Episode 12: The Getaway
attacked as he meets a contact in a darkened movie theater.
As he flees on foot, Sydney pulls up and rescues him. He explains
that Alliance counter-intelligence is after him because he's
suspected of extorting $100 million in bonds from Sloane.
Sydney's upset that he didn't tell her. Back at the CIA, Jack
explains to Sydney the blackmail scenario involving Sloane
and Emily. Kane is framing him, and is uncovering his secrets
in the process.
Sloane offers Sydney a new mission: to retrieve Triad's prototype
quantum gyroscope missile guidance system. She and Dixon are
to intercept Carl Shatz, the courier who is transporting the
gyroscope from Berlin to a lab in East France. Vaughn's countermission
for Sydney is to steal the gyroscope and create a defective
one for SD-6. Vaughn will travel to France as part of an on-site
informs Jack about the tracking device implanted in his neck
by The Alliance, so he had to tell Kane of his visit. Sloane
says he trusts Jack and gives him a name- Jacques Breo, an
Alliance member he murdered. He suggests the blackmailer might
want revenge for the killing. Jack discusses this with Irina,
admitting he needs her smarts. Irina says she needs Information
Resources to pull everything they have on Breo. Meanwhile,
Kane suggests to a doubtful Sloane that Sydney might be a
prepares to leave for Nice, Weiss returns from his lengthy
stay in the hospital. Dixon and Sydney later arrive at the
airport, disguised as a priest and a punk, respectively. Sydney
collides with Shatz and picks the gyroscope. While the copy
is secretly being made, Vaughn asks Sydney to dinner. She
agrees, despite her misgivings. Back at SD-6, Kane learns
that Sydney left the airport with a man that was not Dixon
and has two agents track them.
Irina study the information relating to Breo and find that
Creole traveled to Lima, Peru six times and each time declared
$70,000 in cash. Still, it doesn't suggest a reason for revenge.
Irina suggests that Jack find out where he stayed and pull
the security tapes.
and Vaughn begin dinner awkwardly, but the date heats up when
they agree to a romantic tryst. Just then Kane's men, who've
learned that Vaughn is CIA, enter the restaurant firing. Syd
and Vaughn are chased down an alley, where Vaughn kills both
of them. Remembering the gyroscope, Vaughn says that they
should give SD-6 the real thing so as not to arouse any suspicions.
the security tapes of Brio's hotel in Peru and finds a shot
of Brio and Kane! He learns that the same day Sloane
handed over the bonds, Kane opened an account in Monaco. If
he can get into their network, he can verify her balance and
prove she's the blackmailer. Kendall suggests that Jack let
the CIA take care of it, but he refuses to wait.
arrives at SD-6 he logs in to the network and finds that Irina's
account balance is zero. He's taken by SD-6 agents to be interrogated
by Kane, who injects him with sodium pentothal truth
serum. But Sloane arrives, releases Jack, and holds Kane instead.
Jack had sent Sloane an email, giving him an account of what
he had found Kane had deposited the bonds, but only
long enough to convert them into cash, which she then withdrew.
Later, Irina suggests to Jack that Sloane requested Kane because
she was easy to frame.
tells Francie that nothing will happen with Vaughn. Later,
Vaughn informs Sydney that if he tells the truth about the
mission in his debriefing, he will be removed as her case
officer. Sydney responds by stating that they work well together,
and should stay together as a result. She hands Vaughn the
gyroscope, she switched them after all.
meets with a man who has created a ring that will act like
the tracking device in his neck. He's now able to move about
freely. Sloane kills the man and travels to the Philippines,
where he meets his wife. Their plan worked.
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