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Previously on The Survivor ...
Ambulance driver: We've got someone here! There's a person here!
Radio: Police say the small private plane crashed at 10 p.m. There were three people on the plane. Two people are dead. One person is in the hospital.
Nurse Bryson: You have a visitor, Jane. Agent Kowalski, from the FBI.
Agent Kowalski: How is she?
Nurse Bryson: Ask the doctors. I think she is very lucky to be alive. She's in a coma, but she is getting better.
Agent Kowalski: I know your real name, Agent Sanders.
One month before the plane crash ...
Agent Kowalski: Where are you? You didn't call last night.
Agent Sanders: I know. There were ... problems. I can't talk now. I can’t talk on the phone.
Agent Kowalski: Can we meet?
Agent Sanders: Not yet. Give me another 24 hours.
Agent Kowalski: We work together, Sanders. Don’t keep secrets ...
Agent Sanders: We don't use names on the phone!
Agent Kowalski: OK. Fine. We don’t use names. Have you found the money?
Agent Sanders: I think so. I’m close. I can't say more right now.
Agent Kowalski: Yes, you can. You can tell me ...
Nurse Bryson: Good morning, Jane! How are you? ... Oh dear, that’s the doctor. Just a second. Yes? ... No, our Jane Doe is fine ... Let me look at the chart. Hmm. Last night there was something strange. Like she was stressed. Were you stressed last night, Jane? She’s normal again now ... Yes, doctor. Of course, doctor. There’s someone at the door now, I have to go.
Officer Garner: Hello? Are you ... Nurse Bryson?
Nurse Bryson: Yes, I am. Can I help you?
Officer Garner: My name is Officer Brian Garner. I'm with the sheriff's department.
Nurse Bryson: Hello, officer. What can I do to help?
Officer Garner: I'm here to see your patient, and ask you a few questions.
Nurse Bryson: Well, I already talked to your friend at the FBI.
Officer Garner: FBI? Friend? What are you talking about?
Nurse Bryson: Agent Kowalski. He was here yesterday.
Officer Garner: Hmm. Strange ... I didn’t know this. Did this man show you his identification?
Nurse Bryson: Yes ... I think so. I ... I can’t remember.
Officer Garner: Don't worry. They never tell us anything. Anyway, do you have any information about your patient? Clothes, personal objects? Anything like that?
Nurse Bryson: There were some clothes, yes. But no identification. We call her Jane Doe.
Officer Garner: Hmm. Jane Doe. OK. Listen. Here's my card. If you see the man from the FBI again, can you call me?
Nurse Bryson: Yes, I can.
Officer Garner: Thanks. Maybe ...
Nurse Bryson: What is it? Do you think Jane is in trouble?
Officer Garner: I don't know. But maybe this is about the big robbery a few months ago.
Nurse Bryson: Robbery?
Officer Garner: Yeah. Two months ago there was a robbery of a bank truck. The robbers were never caught, and the money is gone. Two million dollars.
Nurse Bryson: But what is the connection with Jane?
Officer Garner: We found the truck near the airport where the accident was.
Nurse Bryson: Oh.
Officer Garner: It's probably nothing. A coincidence. Anyway, I'll let you go. Good afternoon.
Nurse Bryson: Good afternoon.
The Survivor was written by Lindsay Clandfield with music by Julian Jahanpour, sound production by Creative Listening and artwork by Danny Butcher.
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