105.23 SYNOPSIS: Ben questions how Cal could have known where this place was and starts to get a bit angry. Thomas diffuses the situation and lets Ben talk to him about his concerns. He asks why Bethany isn’t there and Thomas proclaims she never showed up. —>
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Ben gives Thomas money
BEN: I don’t know how far it’ll take you, but that’s all I got.
He hands Thomas some money.
THOMAS: Thanks. If you hadn’t come back—
Cal comes running up and interrupts.
CAL: Dad. We need to go.
BEN: All right, in a minute, buddy.
Cal senses someone is at door
Cal looks at the door.
CAL: Need to go now, Dad! –
CAL: Dad, come on. Come on, Dad! Let’s go!
CAL: Someone’s coming.
Someone starts pounding on the door.
Cal senses that person is a friend
THOMAS: Go, it’s me they want. Get your son to safety.
BEN: Good luck.
Ben grabs his son’s hand and heads toward the air duct grate on the wall.
Pounding on the door continues.
CAL: Wait. Wait. I think she’s a friend.
THOMAS: He brought you this far.
BEN: Wait! Wait!
GEORGIA: Hello? Hello? Anyone there?
BEN: Who is it?
Ben meets Bethany’s wife
Ben opens the door.
THOMAS: Arrested? By whom?
BEN: Are you positive you weren’t followed?
GEORGIA: I took the service exit out of our building. Drove around in circles.
We need to get on the road.
THOMAS: I don’t want to cause no more trouble.
GEORGIA: It’s no trouble. I know the plan, and I know that Beth would want me to make sure you were safe.
BEN: How did you know she was a friend? I don’t know.
CAL: Just a feeling. I’m really tired. Can we go home?
BEN: Yeah, buddy. Let’s go home. Your mom’s probably wondering where we are.