Daughter of Pomira


TEASER

River.

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Xena stands with a worried look (from "The Price").

EXTRA (voice-over)
No-o-o-o-o!

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Fire burns.

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Men attack a village (from "The Gauntlet").

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Horses run.

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Men attack a village (from "The Gauntlet").

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Fire.

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The past. Xena's army fights the Horde.

EXTRA
Kill them all!

LIEUTENANT
Retreat!

XENA
Hold your ground! We've never retreated!

LIEUTENANT
We've never fought the Horde before! They'll
kill us all!

XENA
Not you, they won't.

Xena kills him, but then looks around.

XENA
Retre-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-eat!

GABRIELLE (voice-over)
That was a lifetime ago.

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Xena is leaning against a tree as she tells Gabrielle the story.

XENA
It feels like just yesterday. I lost over half my men
to those...there's a northern route. It'll take us
around all of this.

GABRIELLE
Xena, you're not the same person that you were
then. Now, you know more about yourself, now.
You know about the Horde.

XENA
I know they have a code of combat, and I know
one word, kaltaka, but do I understand them?
Come on. They'll be around us by dark. They'll
never know we were here. Come on.

They start off, but then a Horde member is heard. Xena pushes Gabrielle down and they watch. An old Horde man leads two young males and a teenage girl, Vanessa/P'Lee.

GABRIELLE
Xena look. Have you ever seen a blonde
Horde girl?

The Horde talk to each other.

XENA
She looks familiar. I don't know from where but...

Two Horde axes fly from behind Xena and Gabrielle and kill the old Horde member. Milo runs past Xena and Gabrielle.

XENA
Stop! They'll kill you!

Milo fights the Horde.

EXTRA
P'Lee!

The other young man moves to the canoe with Vanessa/P'Lee. Milo holds up his ax.

MILO
Rah-h-h-h-h!

He throws it.

XENA
Ah-h-h!

Xena throws her chakram and deflects the ax. Milo holds up the other young male with a knife to his scalp.

MILO
One more pelt, one less Horde.

Xena grabs Milo and holds her sword to his scalp.

XENA
It's a lovely day for scalping.

The Horde runs to the others.

EXTRA
Sailo, alo, P'Lee.

MILO
What are you doing? They're Horde! You
let 'em get away.

The Horde leave in the canoe.

XENA
They're just kids out hunting for food.

Xena pushes him down. Milo stands and faces her.

MILO
And when they're grown, they'll hunt us. I'll
get ten dinars apiece for those scalps as souvenirs.
So you owe me thirty dinars, not counting Gramps, there.

Gabrielle picks up a sling.

GABRIELLE
Xena, look at this.

MILO
Xena? The Xena, Destroyer of Nations?

XENA
Ancient history, pal.

MILO
The name's Milo and I'm a history buff, too. Enough
to know that it tends to repeat itself. You ever notice?

Milo leaves.

GABRIELLE
Look at this. It's a Roman design. They must have
picked it up in battle.

XENA
They never got this in battle. They got it from me.

END OF TEASER



ACT ONE

Xena and Gabrielle walk along with Argo.

XENA
I don't hold out much hope that they're alive. The
Horde don't leave survivors, but Raul was one
of my best men. And his wife, Adiah, was a gifted
healer. I feel I owe it to them to check this out.

GABRIELLE
Imagine if it's true. That poor girl being taken
from her family.

Milo enters.

MILO
I told you we should have killed them. They creamed
you last time. But you and me working together,
we could really put a hurt on those Horde, not
to mention putting some coin in our pockets.

XENA
You're a mercenary little bastard, Milo.

MILO
Oh, you said it yourself years ago. The only good
Horde is a dead Horde. Words to live by.

XENA
Words to die by. Just ask my men. The few that
survived. Get out of the way.

Xena shoves him aside.

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Xena and Gabrielle move to a walled village.

XENA
This is the place.

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Xena bangs on a door.

XENA
Rahl!

Rahl steps out.

RAHL
Xena.

Adiah joins him.

XENA
Rahl, Adiah, this is my friend, Gabrielle.

GABRIELLE
Pleased to meet you.

ADIAH
He's done with fighting, Xena. Tell her, Rahl.

RAHL
She's right. I've quit.

XENA
Good. That's good. But it's not why we're here.

She moves inside.

XENA
Let's talk inside.

Gabrielle, Adiah, and Rahl follow.

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Inside.

XENA
We ran into some of the Horde down by the river
today. We found this.

Xena gives Adiah the sling.

ADIAH
It was Vanessa's, the one you gave her before
you left.

RAHL
The Horde, took her six years ago. One moment,
she was outside, playing and the next...I searched
'til I found her tattered clothes, torn and burned.
That's when I knew, they killed her, murdered
my little girl in cold blood.

GABRIELLE
She's alive.

RAHL
What?

XENA
There was a blonde, blue-eyed girl with the Horde.
I knew there was something familiar about her,
but with the sling, it...

GABRIELLE
It's gotta be Vanessa.

Rahl moves to the fire and picks up his sword. Xena stops him.

XENA
Raul, you said yourself you'd given up fighting.
You go out there now, and they will cut you
into little pieces.

RAHL
She's my daughter. You expect me to just
leave her with them?

GABRIELLE
No. No, of course not. We can bring her home.

ADIAH
Will you? Please? She's all we ever had.
Will you bring her back to us, please?

GABRIELLE
Yes, of course. Look, don't worry. I know that a child
needs her mother, and her father. Right, Xena?

XENA
Right.

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Outside.

EXTRA
I suppose you were right.

Xena and Gabrielle move to Argo and Xena puts something in the saddlebag. Milo enters.

MILO
Word has it you're hunting Horde.

XENA
Word has it wrong.

MILO
Oh, come on. Let me in on this. I could be very useful.

GABRIELLE
We're not hunting Horde. We're trying to take a
girl back to her family.

MILO
Fine. If that's the party line, I'll spout it. Just let
me come, huh?

XENA
Get lost, Milo.

MILO
Your loss. But when you're trackin' 'em and they
suddenly vanish, don't come beggin'
me to find 'em for ya.

XENA
It's a deal. Now, beat it.

Milo leaves.

GABRIELLE
Can you believe him?

XENA
Gabrielle, I was him. If it wasn't for you
and one word, I'd be there, now.

GABRIELLE
Kaltaka.

XENA
You trust your heart, and--and I respect that,
but...taking Vanessa could stir up a whole
lotta trouble.

GABRIELLE
They took her first. We're just bringing her home,
Xena. I mean, doesn't she deserve to be with the
people that she loves, the people that love her?

XENA
I guess every child deserves that.

GABRIELLE
Well, then, the sooner we bring her back, the better.

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The moon.

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Xena and Gabrielle track the Horde. Gabrielle breaks a branch. The Horde look for them, but Xena used her whip and they are hiding in a tree. The Horde leave and move into a cave that takes them underground.

GABRIELLE
So, that's how they disappear.

XENA
Underground, terrific.

GABRIELLE
Problem?

XENA
No, piece of cake.

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The moon.

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The Horde eat. Xena is disguised as a Horde woman. Her face is painted red with black around her eyes and yellow lines on her cheeks.

HORDE WARRIOR
(to Xena) Kaltaka. Kaltaka.

Xena ignores him. She looks to see Cirvik playing with Vanessa/P'Lee.

HORDE WARRIOR
Kaltaka. Dovi, dovi. Kaltaka.

He shoves a water bottle at her. Xena takes it with a sneer.

XENA
Kaltaka.

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Vanessa/P'Lee gets water. Xena joins her.

XENA
Don't be afraid, Vanessa. I've come to get you
outta here.

Vanessa/P'Lee screams.

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Cirvik and the others hear Vanessa/P'Lee.

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Vanessa/P'Lee screams.

END OF ACT ONE



ACT TWO

Vanessa/P'Lee screams.

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Cirvik stands.

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Vanessa/P'Lee screams. Xena hits a pressure point on her neck.

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Cirvik and his men run.

EXTRA
P'Lee. P'Lee.

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Vanessa/P'Lee is silent due to the pressure point. Xena grabs Vanessa/P'Lee and pulls her along. Cirvik enters the cavern.

CIRVIK
P'Lee! P'Lee!

The Horde follow.

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The Horde move through the caves. Xena and Vanessa/P'Lee are hidden.

XENA
(to Vanessa/P'Lee ) It'll wear off.

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Xena and Vanessa/P'Lee move along. Xena stops and listens.

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Horde move.

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Xena moves with Vanessa/P'Lee.

CIRVIK
P'Lee. K'su! K'su, P'Lee.

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Cirvik leads the Horde.

CIRVIK
El'freeon.

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Vanessa/P'Lee crawls ahead of Xena.

XENA
Move it. Get going!

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Cirvik and the Horde look around.

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Xena pushes Vanessa/P'Lee.

XENA
Go!

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Cirvik points to the hole. They enter.

CIRVIK
P'Lee! K'su. Soy pray.

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Xena and Vanessa/P'Lee crawl.

XENA
I hate small spaces.

Vanessa/P'Lee looks back.

XENA
No. Forward. Get going!

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The Horde follow.

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Xena and Vanessa/P'Lee crawl.

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The Horde follow.

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A Horde is right behind Xena.

XENA
Take that!

Xena kicks him and keeps going. He follows. Cirvik throws his ax. Xena catches it. She throws her chakram and makes a small cave in.

CIRVIK
P'Lee. P'Lee!

Xena uses the ax to make a hole above her and Vanessa/P'Lee.

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Gabrielle waits outside the hole. Xena touches her shoulder.

GABRIELLE
I thought you were coming out of the tunnel.

XENA
Yeah, well she panicked. Didn't know me,
started screaming.

GABRIELLE
You pinched her voice?

XENA
It'll come back. The Horde's right behind us. Get
her back across the river. I'll lay a false trail and
meet you there.

Xena leaves. Gabrielle leads Vanessa/P'Lee away.

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Xena lays a false trail and sets the sling on it.

CIRVIK
P'Lee! Fal'su.

Xena flips into a tree.

CIRVIK
P'Lee! K'su!

EXTRA
P'Lee!

EXTRA
P'Lee!

Cirvik sees the sling. He picks it up.

CIRVIK
Ah-h-h-h-h-h-h-h-h-h-h-h! Ah-h-h-h-h-h-h-h-h!

Xena watches. Cirvik leaves.

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The moon.

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Gabrielle moves to Vanessa/P'Lee.

GABRIELLE
Are you okay? Are-are you sick? Vanessa?
O--o--okay, keep trying. Xena said it was temporary.

VANESSA/P'LEE
P--P'Lee.

GABRIELLE
P--P'Lee? Uh, I don't know that word. I know, um,
kaltaka. Water, right? Kaltaka. Okay. We can do
this. Um, watch. I'm Gabrielle. You're Vanessa.

VANESSA/P'LEE
My name P'Lee.

GABRIELLE
You can talk. You can speak our language. Wait
'til your mother and father hear this.

VANESSA/P'LEE
M--my father, Cirvik. My talk Pomira.

GABRIELLE
No. We're going to take you home. The Horde
will never hurt you again.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Not Horde, Pomira. W--we Pomira. The sky, the
Earth, kaltaka, all know Pomira, s--s--serve Pomira.
And Pomira give...honour.

GABRIELLE
You were honouring the river? Kaltaka?

VANESSA/P'LEE
Pomira honour...life.

Xena enters, her paint gone.

XENA
You got a funny way 'a showing it. They killed
hundreds of us.

VANESSA/P'LEE
You killers. You--you kill trees, Earth,
all and when we say, "No, go from here." you kill Pomira.

GABRIELLE
(to Xena) Can I talk to you? She won't leave. Right,
Vanessa? I--I mean, P'Lee?

VANESSA/P'LEE
W--why run? Soon Cirvik come. Then, you run.

Gabrielle sighs.

GABRIELLE
Come here.

Gabrielle moves aside with Xena.

GABRIELLE
Look, Cirvik is the name-

XENA
For Horde master. Vanessa wasn't a slave. She
wasn't even a servant. She's the adopted daughter
of their leader.

GABRIELLE
That doesn't mean it was right for him to kidnap
her from her mother.

XENA
All I'm saying is they won't give her up without a
fight. And if Vanessa doesn't wanna come, then
maybe we made a complete-

GABRIELLE
Xena, she doesn't wanna come because she
doesn't remember. When she's in her mother's
arms, she'll know that she belongs there. Now,
how can that be wrong?

Cirvik can be heard wailing.

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River.

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Dawn.

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Xena and Gabrielle move along. Vanessa/P'Lee rides Argo.

GABRIELLE
I know it's strange for you. I mean, after all, you've
been gone for six years. It will get easier. You
know? I mean, your parents, they're-

Xena is looking around.

GABRIELLE
What is it? Horde?

XENA
No, much worse.

Xena yells and uses her whip to pull Milo out of a tree. He lands with a yell and groans.

XENA
Get up!

MILO
Thought you'd like an escort into town.

XENA
No, what you thought was how easy it would be
to pick off Horde on our trail.

MILO
I love this woman. So, this the little prodigal?

GABRIELLE
Leave her alone, Milo.

MILO
Hey, sweet pea.

XENA
Watch it, Milo.

MILO
Welcome back to civilization.

Vanessa/P'Lee kicks him in the head.

XENA
You were warned.

They move off.

MILO
Stupid savage! You should'a left her where you
found her. More Horde than human.

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Town.

EXTRA
Xena's coming! Open the gates!

They enter.

GABRIELLE
She's here.

Vanessa/P'Lee dismounts.

XENA
Vanessa, this is your mother and father.

RAHL
Vanessa?

She scratches his face.

RAHL
Uh!

VANESSA/P'LEE
P'Lee!

She backs up.

ADIAH
Rahl, remember, she's been gone a long time.

RAHL
Maybe too long.

Vanessa/P'Lee tries to get out, but the gates are locked.

GABRIELLE
She's still your daughter. Tell him, Vanessa.

VANESSA/P'LEE
I am P'Lee! Daughter of Cirvik! And he come here
and take me! And kill you all!

She continues to shove the gates.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Uh! Uh! Uh!

END OF ACT TWO



ACT THREE

Vanessa/P'Lee shoves the gates.

ADIAH
The Horde is comin'?

GABRIELLE
No, that's not what she meant.

XENA
Yes, it was. Cirvik and his men are sure to
come after her.

MILO
Just like ya planned. We don't fight on their turf.
We bring them to ours. Brilliant strategy.
What'd I tell ya? A griffin'd shed its wings sooner
'n Xena would lose her taste for Horde blood.

GABRIELLE
You're wrong. I wanted to bring
Vanessa home.

RAHL
The girl you brought is not Vanessa. She's
an animal! She doesn't know us, or want
us. Not anymore.

MILO
I say we hang the girl.

EXTRA
Yeah!

MILO
As a warning to the rest of her kind. Stay
out or else!

ADIAH
No! I won't let you touch her!

XENA
Neither will I. Gabrielle, go take her inside.

EXTRA
Come on, let's kill her.

XENA
We'll sort this out.

Gabrielle and Adiah move to Vanessa/P'Lee.

ADIAH
Come on, Vanessa. I'm gonna take ya home.
Come with us. Come on.

Vanessa/P'Lee moves over to Gabrielle.

GABRIELLE
It's all right. Come on, okay? You're safe. Come on.

They take her away.

EXTRA
Call her an animal.

EXTRA
Take her away.

XENA
(to Milo) Pretty soon, you're gonna get all the
Horde you can handle.

EXTRA
Hang her!

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Tavern.

VILLAGER
I say we give her back to the Horde!

EXTRA
Yeah!

EXTRA
Give her back!

XENA
They'll just take her and attack us anyway.

MILO
I'm still for killing her!

EXTRA
Hear, hear.

MILO
Show 'em we mean business!

XENA
And I still stay no. Killing Vanessa won't stop
the Horde.

GARTH
Nothing stops the Horde!

MILO
It's true, they're animals. All they know is killing!

EXTRA
Let's destroy the Horde.

XENA
Okay, settle down! Garth and Milo are right. Nothing
stops those animals but a sword.

MILO
You're saying all-out war.

XENA
I'm saying total wipeout. No prisoners, no terms.
Complete annihilation.

MILO
Marry me.

XENA
I want complete command.

GARTH
If anyone can lead us, it's you.

XENA
Then let's get started. And if this works, you'll
never fear the Horde again.

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Rahl chops woods.

GABRIELLE
Rahl? Look, I--I know th--that this didn't turn
out like you'd 'a thought. You have to deal with
Vanessa sometime.

RAHL
How? Lock her up? Cage her? No. No, that
animal...she's not Vanessa.

GABRIELLE
Of course she is. Under all that paint, she still
needs her father's love. She needs it now
more than ever.

RAHL
You heard her. I'm not her father! She's daughter
to the Horde! The little girl I loved is gone.

GABRIELLE
The little girl may be gone. Every child grows up.
Look, I'm sure that she's changed a lot, but you
have to give her a chance.

RAHL
To do what?! No, Gabrielle. We lost our daughter
six years ago. This girl, she's a stranger, a savage
named P'Lee. My Vanessa's gone!

Rahl leaves.

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Rahl sets down the wood. Vanessa/P'Lee enters, face paint gone, bathed, hair combed and wearing a blue dress.

RAHL
Vanessa?

VANESSA/P'LEE
P'Lee.

Adiah enters.

ADIAH
She'd rather be called by her other name.

Vanessa/P'Lee smells the air.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Tanabi. Uh, tanabi. T--t...lamb. Lamb stew.

She moves to the pot.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Glory, tanabi. Glory, baka.

Gabrielle enters.

GABRIELLE
She's honouring the lamb.

Vanessa/P'Lee sees a doll.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Kara?

Vanessa/P'Lee picks up the doll.

ADIAH
The doll. It's her name, Kara.

Vanessa/P'Lee sobs.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Father?

Rahl moves to her and holds her shoulders.

RAHL
Forgive me. I should have kept searching. I love
you, Vanessa. By the gods! I'll never let
those Horde savages near you again. I swear it.

Vanessa/P'Lee pulls away.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Tana! Tataray ta'ree!

ADIAH
They're not savages to her, Rahl! Remember,
those people fed and clothed her for six years!

RAHL
Those years belonged to us! They stole her
childhood from us, and I'll never forgive 'em for
it! Never!

Vanessa/P'Lee sobs and runs out of the room. Adiah follows.

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Village.

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The wall. Gabrielle moves to Xena.

GABRIELLE
Garth said you wanted to see me.

XENA
Yeah.

GABRIELLE
What's happening?

MILO
History in the making, or should I say repeating
itself? Only this time, it'll be the Horde who call
a retreat. Right, Xena?

XENA
That's right. Now, take some men and go and
check the south wall before we boil up the oil.

MILO
She's back.

Milo leaves.

XENA
I'm back.

GABRIELLE
This is my fault. If I hadn't been so blind about
my feelings towards Vanessa, then none
of this would have happened.

XENA
You're right.

EXTRA
Keep your eye on the wall!

XENA
It's because of you that we have this chance.

GABRIELLE
To wage a war?

XENA
To forge a peace.

GABRIELLE
By fighting?

XENA
No, by using the only tool that we have to reach
them. Vanessa.

GABRIELLE
What?

XENA
All of this, Gabrielle, is just so I can gain the trust
of the soldiers. Vanessa is the only one who can
communicate with both sides.

GABRIELLE
Yes, she can, but what if she won't?

XENA
You honestly think she's gonna stand by and
watch her family slaughtered?

GABRIELLE
I don't know. She's confused. So am I.

XENA
What about?

GABRIELLE
I thought that she deserved to know her family,
to be able to make a choice. I thought that she'd
be happier with them than she would with the
Horde, and now I'm -- I don't know.

XENA
Cirvik loves her. I saw it in his eyes, and
I heard it in his voice.

GABRIELLE
You know, you'd think I'd learn not to meddle
with families.

XENA
You were right to wanna give her a choice, Gabrielle,
but now we have to stand by the one she makes,
whatever it is.

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Moon rises.

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Vanessa/P'Lee moves to the sleeping Rahl and Adiah, a sword in her hand. She moves to kill Rahl, but stops. She sees Kara. She lays down the sword, takes the doll and leaves.

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Vanessa/P'Lee moves through the town.

EXTRA
Stay alert! Watch for any movement!

She moves to climb up a ladder, but drops Kara. She gets down to pick up Kara, when she hears footprints behind her.

VANESSA/P'LE
Xena, I know you followed me.

She turns to see Milo who holds up an ax.

MILO
Guess again, sweet pea.

END OF ACT THREE



ACT FOUR

Milo holds the ax.

MILO
You savages got any gods, you better pray
to 'em now.

Xena's whip grabs Milo's ax and pulls it away from him.

XENA
You know, this thing has really come in handy,
lately. You're still murdering children, Milo.

MILO
A Horde is a Horde, whatever their age.

XENA
Look at her. Does she seem like Horde to you?

MILO
Not to look at, but she's Horde, all right. Inside.
Ain't that right, P'Lee?

XENA
Get back to your post. And if you ever desert
again, I will hand you over to the Horde myself.

Milo leaves.

XENA
You all right?

VANESSA/P'LEE
He hates Pomira.

XENA
Pomira hate him...and the rest of us. It's a bad
situation all around.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Many will die.

XENA
On both sides. But you can stop that, P'Lee.

VANESSA/P'LEE
How?

XENA
You understand both sides, both languages.
You can act as a bridge between us a way of
communicating without killing each other.

VANESSA/P'LEE
What I care?

She starts to leave, but Xena takes her arm.

XENA
Because if you don't care, both your families
get hurt.

Vanessa/P'Lee pulls away.

VANESSA/P'LEE
My family Pomira. Cirvik, h--his daughter die
a--and he choose me for his daughter.
He love me.

XENA
I understand that. But you can make him understand
that you have family here, too. Parents who love
you and who would die for you.

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Sun rises.

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Wall.

EXTRA
Soldiers, be at the ready.

Xena looks out to see the Pomira waiting outside the city. They all shout.

EXTRA
P'Lee!

XENA
That's him. That's Cirvik.

GABRIELLE
Xena?

XENA
(to Garth) Open the gates!

GARTH
No!

XENA
I'm in command, here. I said, "Open the gates."

EXTRA
Come with P'Lee!

Garth opens the gates. Rahl, Adiah and several villagers come out with Vanessa/P'Lee. Milo jumps out of a hidden hole in the ground, yelling. He runs at Cirvik. Xena flips with a yell.

MILO
Atta-a-a-ack!

Cirvik turns with a yell and raises his ax. Xena lands between them.

MILO
Out of the way. This one's no kid.

XENA
Can't let you do it, Milo.

MILO
Then stop me.

Xena fights Milo. They both jump and kick each other and go flying. Xena gets up.

XENA
I hate that.

Xena ululates as she flips over to Milo. They fight some more. Xena yells when she flips him, using her legs. Xena kills him. Cirvik looks at Xena. Vanessa/P'Lee joins Cirvik. Rahl takes her arm.

RAHL
Vanessa, please. Please don't go. You're home.
Please, stay with us, Vanessa.

Vanessa/P'Lee looks from Rahl to Cirvik.

VANESSA/P'LEE
(to Cirvik) Da'vo. No. Da'vo. So'aliki. Na'veenes.
Bes. (to Rahl) Both. Both my father

RAHL
Vanessa, your mother and I want you to come home.

ADIAH
Please, Vanessa.

VANESSA/P'LEE
P'Lee.

Vanessa/P'Lee gives Adiah Kara.

VANESSA/P'LEE
You keep. I see her soon.

Vanessa/P'Lee smiles. She looks at Rahl and touches the scratch on his face. She touches her fingers to her lips and then to her heart. Rahl is near tears.

CIRVIK
(to Pomira) A toe ta, toe tee. On'i. So'vee, von'i.

The Pomira raise their axes in honour.

VANESSA/P'LEE
Cirvik say, "N--no fight, no war." Say, "Family."

The Pomira leave, Cirvik's arm around Vanessa/P'Lee. Rahl holds Adiah's arm.

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Later.

XENA
Now that we can cross the river, it'll save us at
least a day's travel.

GABRIELLE
Good.

XENA
You still thinking about Rahl?

GABRIELLE
I wonder if he'll ever get past his hatred?

XENA
Maybe. I did.

Xena takes Argo's reins.

XENA
And now, thanks to you, he'll have Vanessa to
help him.

GABRIELLE
Thanks to me?

XENA
Sure. If you hadn't insisted that we go after Vanessa,
then I would never have crossed that river. It was
your faith in love and family that convinced me
it was right.

Xena and Gabrielle start to head to the gates, Argo in tow.

GABRIELLE
It was wrong.

XENA
No, Gabrielle, because of you, Rahl and Adiah
now know that their daughter is alive and happy,
instead of dead like they thought. And because
of you, Vanessa now has two loving homes
and--and because of you, for the first time ever,
there's peace between us and the Hor...the Pomira.

GABRIELLE
I did all that?

XENA
Mm-hmm.

GABRIELLE
And they call you the hero? Hmm.

XENA
You wanna switch? Fine. You kick butt, and I'll
take notes.

END OF ACT FOUR

STARRING
Lucy Lawless as Xena
Renee O'Connor as Gabrielle

GUEST CAST
Beth Allen as Vanesa/P'Lee
Craig Ancell as Milo
Bruce Hopkins as Rahl
Mandy McMullin as Adiah
Watchman Rivers as Cirvik
Andrew Kovacevich as Garth
Rakai Karaitiana as Horde Warrior
Bob Johnson as Lieutenant
Frederick Bedford as Villager

Written by: Linda McGibney
Directed by: Patrick Norris

Disclaimer: No Blonde-Haired, Blue-Eyed Horde girls or their extended families were harmed during the production of this motion picture.

Lakota toti. Bonai. Soli bonai.