.

- Then why'd they need you?
- AL: They got into some trouble.

Place they were holed up in was surrounded by the dead.

[TIRES SCREECH]

- Aah!
- MORGAN: Hey, hey, hey!

- Hey, easy!
- You're driving us toward a bunch of growlers?

She's injured.

It's nothing we can't handle.

People don't just go around helping people they don't know.

MORGAN: Yeah, but you did.

You helped stop Luciana's bleeding.

Didn't feel like I had a choice.

Well, neither do we.

ANNIE: Why?

We answered your questions, now you answer ours.

We're trying to do everything we can to make things better out here.

Good luck with that.

This place is worse than it seems.

You keep saying that.
What does that mean, exactly?

It's not just the signs.

It's the...

You'll see.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

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[GROWLING]

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Mustard just keeps gettin' uglier, don't it?

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Do you know who did this?

No.

But they're all over the area.

[GROWLING]

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We need to keep moving.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

I'm not driving into that.

Then we'll walk.

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You want to help me with Luciana?

Are you serious?

This is something we have to do.

You said you don't even know this guy.

And I'll be honest with you.
We've been... we've been doing this for a while, this helping people.

And we haven't had a whole lot of luck.

What does that mean?

ALICIA: Everyone's either dead, missing, or don't want to be found.

Logan, his people, they're the first who do.

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He better be worth it.

Get in.

Thank you.

[WALKERS GROWLING]

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[GROWLING]

[BIRDS CHIRPING]

Logan said they were surrounded.

[BELL JINGLES]

[DOOR CREAKS]

Logan?

Table.

Yeah.

[DOOR CREAKS]

ALICIA: They have to be somewhere.

Easy.

[GROANS]

[DOOR RATTLING]

[DOOR CREAKS]

Hello?

[DOOR CREAKS]

[ELECTRICITY CRACKLES]

Oh, thank God.

Logan, do you copy?

Logan, Logan, Logan, Logan, do you copy?

We are at the truck stop.

Logan, do you copy?

JUNE: We're gonna do this.

Okay? How you feeling?

Like a human coat rack.

Gotta be honest, it hurts.

You're doing great.
You're gonna be okay.

- Logan?
- All right, I need dressings, peroxide, and whatever antibiotics you can find.

- Okay.
- It's not gonna be pretty.

You done this before?

JUNE: In a trauma center, yeah.

In a truck stop?

No.

[GROANING]

What are these for?

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The man who set all this up...he drove trucks.

Just like that one.

Why would people need toys?

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His way of giving people something to believe in.

Where is he?

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He's gone.

But we're trying to keep what he did alive.

We are trying to turn it into something more.

[CHUCKLES]

How?

ANNIE: Dylan.

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MORGAN: You know, she's right.

We got a place on the other side, used to be a denim factory.

JOHN: Not as bad as it sounds.

We even have a movie night.

- [CHUCKLES]
- You kids like movies, right?

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MORGAN: You know, we're trying to work on it, make it into a place that people can feel safe, make it a place that people can call home.

Places like that don't exist anymore.

I used to think the same thing, hon.

But they do.

You should come back with us.

You should be a part of it.

Morgan, nobody's been here for a long time.

I had to bleed the genee just to get it started.

AL: Logan called from a truck stop.

- Are there any others around here?
- It's the only one for miles.

Something's not right.

No, we just heard him on the walkie.

They gotta be around here somewhere.

ANNIE: What's wrong with you people?

He's not here. No one's here!

Load up whatever you
can fit in your bag.

- MORGAN: No, no, wait, wait, wait.
- JUNE: Wait, Morgan.

I know you've been through a lot, but you can trust us. You don't have to be afraid.

That's what people always say when there's something to be afraid of.

Morgan, we don't have any more time, okay?

We just have to help our friend, and then we'll keep talking after.

No, we're done talking! Dylan!

Look, no one's going anywhere until we figure out...

- We'll be fine...
- what's going on.

- Max!
- We've managed on our own so far.

Please don't do that right now.

Go.

If you're smart, you'll do what we're doing.

Stitch your friend up and get the hell out of here!

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Please wait.

- You can't help us.
- No.

We're going. Come on.

- Alicia.
- LUCIANA: Just do it.

- Alicia.
- ANNIE: Let's go.

sh1t.

Alicia, please, right now.

- [GROANS]
- Let's do this.

If it starts to bleed, we don't have much time. Okay?

Are you ready?

- [GROANS]
- Stay calm.

Do it.

On three.

Here we go.

, ...

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[SCREAMING]

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[BIRDS CHIRPING]

[DOOR OPENS]

Hello?

[DOOR CREAKS]

[DOOR CREAKS]

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[GATE RATTLING]

Those kids are just like everyone else we try to help.

No, they're not.

They're alive.

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[WALKER GROWLING]

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For now.

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JUNE: You're very lucky.

Been off by a centimeter or we hit a bad bump in the car, she wouldn't be here.

[DOOR OPENS]

Anything?

MORGAN: Logan, do you copy?

Come on.

We're here. Where are you?

Do you copy?

[STATIC]

Something's not right.

LOGAN: Morgan, is that you?

You copy?

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I'm here.

Hey, man, you had us worried.

Just hold a minute.

Hello, Morgan?

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We're here.

Tell us where you are, we'll come to you.

Yeah, that's, uh...

That's gonna be a little tricky.

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And why's that?

Well, kemosabe...

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I'm here with my crew.

Looking at your crew.

And the most spectacular view of the river.

I always loved this view.

Got here in the mornings, just to see the sky change.

What are you talking about?

I see y'all have been driving a big rig, right?

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With that C&L plastered on the trailer?

From what I gathered, those boxes you've been leaving on the road, you've met the C.

I'm the L.

And, unfortunately, I don't share Clayton's charitable nature.

Always got him into trouble.

He never learned.

Maybe you will.

Why'd you bring us here?

I wanted what was mine.

We're not ones for fights.

And it was the only way I could think of to get you far enough away so that me and my crew could slip in without a big fuss.

We found a plane.

We crashed it... because we wanted to help you.

A plane? Wow.

Man...

You make Clayton look like an amateur.

Hey, d-d...

Where did you bring us?

I just picked a truck stop as far away from here as I could find.

If you hurt any of our people...

What people?

Doesn't seem like you're having too much luck on that front.

How long you been at this?

I'm just reclaiming what's mine.

Everything else, you can have it back.

You see, there is one thing Clayton used to say that I do agree with...

"Take what you need, leave what you don't."

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Please, don't do this.

Already did, sweetheart.

Hey, sweetheart, you know, I'm gonna find you, and I'm gonna kill you myself!

A, you're killing me over taking back a place where I am the legal owner of the deed?

B, it seems to me you already have a more pressing quandary.

And, C, that attitude is exactly why I just wanted to... move you people along and not get into any kind of standoff or firefight or any of that horse sh1t.

I-I don't want to see you people dead.

I just want what's mine.

I've been watching you.

Listening.

You're trying to help other people.

Now...looks like you're gonna have to help yourselves.

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SARAH: You missed a real sh1t pie à la mode today, Jimbo.

The jagoff kept half my stash I was growing.

Mm.

Ah. Joke's on them.

Kind of swilly.

Yeah.

Hot like vinaigrette.

But, you'll get there. [WHISTLES]

Where am I gonna brew, Wendell? Damn it.

We shouldn't just let them take the mill.

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I can find a way in.

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Drive that bad boy in there, you'll have his ass waving a white flag.

I got the tape Al was talking about.

The gentleman has standing, but everything is negotiable.

We'll get the mill back.

But first, we get them back.

I should've been on that plane today.

I'm sure as hell going to be on this one.

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Mmm.

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[WALKER GROWLING]

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You should let June take a look at that.

This here.

We have to go back to the plane.

Morgan, there's a story here that...

We'll go in the morning, see what we can scavenge.

This might not still be there if we wait.

I-I know my tapes haven't done sh1t to help us so far, but...this one might.

It's not your fault, Al.

It's not, so it...

[CHUCKLES]

You'll go see June?

Sure.

- Hey.
- Hey.

How's she doing?

She might have nerve damage,

- but we won't know for a while.
- Yeah.

She definitely needs to rest.

[CHUCKLES]

Hey.

Hmm?

Look what I found.

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Polar Bear had very good taste.

- [CHUCKLES]
- Think I'll save it.

When we got people to show it to.

There's that VCR in the back room.

No, let's wait.

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We will find people, John.

I don't know.

I'm starting to think maybe we got all the luck in this world.

♪♪

We crossed our fingers and put ourselves in the air.

We survived something.

People just don't survive.

Again.

Most people don't got that kind of good luck.

And if we are the only ones that have it...

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... if no one will let us share what we got with them... that'd be a shame.

That'd be a shame.

Okay.

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I didn't think that anyone could help me, not even you.

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Until you made me believe it.

Yeah?

So that's all we have to do.

We just have to find a way to make other people believe it, too.

Okay.

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[WALKERS GROWLING]

[PANTING]

Alicia, hey.

Hey.

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[SIGHS]

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We could've died today.

Luciana almost died today.

- She didn't.
- She almost did.

The people we came for took what we had back home.

Those kids ran from us.

We can't make up for the past if we're dead.

- We were stupid.
- No.

- This was stupid.
- No.

We were trying.

And you can't make up for the past if you don't try.

We've done so much.

My mom did so much to make sure we were standing here.

Okay.

But then why stand?

Why sleep, why eat, why even live after all of this sh1t,

Alicia, if it doesn't mean anything?

If we're out here, we got to make it mean something.

That's what we need. That's what I need.

'Cause I'm not done yet.

I'm gonna keep looking for these kids.

They don't want our help.

Then we should just keep trying... keep trying until they do.

We...

It's not supposed to be easy.

Can't just pick up and walkie and say,

"We want to help," and that's it. 'Cause we kill people, Alicia.

The things that we have done, the things that I have done... should be hard.

It should be.

Maybe that's how we know we're on the right track.

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It shouldn't be this hard.

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Well, we're still standing.

Even after today, after everything, we are still here.

So, until we're not, we...

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We have to keep at it.

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[BREATHS SHAKILY]

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AL: How long have you been here?

Where'd you get all this stuff?

What do you do with it?

This isn't gonna work

unless you try to answer my questions.

Let's start with something easy.

Your name.

Daniel.

Daniel Salazar.

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[POUNDING ON DOOR]

WENDELL: Talk to me, Vic!

When we gonna get that plane?

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[THUNDER RUMBLES]

[WALKER GROWLING]

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Morgan, do you copy?

I'm back at the plane.

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Morgan, come in.

MORGAN: Al, come on.

We said we'd wait till tomorrow.

You said we'd wait till tomorrow.

I was right.

[WALKER GROWLING]

There's a story here.

- [GRUNTS]
- [THUNDER RUMBLES]

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