[black and white video]CLAUDE IS WALKING ACROSS THE HALLS OF PRIMATECH PAPER COMPANY WITH A CHILD HOLDING HIS HAND.. Other people are walking past them, not noticing them at all.. Claude smiles at the child and the child smiles back….
Claude... "Shhhhh.. dont make a sound".
"A hidden parasite"
INT. OLD NEW YORK APARTMENT [PAST]
Claude is young. Claude opens up the door holding some eatables for young michael, who is playing chess. He asks the child some regular questions... "How was your school?"
"Did anything unusual happen with you at school?"
The child says no, but is tired of being asked the same question each day.
The child was called "Michael" by Claude.
Michael's eyes were different, with an enlarged deep brown pupil.
He was a strange child who was very silent in his school, had no friends and would often come home with a bruised eye. Claude was always worried about him.. and deep down he knew that Michael was very special and would soon exhibit a special ability. Claude had saved Michael from the company after he could not witness the things the company doctors were doing to him, keeping him locked in a cat-scan like machine in a chamber all the time and drugged. They said they were trying to bring out his special ability. Claude had developed a special bond to Michael.
And Claude was worried that being in this state in the company would have a bad effect on Michael. And it did have a bad effect...
Michael would have painful nightmares every night and would sometimes fall unconscious. He would never cry, didnt respond to any pain and loved staring at the tip of a lit candle in the dark. He had an unusually good concentration and memory, even as a child.
INT. PRIMATECH PAPER COMPANY.MAIN OFFICE [PAST]
Claude would still go to the company regularly after he stole Michael. Thompson, who was the company chief at that time was trying to figure out who could've taken Michael away. He could think of no one other than Claude.. and decided to do away with him soon.
INT. PRIMATECH PAPER COMPANY.HALLS [PAST]
Claude is moving around in the company with Bennet, having a conversation about some new special person.
HRG.. "This new kid we have got is the first one to exhibit at such a small age. And it is an awesome ability".
Claude recalls Michael after hearing the words "awesome ability"..
Suddenly, Claude feels as if Michael is seeing him.. Michael even says.... "Claude?". Then Claude feels quite confused.
HRG.. "Are you ok?"
Claude feels that he had just witnessed Michael's ability. But he does not know that this was only one aspect to his ability.
INT.HOSPITAL.RECEPTION, NY [present]
Peter had just met HRG in his room. Peter is lost in thought and walks down to the reception where he meets Mohinder, Molly, Micah and Nikki.
All stare at him as he walks towards them.
Mohinder.. "Hello Peter"
Peter.. "Its been a while, Mohinder. Thanks for saving my life. My mother said you had brought my body."
Mohinder.. "Well i was supposed to bring a dead body to your house. But how on earth did you survive?"
Peter.. "Long story Mohinder. But Ill tell you one thing.. I have a very special gift. And I wasted it all these days. But now I've realised that I am really meant for something bigger in life... Like I told you when I had first met you, in the taxi.."
Mohinder.. "Yeah I remember.. But Peter, isnt flying your special ability?"
Peter.. "No. that's someone else's."
Mohinder.. "So you're ability must be to absorb other abilities.."
Mohinder looks at Micah, Molly and Nikki, thinking about Molly's ability.
Mohinder.. "But if thats you're ability, then it means...."
But when he turns around, he finds that Peter has disappeared and says "Thats right"...
Peter is walking down the street, thinking... He sees the city that was saved the night before.. He feels relieved..
INT. RESTAURANT [present]
Peter walks inside a restaurant where he orders a coffee. He sees a group of children watching a kid playing street fighter at an arcade machine.
Machine sound "Round TWO, fight!"
The children are cheering him up. Peter finishes his coffee and walks up to them.
Peter remembers walking up to this restaurant in his school days and playing street fighter against his friends.. He remembers that he never lost against any of his friends or the machine.
The kid is playing against a computer opponent. Peter watches him fight, closely.... Suddenly, the opponent on the screen freezes in place. Peter is confused.
The kid keeps hitting the frozen opponent. Suddenly, the opponent hits the kid's player as soon as Peter thinks about it.. Peter soon realizes that he can somehow control the opponent. He begins controlling its actions using just his mind... The computer opponent badly beats the kid's opponent..
Machine sound "YOU LOST"
Peter realizes that there were a lot of special people at the hospital, little did he knew that this was Micah's ability...
He decides to go meet Isaac..
INT. OLD NEW YORK APARTMENT [PAST]
Claude returns home. He sees little Michael waiting for him..
Michael.. "Claude...?? What happened..? I saw you a few hours ago, in my mind!"
Claude.. There is something I have to tell you.."
Claude goes invisible. Michael stands up, terrified..
Claude comes back into visibility.. He tells Michael about how special he is and also tells him about the company. He also tells Michael that he is special himself..
Claude gives Michael a watch as a gift. The watch is of the brand "Sylar"...
Another flashback... now many years have passed and Michael is young, still living with his guardian Claude.
INT. OLD NEW YORK APARTMENT [FEW DAYS BEFORE PRESENT DAY]
Claude is now quite old with an unshaven beard and moustache. Michael has grown up, seems the same age as Peter, but has a strong built.
Claude had seen some tough times and had now become very aggressive and used to take out his anger on Michael. Michael would take the pain of his beatings without any reaction.
Michael was still always silent, had quit school and was now working as a mechanic in an auto body company.
One day, Claude came home drunk and got angry at Michael. He started beating Michael with a staff and Michael kept looking into his eyes with a very serious gaze.
Suddenly, Michael's body started feeling light.. There was an unbearable sound in his ears and even though he was still, he felt his vision moving towards Claude. Claude's expression changed.
Michael closed his eyes tight, unable to bear it. When he opened his eyes, he was inside Claude's body and he saw his own body collapse to the floor in front of him.
He checked his own hearbeat.. His heart was still beating very fast, as it would normally beat if he saw something scary. He had this experience many times in his life, but most of the time he fainted after getting into his body again and would dismiss the whole incident as a nightmare.
While in Claude's body, he starts feeling uneasy again.. Blood starts coming through his nose.. Everything Claude had been through starts flashing before Michael's eyes.. every flash of memory starts blazing across Michael's mind.. in a distorted way..
....................................PPPPPeter, Its time for me to tell you somethingggg...........................................SSSSSo, you can see the future?...............................IIII see the world without timeee....................................tttthe only way to save the world, is for that bomb to go off................ IIIII am committed to some cause that is going to save the worldddddd................................HHHe wont stoppp........................ eeeevery time somebody tries to make a change, which is done many times by a person named Hiro Nakamuraaaa.......................................BBBombbbb........................SSSave the cheerleader.. save the worlddd....................iiiii just wanted to feel alive againnn..........................................................I just have to remember how she made me feel...............................ttttthe cheerleader................................They've found me!!!.......................................
Michael's blood starts running wildly from his nose....
Michael... "Peter Petrelli........... Where are you?" and Michael goes invisible....
INT.ISAAC'S LOFT, NY[present]
Peter sees fresh paint on Isaac's palette and suddenly feels like painting. He begins painting two men standing, facing each other..
After a while, he's finished and sees that he has painted himself standing against himself.. Peter is stunned and confused.. He says.. "This can't be..."
He hears a sound "I am afraid it is"..
Peter turns around.. He drops his palette.. Outside, dark clouds appear, there is a loud thunder and suddenly it starts raining...
END OF PART FOUR
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Due to shortage of time, this episode is in a raw form.. although I dont think there should be major changes... So it will be more refined, especially on the grammatical front after this story ends........... Also, there maybe errors since im typing using a tv screen.. so the scanlines wont let me scrutinize the document properly.. UNTIL NEXT TIME!!!
NEXT PART-TRAILER OF THINGS TO COME...
Peter meets himself....
Peter learns to use his powers.....
Michael possesses Sylar.....
Michael's powerful ally....
Kimiko and Kaito Nakamura's powers revealed....
The Haitian and James to meet James' dead mother....
Be ready for a more action filled episode....!! Also there might be a sneek peak in a few days on this one..... Later!