Episode 13: Phase One
In a comfortably
appointed 747, Sydney poses as a call girl and models lingerie
for an unnamed fat man. She gets close to him, surprising
him with a choke hold and demands to know the location of
Server 47. He tells her, and she knocks him and downloads
data from the terminal. She searches the plane for a parachute
and fends off a guard but the fat man appears brandishing
a gun and fires at Syd
CIA, Vaughn pulls Sydney aside and says that it isn't working
between them because he's going crazy with passion and worry
for her. She agrees but they rationalize their chemistry is
helping bring down SD-6. Weiss interrupts and they end the
conversation. Kendall reveals that Sloane is MIA and has been
replaced as head of SD-6 by Anthony Geiger. Syd and Jack's
new mission is to get close to him.
Sydney introduces herself to Geiger, professes loyalty and,
under his questioning, tells him that she felt it was her
fault that Sloane had Danny killed. Later Sark tells her that
he's nervous about Geiger, who has looked into Sloane's secret
files on Server 47. Syd then tells Jack that this mysterious
server could have crucial information about the Alliance that
could make them vulnerable.
locates the Server 47 it's on a continuously airborne
747 that lands only to refuel and is guarded by a man named
Macor (the fat man). As payment for spending his life on the
jet, he's supplied with an unlimited number of call girls.
Syd's mission is to gain access to the server in the main
cabin by playing a high-priced hooker.
and Weiss observe Sydney's conduct via a monitor from a cargo
plane flying at a lower altitude. They watch with disbelief
as Macor's shot misses and as Syd picks up a gun and fires
puncturing the plane's hull and depressurizing the
cabin. Macor is sucked out and drawn into the jet engine.
Struggling against the vacuum, Sydney manages to find a parachute
and jumps to safety.
Will tells Francie that he must quit her restaurant because
he got a job as a travel writer. She's genuinely happy for
him and an innocent kiss turns romantic. Later on, they tell
is reluctant to move on the info downloaded from Server 47
because the risk is too great if it's incorrect. Sydney suggests
they verify the security code at the SD-6 computers with what's
in the new info. If it matches, then the info is accurate.
Geiger notices a strange email that Sloane had written and
runs a program that tracks keystrokes. The email reveals that
Sloane knew that Jack and Syd were double agents working against
SD-6! Geiger confronts Jack. Jack calls Syd and tells her
to come down to SD-6, but to take surface streets because
the highway is jammed a coded phrase meaning he's been
compromised. Geiger tortures Jack with electrocution, hoping
to find out who Jack's working for.
is frantic because she can't help Jack and knows Kendall will
think a rescue is too risky. She tells Will and Francie to
leave town because someone is looking for her. She then meets
with Dixon and reveals to him the truth about SD-6 and her
role as a double-agent. She asks him to hack into SD-6's innermost
server and make visible to the CIA the code that will verify
their info. Dixon is dubious but acquiesces. When the CIA
receives the code, Kendall orders a global assault on all
Alliance and SD cells.
team overruns SD-6. Sydney finds Jack just in time and shoots
Geiger. As the CIA gains control of the facility, Sydney and
Vaughn see each other amidst the carnage and kiss passionately!
Sark, who has escaped unharmed, phones Sloane and informs
him that Phase One is complete. A pleased Sloane asks him
to check in on their "new asset." Sark phones
Francie. But it's a double. She's murdered the real Francie,
who lies on the floor with a bullet to her head!
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