106.21 SYNOPSIS: Grace questions Saanvi’s decision for her son when he starts to have a seizure. She demands antibiotics for her son, but Saanvi reveals that they won’t work because the seizure was caused by a viral infection. Grace breaks down, but thankfully Cal is saved after Marko’s experiments are finished for the time being.—>
Script & Commentary
GRACE: What’s happening?
DR. WILLIAMS: What can we do?
SAANVI: Pulse is at 122.
DR. WILLIAMS: Get me another line. I need to push some fluids.
Cal makes a terrible noise.
GRACE: Something’s wrong.
DR. WILLIAMS: Help me get him on his side.
Scene shifts to Marko Valeriev who is shaking violently while being hooked up to a machine.
SCIENTIST: Charge level?
CLINICIAN: 70%, and he’s already seizing. Any more could kill him.
SCIENTIST: Reduce by 5%. If he spikes, abort.
Back in Cal’s hospital room…
GRACE: What is happening?
DR. WILLIAMS: He’s having a febrile seizure.
GRACE: Give him the medicine.
DR. WILLIAMS: Grace.
GRACE: Give him the antibiotics, now.
GRACE: I’m done with you.
GRACE [TO DR. WILLIAMS]: Please, give it to him.
SAANVI: Grace, listen to me. Antibiotics aren’t going to help him, and even if, by some miracle, they do, I can tell you 100%. Cardoso is gonna kick Cal out of the study for deviating from the control group. His treatment will end. His cancer will come back.
WOMAN: Sorry to bother. Dr. Williams said you probably hadn’t eaten all day.
GRACE: Oh. Thank you.
WOMAN: One for your husband?
GRACE: He’s not here. Do you mind Could you just stay with him? I just need to—
Grace walks out of the room and finds a bathroom, where after closing the door, bangs her hand against it. She begins to cry.
WOMAN: Mrs. Stone?
GRACE: It’s occupied!
WOMAN: Mrs. Stone, he’s waking up.
WOMAN: I called for Dr. Williams. She should be th—
DR. WILLIAMS: His fever broke.
GRACE: Hi. I’m here.
GRACE [TO DR. WILLIAMS]: What happened?
DR. WILLIAMS: He got lucky. His body must’ve fought off the infection.
Scene shifts back to the barn behind the red door.
SCIENTIST: Is he conscious?
Clinician places a small round bandage on a needle mark on Marko Valeriev’s arm.
SCIENTIST: Put him with the others. Collect your files. We’re on the move.