The UNN speculates
Howard : His vessel should've pancaked with him, but it's fully intact.
Kolvoord : An energy field, some sort of invisible wall or-- or hand.
Kolvoord : The probes should tell us more.
Kolvoord : We need to send them inside that thing, now that it's awake.
Howard : We send probes to investigate.
Howard : They fire a human guinea pig into its eye.
Howard : And Belters think they're ready to join the family of nations?
Anna : It wasn't a probe.
Anna : It was a slingshotter out of Ceres.
Anna : He's some kid trying to impress a girl back home.
Howard : - Well, I hope she's impressed.
Kolvoord : - We triggered something before we understood it.
Kolvoord : Maybe the structure isn't an entrance but an exit.
Kolvoord : Has your God revealed himself?
Anna : Well, I don't know, but if we are going to meet God as a bunch of angry fools, we should turn these ships around and go home.
• : ♪
The Roci's crew reels over the new information
Holden : [*sniffles*]Little tapped out.
Alex : You gotta see this.
Manéo : [video archive replay]Me!
Manéo : [video archive replay]Manéo Jung-Espa--
Alex : Goddamn Ring woke up, and I do not think it was too happy about being poked in its sleep.
Amos : Certainly didn't leave out a welcome mat for that Belter kid.
Alex : My bet: alien ships are gonna start pouring through that thing, wanting a chat with our leader.
Holden : Slingshotter's ship make it out to the other side?
Alex : It's like he went down a rabbit hole.
Monica : What do you mean, Holden?
♪ : [mournful music]…
♪ : ♪
♪ : ♪
Holden : Alex saw it first.
Holden : Talk to him.
xxy44yxx : [clears throat]…
Alex : Well, uh, don't get me wrong, I'm not-- I'm not one of these guys that's into fate and all that, but, uh…
♪ : ♪
Alex : I mean, I just find it odd, you know,
Alex : out of all the places in the whole system that we could be,
Alex : and we're here, at the Ring, just knocking.
Alex : Don't you find that odd?
♪ : ♪
• : [whooshing]…
Drummer, Nagata, and Ashford decide what to do next
Ashford : - The Inners are redeploying their fleet and speeding their approach.
Ashford : We should maybe match, ke?
Drummer : - Maintain current decel for now.
Ashford : - They already treat it as a weapon.
Drummer : That's what they do.
Naomi : And they're damn right to.
Naomi : The protomolecule at the heart of that structure...
Naomi : I've seen more than enough of what it can do.
Drummer : - They blame us yet for the rock hopper going in there?
Ashford : - Nah, radio silence so far.
Drummer : - But they gonya assume we had something to do with it and hang whatever happens on the OPA.
Naomi : - And if something miraculous happens, they'll plant their flag on it.
Drummer : - And go back to murdering each other.
Ashford : I was specifically promised by Anderson Dawes that I could be the cynic on this ship.
Drummer : - The Inners didn't invite us out here.
Drummer : They na want us.
Drummer : And now we gone and... tripped the switch.
Ashford : - Well, out here is our home, not theirs, so with all due respect,
Ashford : poxa inyalowda.
xxy75yxx : [uneasy music]
xxy76yxx : ♪
Drummer : - Being in charge sucks the big falota.
Naomi : - You wear it well.
Drummer : - Ashford thinks he should have this command.
Drummer : [laughs]He probably right.
Naomi : - He has his place.
Naomi : You have yours.
Naomi : We each have a role in the new Belter Nation.
Drummer : - Nation?
Drummer : Fred Johnson get inside your skull, ke?
Naomi : - He's right.
Naomi : But it'll take time.
Drummer : - Time... to become just like the Inners.
Drummer : Say one thing when it's really another.
Naomi : - Oh,
Naomi : tolowda nawit fewa.
Drummer : We stole a church, bolted some guns to it, and called it a warship.
Drummer : It's because we na wanna be left out of this...party.
♪ : ♪
Naomi : - You tell Fred that?
Drummer : I was drunk at the time, but still...
♪ : ♪
• : [whooshing]
It builds The Investigator, and The Investigator looks
xxy101yxx : Father, father, father, father.
xxy102yxx : Chin.
xxy103yxx : Father, father, father.
xxy104yxx : Father. Father.
xxy105yxx : Poured hot coffee in the parking lot.
♪ : ♪
xxy107yxx : God's playing a magic trick. Tick, tick, ticks on a dog.
♪ : ♪
xxy109yxx : - So this is happening?
xxy110yxx : - Bones like chalk.
♪ : ♪
xxy112yxx : - You're not making any goddamn sense, but you're here.
xxy113yxx : [ominous music]
♪ : ♪
Holden : Are you trying to talk to me?
Monica : Yes.
Holden : What?
Monica : We should talk.
xxy119yxx : - Coffee?
xxy120yxx : - Sure.
Monica : Look, Holden, things are moving fast, so we need to recalibrate.
Holden : - What does that mean?
Monica : - It means that miracles are unfolding right outside that window or whatever you have on these ships.
Monica : The future of humanity and its place in the universe.
Monica : This is no longer a story just about the "Rocinante."
Holden : - Is somebody stopping you?
Monica : - My investors paid good money for access to the "Roci" and its crew, okay?
Monica : They're footing the bill for this trip and making sure that your ship is not repossessed.
Holden : - And we are grateful for that.
Monica : - I need your full commitment.
Monica : People want to see this story through your eyes, but something is troubling you, and it's not just that Ring.
xxy132yxx : - This has all been...
xxy133yxx : - Overwhelming.
xxy134yxx : A hundredfold for you.
Monica : Holden, look at me. I'm not an entertainer.
Monica : An artiste, okay?
Monica : Any pinhead can bang on pots and pans.
Monica : I have my master's in cognitive psychology, and I know, when I look into someone's eyes, when there's more to a story.
Monica : I want you to trust me--
Monica : I won't betray that trust--
Monica : so that we can get your story out to everyone.
Monica : Don't back away from it.
Monica : From me.
xxy144yxx : - [swallows] Yeah.
xxy145yxx : Okay.
xxy146yxx : Thank you.
xxy147yxx : - Okay.
Monica : Good.
xxy149yxx : [soft dramatic music]
Monica : [softly]Mm, we are gonna win so many awards.
♪ : ♪
• : [whooshing]…
Melba cleans up her mess
xxy153yxx : [desolate music]
xxy154yxx : ♪
xxy156yxx : ♪
Melba : [grunting]…
xxy158yxx : [device beeping]
Stanni : [audio message]- Don't get paid to wait for cretins.
Stanni : [audio message]You ain't back by the time my gear is stowed,
Stanni : [audio message]you can float back to the "Prince."
xxy162yxx : ♪
xxy163yxx : - [breathing heavily]
xxy164yxx : [dramatic music]
xxy165yxx : ♪
xxy166yxx : [device beeps]
Stanni : [audio message]- Come in, Ren.
Stanni : [audio message]What's your status?
Stanni : [audio message]New girl,
Stanni : [audio message]I'll have to come get you and log in the delay.
xxy171yxx : ♪
xxy172yxx : [soft click]
xxy173yxx : [high-pitched whine]
xxy174yxx : [suspenseful music]
xxy175yxx : ♪
xxy176yxx : - [hissing sigh]
xxy177yxx : ♪
xxy178yxx : [yells]
xxy179yxx : [grunting]
xxy180yxx : [skull cracking]
xxy181yxx : ♪
xxy182yxx : [labored breathing]
xxy183yxx : [desolate music]
xxy184yxx : ♪
xxy185yxx : [energetic music]
xxy186yxx : ♪
xxy187yxx : [high-pitched whine]
xxy188yxx : ♪
xxy189yxx : [whooshing]
For the rock hopper
xxy190yxx : - ♪ E-if I hada ship
xxy191yxx : ♪ Ya ko vera mi
xxy192yxx : ♪ De kang leta
xxy193yxx : ♪ Mi fo bek hom
xxy194yxx : ♪ I'd sail the vast oceans
of darkness ♪
xxy195yxx : ♪ Fo le mi sif down
at your bones ♪
xxy196yxx : [somber music]
xxy197yxx : God bless da Mormons.
xxy198yxx : Attention to detail.
xxy199yxx : Heh.
xxy200yxx : Ah, the little things.
xxy201yxx : - Mormons don't drink.
xxy202yxx : What's this for?
xxy203yxx : - Ah.
xxy204yxx : To Anderson Dawes and Fred Johnson, for telling UN Secretary-General Avasarala that
xxy205yxx : any attempt to force this ship to turn back from the Ring will be met with a cordial...
xxy206yxx : And...
xxy207yxx : To our foolish and fearless young rock hopper, who sunk his teeth deep into the unknown
xxy208yxx : fo amolof...
xxy209yxx : for love.
xxy210yxx : - Fo da rock hopper.
xxy211yxx : - Fo da rock hopper.
xxy212yxx : - Ah, they'll be naming babies and ships after him for 50 years.
xxy213yxx : - If the galaxy is still here in 50 years.
xxy214yxx : - Ah, your optimism makes me feel young again.
xxy215yxx : - [chuckles]
xxy216yxx : - All the optimists I know are dead.
xxy217yxx : - Yeah, but what about this one?
xxy218yxx : Guilty.
xxy219yxx : You know, the Inners would've waited outside that Ring for a whole generation, just tap-tapping or politely waiting for an invite,
xxy220yxx : but Manéo Jung-Espanoza-- he kicked the door open and threw on the light switch.
xxy221yxx : That's how Belters built this whole damn system.
xxy222yxx : I na remember you talking so much in the old days.
xxy223yxx : Mm!
xxy224yxx : Yeah.
Holden tries to calm down
xxy225yxx : What did I tell you about being in here?
xxy226yxx : Uh, yeah, no.
xxy227yxx : Are you a little deaf as well?
Cohen : I know. I'm sorry.
Cohen : Yeah, my circadian rhythms are crazy in space, so I do a lot of wandering at night-- or day or whatever this is.
xxy230yxx : Well, I can put you on a treadmill and you can wander straight ahead for hours.
Cohen : So... should I be holding out hope at all for...
xxy232yxx : [eerie music]
xxy233yxx : You should not.
xxy234yxx : ♪
xxy235yxx : [scanner beeping]
xxy236yxx : [suspenseful music]
xxy237yxx : ♪
xxy238yxx : [scanner beeping]
xxy239yxx : [whooshing]
Melba's grief gets to her
xxy240yxx : So... you show up an hour late to the transport missing half your gear.
Stanni : What's a guy supposed to think?
xxy242yxx : [laughs] You and Ren?
xxy243yxx : Nah, he ain't gonna get a girl that young.
xxy244yxx : He's probably sleeping it off somewhere.
xxy245yxx : Guy's a freaking genius.
xxy246yxx : Gets paid to drink on the job,
xxy247yxx : gets paid again to sleep off his hangovers.
Melba : - Shut the fuck up.
xxy249yxx : - Easy, kid.
xxy250yxx : Just playing.
xxy251yxx : Ren's a decent man.
xxy252yxx : You don't turn in your coveralls to the company, you don't get your deposit back.
xxy253yxx : - More than I can say for most of the people I've met up here.
xxy254yxx : - Not my funeral.
xxy255yxx : [mournful music]
xxy256yxx : ♪
xxy257yxx : [high-pitched ringing]
xxy258yxx : ♪
xxy259yxx : [alarm beeping]
xxy260yxx : - K-47, you are off course.
xxy261yxx : - Hey! - I repeat, you are off course.
xxy262yxx : - What the hell are you doing?
xxy263yxx : [whooshing]
xxy264yxx : [exhales]
- I'm sorry.
xxy265yxx : - Sorry? You almost killed us.
xxy266yxx : - [breathing raggedly]
xxy267yxx : - You're a shitty electrician, like Ren.
xxy268yxx : You should've told me you're an even shitter pilot.
xxy269yxx : [uneasy music]
xxy270yxx : ♪
It builds The Investigator, and The Investigator looks, but does not know
• : [scanner beeping]…
xxy272yxx : [somber music]
xxy273yxx : ♪
xxy274yxx : - [sighs]
xxy275yxx : ♪
xxy276yxx : - [sighs] It's those damn doors and corners.
xxy277yxx : I mean, that's where they get you.
xxy278yxx : You don't walk into the middle of a crime scene without knowing there's not somebody there to put you down.
xxy279yxx : ♪
xxy280yxx : It's the thing you don't see coming. That's what it is.
xxy281yxx : ♪
xxy282yxx : - What's with the hat?
xxy283yxx : ♪
xxy284yxx : - Keeps the rain off my head.
xxy285yxx : ♪
xxy286yxx : - I'm not infected. I didn't have a stroke. I'm running out of ideas here.
xxy287yxx : - There's this--this rookie, down in Star Helix. Kid never learned to clear a room.
xxy288yxx : I kept telling him. I said, "There's doors and corners, kid,
xxy289yxx : "and if you don't clear the room,
xxy290yxx : "if you don't come in slow,
xxy291yxx : that room will eat you."
xxy292yxx : - Why are you telling me this?
xxy293yxx : - Ch-ch.
xxy294yxx : [eerie music]
xxy295yxx : I'm supposed to think about this.
xxy296yxx : ♪
xxy297yxx : Ah, this could mean something.
xxy298yxx : ♪
xxy299yxx : - Detective Miller crashed into Venus
xxy300yxx : with Julie Mao. They died together.
xxy301yxx : That's how it ended.
xxy302yxx : - I don't want to talk about...Julie.
xxy303yxx : - It happened to Miller too.
xxy304yxx : You're dead!
xxy305yxx : - I'm just an investigator now.
xxy306yxx : ♪
xxy307yxx : I find things.
xxy308yxx : ♪
xxy309yxx : - Okay.
xxy310yxx : Okay, what are you trying to find?
xxy311yxx : ♪
xxy312yxx : - Local Griega.
xxy313yxx : They were running this unlicensed brothel down in Sector 18.
xxy314yxx : Coriolis was so bad down there, it really made you sick.
xxy315yxx : - I don't give a shit about your goddamn war stories until you tell me what any of it means.
xxy316yxx : - The local Griega.
xxy317yxx : They're running an unlicensed brothel down in Sector 18.
xxy318yxx : Now, down there--
xxy319yxx : - Fuck you! Fuck you!
xxy320yxx : My blood is clean.
xxy321yxx : You're not here, which at least explains the stupid fucking hat.
xxy322yxx : ♪
xxy323yxx : That may have looked weird.
xxy324yxx : - Hey, none of my business.
xxy325yxx : Are you sick, Cap?
xxy326yxx : - No.
xxy327yxx : I don't think so.
xxy328yxx : - Look, if there's anything you need to get off your chest, I'm not much help, but I also don't judge.
xxy329yxx : - It's a great quality, you know.
xxy330yxx : - Things have been in the red for a long time now.
xxy331yxx : There's only so much a guy can take, especially with this cosmic squid thing jumping off Venus and flying across the system, turning into a ring that eats ships.
xxy332yxx : So vent away.
xxy333yxx : Break some shit if you have to. I don't care.
xxy334yxx : Just...not the coffee maker again.
xxy335yxx : - I'm all right, Amos.
xxy336yxx : I mean I will be all right, and if I'm not, you'll be the first to know, okay?
xxy337yxx : - Okay.
xxy338yxx : [melancholy music]
xxy339yxx : ♪
xxy340yxx : [whooshing]
Anna tries to speak to Melba
xxy341yxx : - We've grown used to wonders in this century.
xxy342yxx : It's hard to dazzle us anymore.
xxy343yxx : But a watershed moment is upon our fragile species--
xxy344yxx : a leap ahead, perhaps to the very face of God,
xxy345yxx : and we mustn't meet it with our fears.
xxy346yxx : We must open our hearts and our minds to greet it.
xxy347yxx : And our wallets.
xxy348yxx : Shh.
xxy349yxx : Why don't you apply some of that coffee?
xxy350yxx : - I do. I did.
xxy351yxx : One coffee, one Bloody Mary.
xxy352yxx : Keeps my ratio in balance.
xxy353yxx : Balance is key to life.
xxy354yxx : - You truly are not afraid at all?
xxy355yxx : - What do we have to fear?
xxy356yxx : That we'll finally get the answers to our most profound questions?
xxy357yxx : - He is good, though. I mean, he's got that thing with the words.
xxy358yxx : My family donates big to his mega-churches across Africa and Asia, and our business enjoys his sway over the flock.
xxy359yxx : - Hmm.
xxy360yxx : - His gift of free will, our free will, is a manifestation of God's will.
xxy361yxx : Our capacity for compassion on the one hand, cruelty on the other...
xxy362yxx : - Please excuse me.
xxy363yxx : - Is still the greatest unsolved mystery, even more so than that Ring which has opened up to us.
xxy364yxx : [eerie music]
xxy365yxx : ♪
xxy366yxx : - Excuse me.
xxy367yxx : ♪
xxy368yxx : Are you all right?
xxy369yxx : ♪
xxy370yxx : Do you need something?
xxy371yxx : ♪
xxy372yxx : - Thank you.
xxy373yxx : No.
xxy374yxx : ♪
xxy375yxx : [whooshing]
It kills The Investigator
xxy376yxx : [desolate music]
xxy377yxx : ♪
xxy378yxx : - Me and Naomi, yeah, what...
xxy379yxx : we had was...special.
xxy380yxx : I mean...
xxy381yxx : I thought maybe that was love, but it was really just the beginning of a love story.
xxy382yxx : - Okay, why don't you cut the bullshit, Holden?
xxy383yxx : ♪
xxy384yxx : Tell me why you really called me here.
xxy385yxx : ♪
xxy386yxx : - He was having a full-on conversation with himself.
xxy387yxx : - Who doesn't talk to themselves, though, now and then?
xxy388yxx : - Me.
xxy389yxx : - All right. Most of us do, though.
xxy390yxx : I mean, it's--it's, um-- it's how we air things out.
xxy391yxx : - You spend half your time talking to a ship.
xxy392yxx : Maybe you're not the right person to ask.
xxy393yxx : - Hey, hold on there, okay?
xxy394yxx : Look, he's just--he's just overloaded is all, all right?
xxy395yxx : After everything he's been through,
xxy396yxx : Naomi leaving the ship, things are just hitting him harder than he's letting on.
xxy397yxx : Let's not get the straightjacket out just yet, okay?
xxy398yxx : ♪
xxy399yxx : [suspenseful music]
xxy400yxx : ♪
xxy401yxx : What are you not telling me?
xxy402yxx : - I caught him with his arm in the auto-doc, so I read his--
xxy403yxx : - What?
xxy404yxx : You didn't.
xxy405yxx : - Hell yeah, I did, in the interest of the ship.
xxy406yxx : - You checked out his auto-doc logs?
xxy407yxx : Amos, shame on you.
xxy408yxx : That is a serious breach of trust, man.
xxy409yxx : Come on.
xxy410yxx : Jesus.
xxy411yxx : So what did the logs say?
xxy412yxx : ♪
xxy413yxx : - He ran a scan on himself for the protomolecule infection.
xxy414yxx : Holy...
xxy415yxx : 35 times.
xxy416yxx : - Shit. Are you telling me that he's--
xxy417yxx : - Negative.
xxy418yxx : The tests always scan negative, but he keeps doing it over and over.
xxy419yxx : What the hell is that about?
xxy420yxx : You tell me.
xxy421yxx : - Damned if I know.
xxy422yxx : But we gotta do something, man.
xxy423yxx : You remember XO, back on the "Cant"?
xxy424yxx : Yeah.
xxy425yxx : One day, he's singing sea shanties and planting daffodils.
xxy426yxx : The next day, he's waving a six-gun around, trying to put a--
xxy427yxx : - Shh! All right, calm down.
xxy428yxx : - Sorry, man.
xxy429yxx : - We just have to keep an eye on him, okay?
xxy430yxx : - Do you believe the mind can manifest things?
xxy431yxx : Hopes?
xxy432yxx : Fears?
xxy433yxx : - Of course.
xxy434yxx : - No, I mean physically manifest.
xxy435yxx : - If those hopes and fears are powerful enough,
xxy436yxx : more so if they're the result of synchronicity.
xxy437yxx : We were once flying over Khartoum--
xxy438yxx : - W-what's that word? "Synchron"--
xxy439yxx : - Coincidence... but not coincidence.
xxy440yxx : [ominous music]
xxy441yxx : - You have everything stored on that, right?
xxy442yxx : - Yeah.
xxy443yxx : ♪
xxy444yxx : - Show me the news report the moment the Belter kid went through the Ring, and bring up the timestamp.
xxy445yxx : Stop there.
xxy446yxx : - What are you fishing for?
xxy447yxx : - You've been spying on us every second since
you got on this ship. It's your job. I get it.
xxy448yxx : Now I want to see your footage of me.
xxy449yxx : [eerie music]
xxy450yxx : ♪
xxy451yxx : - What is it?
xxy452yxx : - It happened at the same time.
xxy453yxx : - What did?
xxy454yxx : - You need to go.
xxy455yxx : - What? No, no, no, no.
xxy456yxx : Your brain just exploded.
xxy457yxx : I have brain matter all over me.
xxy458yxx : You need to tell me what is going on
xxy459yxx : right now.
xxy460yxx : Holden. Holden!
xxy461yxx : ♪
xxy462yxx : - Could be something.
xxy463yxx : It'll eat you.
xxy464yxx : I find things.
xxy465yxx : ♪
xxy466yxx : - You were-- you were saying something?
xxy467yxx : The--the Griegas in Sector 18?
xxy468yxx : The rookie?
xxy469yxx : - Hmm?
xxy470yxx : Have we talked before?
xxy471yxx : ♪
xxy472yxx : - Do--do you even know you're here?
xxy473yxx : - Hmm?
xxy474yxx : Yeah, sometimes.
xxy475yxx : I, uh--
xxy476yxx : When I exceed my boundary conditions, that's when they kill me.
xxy477yxx : - Who--who are "they"?
xxy478yxx : - Huh?
xxy479yxx : [disquieting music]
xxy480yxx : - Why--why me?
xxy481yxx : Why am I special?
xxy482yxx : - [grunts]
xxy483yxx : 'Cause you have a ship.
xxy484yxx : See, you're a tool that goes places.
xxy485yxx : I'm a tool that... finds things.
xxy486yxx : We're, uh... we're tools.
xxy487yxx : ♪
xxy488yxx : - Tools?
xxy489yxx : ♪
xxy490yxx : - Uh...
xxy491yxx : ♪
Melba follows through
xxy492yxx : [suspenseful music]
xxy493yxx : ♪
xxy494yxx : [explosion]
xxy495yxx : [klaxon blaring] - We are detecting debris field
xxy496yxx : approaching now.
xxy497yxx : - What is it?
xxy498yxx : - A UN ship just got blown to scrap.
xxy499yxx : A science vessel,
xxy500yxx : the "Seung Un."
xxy501yxx : [suspenseful music]
xxy502yxx : - That doesn't look like a reactor meltdown.
xxy503yxx : And that there fo sure is not any missile.
xxy504yxx : ♪
xxy505yxx : - Tan width pulse shifter is down.
xxy506yxx : Electrical and power is down. Repeat, puls--
It reaches out 113 times a second, it reaches out
xxy507yxx : - You showed up at the exact moment
xxy508yxx : the Ring was activated.
xxy509yxx : Is it using you to get to me?
xxy510yxx : - Mm.
xxy511yxx : It reaches out
xxy512yxx : 113 times a second.
xxy513yxx : It reaches out, but nothing answers,
xxy514yxx : so it builds the investigator,
xxy515yxx : and the investigator looks, but he does not find,
xxy516yxx : so it kills the investigator.
xxy517yxx : It kills the investigator over and over.
xxy518yxx : And then it builds the investigator again
xxy519yxx : and again,
xxy520yxx : until...
xxy521yxx : [somber music]
xxy522yxx : Until it finds a door what wasn't there before.
xxy523yxx : ♪
xxy524yxx : - What i-- what is it doing?
xxy525yxx : - Hmm?
xxy526yxx : So I'm at this, uh, unlicensed brothel, right?
xxy527yxx : Griegas. Down in Sector 18.
xxy528yxx : And this hothead rookie-- I keep telling him,
xxy529yxx : you know, "Watch your doors and corners, pal.
xxy530yxx : "You don't come rushing into a room
xxy531yxx : with your dick hanging out."
xxy532yxx : [banging at door] - Holden!
xxy533yxx : Holden, we got a situation, ops deck.
xxy534yxx : We need you right now.
xxy535yxx : - Wait. Wait.
xxy536yxx : Uh, just--just one second!
xxy537yxx : I'll get rid of them.
xxy538yxx : Holden?
xxy539yxx : Stay with me.
xxy540yxx : - We have a situation on the flight deck.
xxy541yxx : Stay with me.
xxy542yxx : You have to see this.
xxy543yxx : Holden.
xxy544yxx : [banging]
xxy545yxx : Don't make me crowbar this door.
xxy546yxx : ♪
xxy547yxx : - Fuck.
The flotilla addresses the new threat
xxy548yxx : Alex, what's going on?
xxy549yxx : - UN ship just went up.
xxy550yxx : - Someone hit it?
xxy551yxx : - Could've been a reactor meltdown.
xxy552yxx : I don't know. I'm gonna get us a closer look.
xxy553yxx : [suspenseful music]
xxy554yxx : The hell?
xxy555yxx : [disquieting music]
xxy556yxx : Guys, something's going on with the "Roci."
xxy557yxx : [console beeping negatively]
xxy558yxx : ♪
xxy559yxx : What is this?
xxy560yxx : - I'm James Holden, speaking on behalf of the Outer Planets Alliance.
xxy561yxx : Earth and Mars believe the Ring is theirs to investigate, to claim, and are already plotting ways to control it.
xxy562yxx : I'm here to declare for the OPA that Belters are the only legitimate benefactors of the Ring.
xxy563yxx : Whatever it may ultimately prove to be, it belongs to the Belt,
xxy564yxx : and to show you that we will not bargain nor back down from this claim,
xxy565yxx : we've struck at the Inners' vessels, and we will strike again.
xxy566yxx : - Jesus Christ.
Grab continuous singles
xxy567yxx : of everyone,
and make sure we have
xxy568yxx : all six "Roci" angles
of that explosion,
xxy569yxx : and, Amos, can you just
keep this corridor clear?
xxy570yxx : - What the fuck did you do?
xxy571yxx : - That's not me.
xxy572yxx : That's not me, Alex.
xxy573yxx : - Well, it's coming from inside our ship!
xxy574yxx : - Well, kill the fucking thing!
xxy575yxx : - I can't! I'm locked out.
xxy576yxx : ♪
xxy577yxx : - Did you do this?
xxy578yxx : - Why would I?
xxy579yxx : - Holden, you haven't been yourself lately.
xxy580yxx : - Maybe you don't know what you did.
xxy581yxx : Maybe you're not in control.
xxy582yxx : - I know myself, and that is not me.
xxy583yxx : - And we will strike again.
xxy584yxx : - He wants them to fire on us.
xxy585yxx : He's trying to start the next war.
xxy586yxx : - They'll fire on him too.
xxy587yxx : - Oh, you're assuming he cares about survival.
xxy588yxx : - That was not Holden. It's some kind of trap.
xxy589yxx : - Well, okay, who was it, then?
xxy590yxx : - A c-composite, a generated SIM.
xxy591yxx : I don't know.
xxy592yxx : Take a closer look at the footage.
xxy593yxx : - We na got time for that.
xxy594yxx : Hail the "Roci," get Holden on comms, and tell him he has ten seconds to retract--
xxy595yxx : - We have to fire on the "Rocinante."
xxy596yxx : We have to do it now.
xxy597yxx : - What?
xxy598yxx : - It is the only way they'll know that the OPA disavows James Holden.
xxy599yxx : Otherwise, they will kill this ship along with his.
xxy600yxx : [klaxon blares]
xxy601yxx : - The UN is scanning us.
xxy602yxx : Target lock?
xxy603yxx : Negative, but they have target-locked the "Rocinante."
xxy604yxx : - And we'll be next.
xxy605yxx : Captain.
xxy606yxx : Camina!
xxy607yxx : If you want to save the "Behemoth," you have to prove to them that we are not with him!
xxy608yxx : - Where's my open channel?
xxy609yxx : - The "Roci's" not responding. Just let me try--
xxy610yxx : - No more time for try.
xxy611yxx : Arm the missile system and get me a channel to the UNN fleet commander.
xxy612yxx : - Someone is trying to play you. Don't fall into it.
xxy613yxx : - Remove her from the command deck.
xxy614yxx : Kom wit milowda.
xxy615yxx : Drummer, listen to me!
xxy616yxx : You know Holden isn't capable of what we just saw!
xxy617yxx : To sasa im!
xxy618yxx : To sasa im!
xxy619yxx : - UN's target-locked us.
xxy620yxx : All I got is drive control.
xxy621yxx : Still no comms?
xxy622yxx : Nothing.
xxy623yxx : - What about PDCs?
xxy624yxx : Any defense systems?
xxy625yxx : - Snake eyes.
xxy626yxx : [console beeping]
xxy627yxx : - Ah, Christ! Now the "Behemoth's" target-locked us!
xxy628yxx : - The "Behemoth's" an OPA ship. They gotta fire at us.
xxy629yxx : [rumbling]
xxy630yxx : - What are you doing?
xxy631yxx : You're just gonna draw their fire.
xxy632yxx : You can't outrun a missile.
xxy633yxx : - Yeah, but we don't gotta sit here and be their target practice.
xxy634yxx : [suspenseful music]
xxy635yxx : - Holden! What the fuck?
xxy636yxx : - Amos!
xxy637yxx : Get me a goddamn cannon working!
xxy638yxx : ♪
xxy639yxx : - What the fuck is wrong with you?
xxy640yxx : We gotta push! Get back into a couch.
xxy641yxx : - We're not gonna outrun their fire.
xxy642yxx : I can get a cannon!
xxy643yxx : You can't!
xxy644yxx : Somebody crippled this ship. It was all a setup.
xxy645yxx : - Holden, you are not--
xxy646yxx : - The only hope we have is for me to--
xxy647yxx : Just give me one minute alone.
xxy648yxx : For what?
xxy649yxx : I don't have time to explain!
xxy650yxx : We don't have a minute!
xxy651yxx : Let me go!
xxy652yxx : ♪
xxy653yxx : - God damn it, Captain, I don't want to scrape you off that wall.
xxy654yxx : Open up, or I'll have Alex override.
xxy655yxx : - Amos, all we've been through-- how many times have I asked you to trust me?
xxy656yxx : ♪
xxy657yxx : - None.
xxy658yxx : - I'm asking you now.
xxy659yxx : ♪
xxy660yxx : One minute.
xxy661yxx : Alone.
xxy662yxx : ♪
xxy663yxx : - Camina, please! Don't f--
xxy664yxx : - The Belt triggered the Ring, which you say was unintentional.
xxy665yxx : Now an OPA operative claims responsibility for the attack on our ship, and you profess no knowledge of--
xxy666yxx : - We are prepared to fire on the "Rocinante."
xxy667yxx : Let us take care of our own.
xxy668yxx : - You have one minute.
xxy669yxx : [dramatic music]
xxy670yxx : He doesn't believe us.
xxy671yxx : - Doesn't matter. He gave us one minute.
xxy672yxx : - Missile bay doors on the "Thomas Prince" have just opened.
xxy673yxx : - And one minute is all we're gonna get.
xxy674yxx : - Missile ready.
xxy675yxx : ♪
xxy676yxx : - Fire!
xxy677yxx : What's happening?
xxy678yxx : - Grid overload.
xxy679yxx : Need to divert more juice to the weapon system.
xxy680yxx : Stand by.
xxy681yxx : - One hell of a warship.
Don't go into a room too fast, or the room eats you
xxy682yxx : - Doors and corners, right?
xxy683yxx : Doors and corners.
xxy684yxx : Doors and corners, right? Come on. Come on.
xxy685yxx : - Hey, down there. I got us slinking away from the flotilla for now,
xxy686yxx : but you sure as hell better be strapped in when I put the pedal to the floor.
xxy687yxx : ♪
xxy688yxx : - Doors and corners, right?
xxy689yxx : Doors and corners.
xxy690yxx : Come on.
xxy691yxx : ♪
xxy692yxx : Come on, Miller! Give me something.
xxy693yxx : ♪
xxy694yxx : You want a ride? You got it.
xxy695yxx : But I can't give you one if I no longer have a ship.
xxy696yxx : ♪
xxy697yxx : - Go into a room too fast, kid...
xxy698yxx : ♪
xxy699yxx : The room eats you.
xxy700yxx : ♪
xxy701yxx : [tranquil choral note]
xxy702yxx : [dramatic music]
xxy703yxx : ♪
xxy704yxx : - Inbound missile!
xxy705yxx : [klaxon blaring]
xxy706yxx : Strap in!
xxy707yxx : - [groans]
xxy708yxx : - [breathing heavily]
xxy709yxx : Shit, shit, shit.
xxy710yxx : ♪
xxy711yxx : - Alex needs to slow the ship down, or we're all dead.
xxy712yxx : - Slow down?
xxy713yxx : ♪
xxy714yxx : - Alex! You need to change course and go inside the Ring right now!
xxy715yxx : - No fucking way.
xxy716yxx : - That is an order!
xxy717yxx : - Amos, we need a goddamn PDC!
xxy718yxx : - We have no PDCs. You need to go for the Ring.
xxy719yxx : Slow the "Roci" down. Flip and burn her hard as you can without that missile catching us.
xxy720yxx : - We are dead if I slow down!
xxy721yxx : - It's a risk we gotta take.
xxy722yxx : Massive decel right before the Ring.
xxy723yxx : Try not to stroke us out.
xxy724yxx : - How do you know all this about the Ring?
xxy725yxx : - Because Miller told me.
xxy726yxx : ♪
xxy727yxx : I can't prove a goddamn thing, but this is our only way out.
xxy728yxx : ♪
xxy729yxx : - Alex! Do what the Cap said.
xxy730yxx : ♪
xxy731yxx : - This is gonna be nasty.
xxy732yxx : ♪
xxy733yxx : Hang on!
xxy734yxx : [groaning]
xxy735yxx : ♪
xxy736yxx : - We are tracking movement on the "Rocinante."
xxy737yxx : - Pashang.
xxy738yxx : - They're going for the Ring.
xxy739yxx : ♪
xxy740yxx : - What in God's name are they doing?
xxy741yxx : - They're dead.
xxy742yxx : ♪
xxy743yxx : [all groaning]
xxy744yxx : ♪
xxy745yxx : [eerie music]
xxy746yxx : ♪
xxy747yxx : - [gasping]
xxy748yxx : ♪
xxy749yxx : [tense music]
xxy750yxx : ♪