Hangar One

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OUTLINE

Succeeding beyond expectations, Jouni, the improvised spy gets deeply involved in the case which migrates from Land to Air to Water to Cyberspace.

Allegiances get mixed up as interest, attraction and conscience intersect.

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EXTERIOR, MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA

Hangar One at Moffett Field 1963.jpg

The Citation X rolls in by Hangar One on the Moffett tarmac.

INTERIOR, UAV CONTROL ROOM, NELLIS AFB, LAS VEGAS

The USAF Major stands next to a sitting Airman operating a satellite camera through a monitor a vehicles approaching the parked Citation X on the Moffett tarmac. Monitor #1 and #2 still show the USAF Colonel and the INR Agent.

Monitor #2 (INR)
I thought that this airport was Navy or NASA? We're granting entry to Chinese spooks on our bases through the main gate!

USAF Major
(intervening)
The FAA feed shows that they got landing clearance though a Nasa code.

Monitor #1 (USAF Colonel)
(looking offscreen)
It appears that the guys from Bubble park several of their jets at Moffatt though a special deal with NASA.

Monitor #2 (INR)
(looking at the image showing 2 persons descending from the plane. One of them is tagged by a flashing dot)
Well, at least now we know where their heading. Which one is Wilson?

USAF Major
The one with the blue marker.

EXTERIOR, MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA

Barry, a man in his 30's, gets out of his Tesla Roadster to welcome John and his people as they descend onto the tarmac.

Barry
(loud, as the Citation's engine still turn)
John... Good to see you. How was Vegas? Didn't leave too much behind?

John
I think I even gained. (inviting Jouni to step in front) Let me introduce you to my American friend, Jouni. She's also from California, like you.

Barry
Barry Cage... Welcome home. So, where in California?

Jouni
(smiling)
I grew up in Alameda.

Barry
Nice. This bay is magical. I'm actually from Michigan.

John
So, this is your Airport!

Barry
(amused)
Well, not quite, but very convenient. 2 miles from the office! Let me show you around. (to Jouni). Ever visited Hangar One.

Jouni
Yes, as a kid. My father was in the Navy.

John
(as they all start walking toward Hangar One)
Wow... what do you store in there Barry? You're money?

Barry
Our money is not real, John... Unlike yours. This hangar was built in the 30s to house the USS Macon as Jouni must know.

John
Some kind of pre-StarTrek vessel?

Barry
(smiling)
Right. No, more like our version of the Hindenburg.

INTERIOR, HANGAR ONE, MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA

Barry, John and Jouni are in Hangar One.

Barry
(to John)
I thought we could talk here. What do you think?

John
(looking at the roof, then at Jouni)
My dear, would you mind terribly if we'd abandon you for an hour or so. My friend and I have some boring business stuff to talk about.

Jouni
(sarcastic and amused)
Let the men talk. I'll take a stroll by those salt ponds we saw from the air. (to John) Buzz me when your done. (to Barry, extending her hand) It was brief but very pleasurable to meet you Barry.

Barry
The pleasure was all mine. John's friends are my friends.

INTERIOR, UAV CONTROL ROOM, NELLIS AFB, LAS VEGAS

Jouni's flashing blue dot appears on the monitor exiting the south gate of Hangar One.

Airmen
There she goes.

Monitor #2 (INR)
Where is she going now. She left them inside. Should we call her now.

Monitor #1 (USAF Colonel)
Too risky. She's got a regular unsecured cell not to raise questions if it was ever seized. The call could be tapped.

INTERIOR, HANGAR ONE, MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA

Barry
This is not an evil scheme, John, it's vision. We both know that the future is not in trademark, copyright or branding. Let your government fight mine while we carry our business, without borders. It's not our war.

John
But you are American. Your company is American. Your stockowners are American.

Barry
I think we're way beyond America, beyond the West versus the East, John.

John
I grew up on an island next to the longest living Empire the world has seen. And we've survived for so long only because we've been feeding the monster. You gotta feed yours... (looking toward the other end of the hangar where Jouni exited) Who do you think she works for?

Barry
No idea. I though she was your new girlfriend?

John
Yes, but she also works for your government. She was on the US government's payroll until very recently.

Barry
(looking towards the end of the haggard) Cyber Command?

John
Could be! Let's keep her in the loop anyways. She's fun to be with.

EXTERIOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY SALT PONDS, CALIFORNIA

Jouni is performing a headstand on a levee surrounded by multi-colored ponds.

EXTERIOR, MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA

John is driven by Barry to the end of the runaway near the ponds.

Barry
(as John exits the Tesla)
The key is in the ignition. Your sure you can ride this thing.

John
(winking)
Which one?

EXTERIOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY SALT PONDS, CALIFORNIA

John
(arriving next to Jouni now in a Lotus position)
Wanna go for a ride?

Jouni
Sure. You drive!

EXTERIOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY, CALIFORNIA

John is sailing a wooden speed boat through the San Francisco Bay as standing Jouni's hair is blowing in the wind.

They pass by Alameda, Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge.

Jouni falls asleep on the passenger seat

EXTERIOR, CHINA CAMP, SAN FRANCISCO BAY, CALIFORNIA

SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE REVEALED ABOUT JOUNI'S ALLEGIANCES BEFORE JOHN LETS HER KNOW THAT HE KNOWS SHE'S A SPY

China Camp 1889

John ties up the speed boat to a extended wooden pier.

John
(looking at old wooden houses along the beach)
150 years ago, this was a Chinese village.

Jouni
(waking up)
I slept that long?

John smiles as he helps Jouni out of the boat. They start walking on the pier.

John
(looking at the track-like pier)
Western civilization reached California because chinamen laid thousand of miles of tracks across this land. We built the American Dream. Nail by nail, now chip by chip. Millions of of us. That's what we've learned for centuries... and that's what we know best... Moving forward.

Jouni
And all those people are part of the same dream. Wave after wave of newcomers. It was and still is their dearest wish.

John
Dreams and wishes are valid parts in this equation. But not the key ingredient to move forward. Even knowledge is overstated.

Jouni
(grabbing John arm as the reach land)
Knowing the other is important.

John
Who is the other?

Jouni
The one you don't know.

Moment

John
The world is changing Jouni. Their are no opponents anymore. It's a big playground with multiple balls, multiple nets and players switching shirts as they move. (pick grass from the field) As long as grass grows, you can score. Obviously the faster ones will score more, but not because of the color of their skin, or because they belong to a particular team, but because of their work and of the collective work.

Jouni
I didn't expect the CEO from one of the world's largest company to quote Marten Luther King and Marxist idealists.

John
(smiling)
I didn't expect an American spy to practice Yoga.

Jouni smiles, then looks down.

John (con't)
At the end, I guess that communism will prevail... Somehow.

Jouni
Didn't work in Russia.

John
Cause they ended up relying on intelligence instead of work.

Jouni
Maybe you're right...

Jouni looks back at John.

Jouni (con't)
Wanna work together...

John
Aren't we already!

INTERIOR, UAV CONTROL ROOM, NELLIS AFB, LAS VEGAS

Jouni's flashing blue dot merges with the other dot on the monitor.

Monitor #2 (INR)
What the fuck...

INTERIOR, WINERY, SANTA VENETIA, CALIFORNIA

John and Jouni are tasting wine at at the counter of a Santa Venetia winery. Several glasses are lined up in front of them.

Jouni
(emptying a glass)
Wooaah. This is good juice.

John
(sipping slowly)
I trust you on this. Us Chinks prefer ice wine... Sweet...

She kisses him.

Jouni
You know I'm gonna have to report to my people soon.

John
About our taste buds?

Jouni
Yea... And about the disinformation we've been fed regarding your little weenies.

Moment

Jouni
Am I gonna see you again? You're going back to your wife...

John
As always. And you're going back to your people.

Jouni
(looking at the Santa Venetia winery sign behind the bar) We could go to Venice!

John
We already did the boat thing.

Jouni
You could show me China?

John
Bad idea.

Jouni
Too close to home.

Moment

John
I'm gonna be in Helsinki in about 10 days. Wanna show me your ancestors land.

Jouni
I've never been!

John
Then, I'll show you around.

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