Episode 3: A coincidence (A2)

Agent Sanders is investigating a robbery. This is the third episode of The Survivor

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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.

Discussion

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Submitted by Kostantinus on Wed, 02/03/2021 - 08:51

From this episode I've found out that maybe Jane involved with in big robbery. I've also learned about officer Garner and I think he isn't a real officer, but a criminal. There is something unpleasant in his voice and what makes me scared. Perhaps he is a pretender. But I am not sure now. Let's listen to the next episode and figure out whether I am right or no.

Submitted by Gustavo_Grotkowski on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:03

I discovered that "Jane Doe" was working with agent kowalski and she was called agent Sanders

Submitted by caldodecana on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:02

I learned that Agent Kowalski was probably involved with the big robbery.

Submitted by Fernandaalinda on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:02

Very good episode.

Submitted by anaac_11 on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:02

Jane was afraid of agent Kowalski.

Submitted by R_hoffmeister on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 19:02

I think Janie was afraid of agent Kowalski. The nurse still suspisious.

Submitted by Fernandaalinda on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:01

Jane was afraind of agent Kowalski. A very good episode.

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Submitted by samyborin on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:23

I learnt in this episode, that Agent Sanders knew about the robbery and the officer Brian Garner think that accident happened because of this robbery, but he doesn't know if this are a coincidence.

Submitted by alana_markiewicz on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 12:54

I learned that Agent Sanders and Agent Kowalski can be liars, and now, Officer Garner is investigating if the plane crash is related to a robbery a few months earlier.

Submitted by Carollbl on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 00:38

Agent sanders knew about the robbery and the agent kowalsky is mad, this is so surprised.

Submitted by eduarda_flach on Tue, 06/16/2020 - 16:13

Jane was afraid of what the agent could do to get the money, and the nurse saw something wrong about the agent.

Submitted by thais_muller on Tue, 06/16/2020 - 12:32

I learnt that officers are working to find out what caused the plane crash. The Officer Garner thinks the accident happened because of a bank robbery, but it may just be a coincidence. I think, so far, they have a few informations to discover something.
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Submitted by Chocomint on Fri, 01/10/2020 - 09:56

There would be a coincidence but I don’t really think so as I’ve followed to the story so far I suspect that the robbery of a bank truck is one of a secret mission that Agent Sandars’s followed to catch all of robbers. As officer Garner has said the truck was found around the plan crash’s area so I guess both of them relate each other. Maybe they wanted to transfer stolen money there but unfortunately there were two man dead and Agent Sanders is still in a coma.

Submitted by Domi on Wed, 11/27/2019 - 13:18

Good
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Submitted by empty on Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:57

i love such a good and fun listening !

Submitted by CECYLEP on Thu, 10/11/2018 - 02:13

I love the story!
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