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This page is a line-by-line translated transcript of the Drama CD to act as a companion piece to the synopsis.

NOTE:

  • Text between [ ] in character dialogue indicates a monologue.
  • Text between * * in character dialogue indicates a change in tone of voice, or a minor action.
  • Text in green boxes indicates an action, sound, or context to a scene not otherwise apparent in dialogue.

First night: "Between Life and Death"Edit

Koudelkahead [My hometown is a village in Wales. It was a small village named Taliesin near a riverbank.
When I was born, I was loved by everyone in the village. In a village that was not blessed by a childbirth for a long time, a long awaited child was born.

Zlato - a "treasure".
That was the name given to me.
But I couldn't fulfill the expectations given by such a name.
Between life and death. At any time, all that is left to me is to survive.
A girl that attracts death and ghosts.
This is me, Koudelka Iasant.]

Koudelka. Night one: Between Life and Death.
BlankFemaleHead

(Koudelka's Mother)

Koudelka...Koudelka!
Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

Mama!
BlankFemaleHead

(Koudelka's Mother)

Where are you?
Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

Mama!
BlankFemaleHead

(Koudelka's Mother)

Koudelka. There you are, Koudelka.
Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

Mama?
BlankFemaleHead

(Koudelka's Mother)

Now die!
[Sounds of a scuffle are heard]
Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

*Sobbing* M-Mama, why!?
BlankFemaleHead

(Koudelka's Mother)

Cursed child! You!
Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

No! I-...Mama, stop!
BlankFemaleHead

(Koudelka's Mother)

It was nice that you were born. It'd be nicer still if you died!
Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

Mama! Mama!
[Koudelka awakes with a start.
It was a dream.
The wheels of a moving cart are heard.]
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

Hey, miss! What happened? Did you have a nightmare?
Koudelkahead No...It was nothing.
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

You sure? Seemed like you were having a real bad dream.
Koudelkahead Honestly, it was nothing.
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

...Alright then.
[The cart abruptly halts.]
Koudelkahead What's happening?
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

Sorry, I can only go this far. If we keep going this way, the only thing we'll reach before nightfall is a ruined village.
Koudelkahead Ruins? That's perfect.
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

You don't care? Don't you know? "They" appear there.
Koudelkahead Thieves?
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

No, far more distrubing. Ghosts.
Koudelkahead Ghosts?
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

That's what people say. That's why, don't get me wrong, you'd better avoid that too. All right?
Koudelkahead I'll go.
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

Eh?
Koudelkahead Thanks for the ride.
[Koudelka hops off the cart.]
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

Hey! Hey, wait! ...Well, it's not any of my concern from now on.
Koudelkahead [That night I stayed in a shed in the village I arrived at.
The darkness of the night is the world where I live.

A world colored by the shadows of death is the most familiar to me.
But it's the world I hate the most.]

Elainehead ...Koudelka...
Koudelkahead Again!
Elainehead Koudelka...
Koudelkahead Go away! Go away!
Elainehead Koudelka...
Koudelkahead [I see her.
She first appeared before me a few months back.
A ghost of the woman that tries to tell me something.
All I know about her

is that her name is Elaine, that's all.]

What? What do you want from me?

Elainehead Help me...
Koudelkahead Help you? I'm sorry, but there's no one here who could help you.
Elainehead Please... Koudelka...
Koudelkahead What do you want? Do you think I can do something? You. Are. Dead. So go to heaven or hell, already!
Elainehead I can't...Save me...Only you...me...Patri...
Koudelkahead Stop it! I can't do anything! I'm not the one ghosts like you should be talking to.
Elainehead Please...
Koudelkahead Don't come near me!
Elainehead Koudelka...
Koudelkahead Go away!
Elainehead Please...
Koudelkahead Go away! Why!? Why me? Even though I can't do anything.
[Elaine fades away. But Koudelka hears the sound of movement.]
Koudelkahead Who is it? I know you're there. Who are you?
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Don't be mad" I'm going away already.
Koudelkahead A girl? Why are you in a place like this?
Don't be scared. I won't hurt you.
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

...Who are you, lady?*
Koudelkahead My name is Koudelka.
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Unusual name. Are you foreign?
Koudelkahead Not really. I am traveling though. From far away.
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Really? I'm Alicia.
Koudelkahead Alicia?

Say, what are you doing out here? Where's your home?

BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

My house is nearby. Here is my secret playground.
Koudelkahead Here? But this place is a...
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Actually, my mom and dad know about it.
You know, I made my dad angry and hid here, and then mom came out and said: "He's not mad anymore, you can come back".
Where are your mom and dad?
Koudelkahead Mine?
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

You don't have them?
Koudelkahead I do, but they're very, very far away.
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Hmmmm ... So, what kind of people they are?
Koudelkahead My mom and dad, they were very kind. I loved them dearly, but...
[Koudelka has a flashback.]
BlankFemaleHead

(Koudelka's Mother)

If only you hadn't been born...you...
[Present day.]
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

What is it?
Koudelkahead It's nothing.
That's right. Where are your parents? Being out so late in a place like this...
Aren't they worried?
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

No. Mom and dad said to "Wait here".
Koudelkahead Here?
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Yeah, dad decided to go to a place far away from here, to a place that people from this village don't know.

The villagers all hate me.
They're all mean to me, even though I didn't do anything.
They're mean to mom and dad too.
Always making Mom cry. That's why we're gonna leave and go to a new place.
That's why I've been waiting all this time. Because they promised they'll surely come for me.
But... But they still haven't come.
And then here...
I was in flames...

Koudelkahead Alicia?
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

It was hot - so hot...
I heard mom and dad outside. They were both crying.
I wanted to go to them. But...I couldn't move.
And then flames were gone. And I waited.
But... Mom and dad didn't come.
And a long time since then, many people not from this village came here.
But when they saw me, they went away.

Koudelka, Don't go away. Don't go away. Don't go away!

Koudelkahead This child...
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Why does everyone leave me!?
Koudelkahead She's not human!
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

I can't stand it anymore! Nooooo!

Second night: "The Other Me"Edit

Koudelkahead She's not human!
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Nooooo!
[The sound of flames is heard]
Koudelkahead [A ghost.
This child is a real ghost.
But, when I noticed, it was already too late.
The growing flames, as if they were alive, burning the shed around me.]

Gotta get outside! No, the flames! I'll die if I stay here.
Die...
That's right, I can die here. And go to the place where Mom and Dad are.

[Koudelka has a flashback.
Villagers talk over one another.]
BlankCrowdHead

(Villagers)

It can't be true. She foretold her father's death. This girl...

It was not a prophecy. This girl, this girl attracts death!

Death-bringer!

This is horrifying! The child is cursed!

A devil-child!

We need to kill her! Right now!

Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

I-I don't understand. A devil? Why? Why me!?
BlankFemaleHead

(Koudelka's Mother)

Koudelka. My...Koudelka...
Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

Mama! I... why me!?
BlankCrowdHead

(Villagers)

It is the decision of the elders. We have to expel Koudelka from the tribe.

Expel her! Go away!

Never show yourself before us again!

Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

W-why can't we all be together?
I don't need these powers. I don't want these powers.
Why? Why? Don't cast me out!
[Present day.]
Koudelkahead [9 years have passed since then.
It's been so long.
I've lived all that time. And that's not been a good thing at all.
I'm so tired.]
BlankFemaleHead

(Alicia's Mother)

Help!
Koudelkahead This voice... Whose is it?
BlankFemaleHead

(Alicia's Mother)

This girl doesn't know anything!
Koudelkahead Is this...
BlankFemaleHead

(Alicia's Mother)

-doesn't know anything!
Koudelkahead The memories of that girl?
BlankFemaleHead

(Alicia's Mother)

Please! Someone! My child!
BlankCrowdHead

(Villagers)

The child is cursed! We cannot let her get out!
BlankFemaleHead

(Alicia's Mother)

Alicia! Alicia!
Koudelkahead This girl-
BlankFemaleHead

(Alicia's Mother)

Help!
Koudelkahead She had powers others don't have.
The villagers were scared and persecuted her.
That's why they were going to run away.
But, they couldn't.
The villagers burned the shed where Alicia hid herself.
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

No!
Koudelkahead No! I can't do anything! I can only watch. I can't do anything. *Cries*
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Don't leave me alone!
[Flashback]
Koudelkahead

(Child Koudelka)

Don't leave me alone!
[Present day.]
Koudelkahead Papa...Mama...
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Please everyone, don't cast me away!
[The voice of child Koudelka briefly merges with Alicia]
BlankGirlKoudelkaHead

(Alicia/Child Koudelka)

Don't leave me alone!
Koudelkahead It's me.
This girl is me!

[I didn't think. I embraced that girl without thinking. I didn't even care that my body was burning.]

BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Koudelka...
Koudelkahead That's right. You wanted to live, right? With everyone?
You didn't want all these powers, right?
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Don't go away! I don't want to be alone!
Koudelkahead You're not alone! You are not alone!
BlankGirlHead

(Alicia)

Koudelka...
Koudelkahead I'll always be with you! Dear God! Please, save this girl! I pray to you for the first time. God!
[Mystical sounds are heard before fading. The sound of flames also fades, leaving silence.]
Elainehead Koudelka...Koudelka...
Koudelkahead M-mama?
Elainehead Koudelka.
Koudelkahead Elaine!? Am I still alive?
B-but I was in flames - And my body isn't burning anymore!
Alicia?
Elainehead She's no longer here. You saved her.
Koudelkahead I did?
Elainehead ...saved her...With your power...
Koudelkahead I did? I've saved Alicia? Did you know I could? Is that why you've appeared before me?
Elainehead No-one else, but you...
Koudelkahead And you are suffering like that too? No one else, but me?
Elainehead No-one else, but you...
Koudelkahead [The sunrise came.
Elaine's shade disappeared in the morning light.
And, around me, the shed was burnt down.
As if it was so for ages. Tarnished by the years.]
[The sound of approaching cartwheels is heard]
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

Hey, Miss! So you are safe.
Koudelkahead Why're you here?
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

I was worried, is all.
Koudelkahead Thank you. But I'm all right. I did see a cute ghost though.
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

C-cute? So ghosts really are here?
Koudelkahead I wonder...could you do me a favor? There's a place I want to go to.
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

Wait, yesterday you said to just go as far as I was.
Koudelkahead I've just remembered something. Had a change of plans.
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

Hm, well whatever. Get on.
Koudelkahead Thank you!
BlankMaleHead

(Cart Driver)

Where are we going?
Koudelkahead To Wales.

[Wales. To the Nemeton monastery.
The place where Elaine awaits.
My goal.
I don't know exactly what is waiting for me there, but I have no doubts anymore.
Mama, I'm sorry, I won't join you justyet.
There's a person waiting for me.
Because now I know that my powers can save people.

Third night: "The Prison of the Soul"Edit

Edwardhead [At that time, the door to death appeared before me.
In some monastery in an unknown land, I was attacked by a monster.
What a mess.
I took the words of some criminal seriously and found myself in a place like this.
For a man like me, it may be an orderly death.
Although, in that moment, before my eyes appeared-]

An angel? I don't expect you to take me to heaven, but can you at pray for me at least?

Koudelkahead Too bad. What? Pray for you?
Edwardhead [Having said this, the woman healed my wounds with a strange power.
To judge her by her face, she's like an angel.
But inside, far, far from that.
A bitch that isn't likely to be friendly, I thought.

The people I met at the monastery, is the bitch that saved me, and the other is the obnoxious priest.
We acted together only because we had the same goal.
And there was another that we couldn't allow to join us.

His name is Alias, he said-]

Aliashead Please, Father James! It wasn't me. Help!
Jameshead As if we can trust you! A criminal!
Edwardhead I believe this guy. Thieves can be exceedingly honest, you know? Just gotta be careful.
Jameshead We can't rely on that. Edward, you are one of these criminals-
Edwardhead Yeah. Criminals understand other criminals feelings.
Aliashead D-do you forgive me? Thank you!
Edwardhead Just gotta be careful.
[Edward shoot Alias]
Koudelkahead You!
Jameshead Why did y-!?
Edwardhead If our lives cease being threatened, then it’s a victory for God and all his glory, right?
But if we go on letting him attack us, then the filthy godless pagans win.
Which you would like to bet on?
Koudelkahead Would you go to hell?
Edwardhead Good idea. That's my plan. Having no money an' all.
Jameshead What a terrifying man...
Edwardhead Say whatever you like, it's pointless.
Jameshead “Do all men kill the things they do not love.”
Edwardhead “Hate any man the things he would not kill.”
Jameshead Shakespeare? You're smarter than you look...
Edwardhead You can say what you like.

[Many things have happened since then, and so we gradually uncovered the mystery of this monastery.
And one woman, the one that guided Koudelka...
The turning point was when we met her ghost.
It was the time the goals of the three people became one. And as for James-]

Jameshead *Despairing* Elaine! Elaine! Why? Why!?
Edwardhead [Elaine was the wife of the owner of this monastery, Patrick Heyworth.
She was killed by thieves, and is not in the world of the living any longer.
I don't know what she was to him. But I understand only this: when she died, everything he cherished was gone.]
Koudelkahead James...
Jameshead Please...Leave me alone for a while.
Edwardhead Koudelka, let's go.
Koudelkahead Alright.
[The pair wait outside while James grieves.]
Edwardhead What's he doing in there?
Koudelkahead He's praying for Elaine...and for Patrick.
Edwardhead It's not like it's his grave.
Koudelkahead It doesn't matter. They're here. The dead. Everyone.
Edwardhead Oh really?
But I don't understand: why pray for him? You heard it: to resurrect Elaine, Patrick sacrificed dozens of people.
People who had nothing to do with all this.
Koudelkahead Patrick understood that he won't be forgiven.
But he couldn't stop.
He believed it was all for Elaine.
Elaine wanted to save him. Maybe that's why she called me?
Edwardhead You're too kind! I think-
Koudelkahead Yes, you.
Edwardhead Me?
Koudelkahead Yes. I thought you were a barbarian when you killed without hesitation.
But then you cited Shakespeare and Byron.
I thought you wanted treasure.
But you don't look at these things.
Who are you? What are you doing here?
Edwardhead

I'm searching. What for is a secret. But, more importantly, I like it here. It's close to the world I desire.

Koudelkahead The world you desire?
Edwardhead As a kid, I had dreams. To explore the wild west, unknown jungles.
Glorious adventures!
That's why I left home and wandered this land. But I got to know only one thing:
the land of adventures is not anywhere in this country anymore. However, somehow, only here is different.
Koudelkahead How?
Edwardhead There's adventure here! Thrills! What makes a man!
In the world I lived in before, I couldn't have a taste of that. Comparing to that boring place, its' pretty good here.
Koudelkahead *Laughs mockingly*
Edwardhead What's so funny?
Koudelkahead *Stops laughing*
The world you desired? Here?
But it suits you. For you, who thinks nothing of a human life. You want some advice on how to stay here forever? Die!
[Koudelka continues to mock and admonish Edward in the background.]
Edwardhead [This voice that mocks me, I feel such sadness in it.
It made me think she knows everything about this world, looks at it everyday and has come to know its many griefs and sorrows.]
Koudelkahead -do yourself a favour; just die!
Edwardhead Wait!
Koudelkahead What?
Edwardhead Come closer. Something's here.
Koudelkahead What is it?
Edwardhead You feel it too?
Koudelkahead This feeling...what-
[Monster growls are heard.
Alias' voice periodically switches between normal and monsterous]
AliasHeadDead *Growling* Whhhaa...Yooouu!
Edwardhead You! It can't be!
AliasHeadDead I-I don't understand! Am I alive!?
My body hurts! It doesn't move! M-my body...
Why?
AAAAArgh! My hand!
......I remember!
You...me?
Koudelkahead His body's falling apart!
AliasHeadDead Yes! It was you!
Edwardhead I thought you gave up, but you became a monster!
Koudelkahead No, he's-
[Koudelka begins to experience a psychic vision
Edward shoots at Alias]
AliasHeadDead Argh! Shit! Shit!
Edwardhead I thought you gave up, but you're just a monster!
Koudelkahead *Mumbling*
Edwardhead Koudelka?
Koudelkaheadaliaspossesed *Speaking with Alias' human voice* It's dark. Where am I? Cold...Someone-
[Edward tries to drag Koudelka away.]
Koudelkahead Leave me and run!
Edwardhead At that time I understood.
The glorious adventure that I imagined in my heart, a shining romance.
When it becomes a reality, a bigger thing emerged to grasp my heart.
It wasn't a dream or a hope.
Fear.
Yes, fear.

Fourth Night: "That Which We Protect"Edit

Edwardhead You awake?
Koudelkahead Hm? W-where are we?
Edwardhead Just what it looks like; an execution chamber. No place for a sleeping beauty to wake up.
Koudelkahead An execution chamber? The monster!? Where is it?
Edwardhead Don't shout! It'll find us.
It's still here. And just what is it? My gun's no use. It's unlike any monster we've met before.
Koudelkahead You know the history of this place, right? Before it became a monastery?
Edwardhead It was a prison, right?
Koudelkahead Yeah. Where many people were executed.
Not just them, but also the people Patrick killed. They've become spirits and are wandering here.
Edwardhead What do you mean?
Koudelkahead You still don't get it? That monster is gathering the spirits. Within the voice of the monster, I could hear their cries of sorrow. I couldn't bear it.
Edwardhead So it's a bundle of grief and rage, right?
Koudelkahead ...I wonder how James is doing?
Edwardhead He's under God's protection. But now's not the time to worry about others. We're just waiting to be killed if we stay here. We need to do something.
Koudelkahead It'll end the same way, anyway, if we stay in this monastery, soon or later...
Edwardhead So what? That's no joke. If we stay here, we'll die for sure! Aren't you afraid?
Koudelkahead Afraid? What scares me most is this world. And regular people.
Edwardhead What do you mean? You live as you like. You have powers people don't have. I don't understand - I'm envious of such a life.
Koudelkahead If you want this power, I'll give it to you any time!
Because of this "power" this world is hell for me! Everyone, who came to know about this power, started to hate me.
Even my own mom and dad.
Many times I thought about just ending it to go where mom and dad are.
...But I knew. Even if I committed suicide, I'll still end up just wandering this world. There is no salvation for me! *Starts to cry*
Edwardhead Koudelka...
[At that time, I understood finally why she is sorrowful. She has not only just seen the world of the dead. She couldn't stop seeing it. Even if the soul is in this world, it has no place to stay. For her, the power was only a burden.]
Koudelka...
Koudelkahead Don't touch me!
[Koudelka begins to experience another psychic vision
Alias can be heard coming towards them.]
Edwardhead What? It can't be!
Koudelkahead Stop this!
Edwardhead It's here!
Koudelkahead Leave without me!
Edwardhead Let's run. Together!
AliasHeadDead There you are!
Edwardhead You're late, monster.
Koudelkahead Go! Leave me!
Edwardhead I'm not the sorta guy who leaves a girl behind!
Koudelkahead Idiot! It's no time to play cool. You'll die for real!
[Edward shoots monster Alias until he runs out of bullet.
Alias slams Edward into the wall and begins choking him.] can be heard coming towards them.]
Koudelkahead Stop this!
Edwardhead *Choking* R-run, quick!
Koudelkahead Stop!
[Mystical sounds are heard.]
Edwardhead What's-? A light? Where...from?
AliasHeadDead Uh? Aaah...
Edwardhead [The underground room, where even the dimmest light didn't exist, was filled with a blinding light.
When I was losing consciousness I saw a monster, out of power, and her form, giving a thoughtful prayer.]
Koudelkahead I'm sorry. This is all I can do.
Aliashead My body...is falling apart. But, this light...so soft...
[Alias vanishes, and the mystical sounds fade.]
Edwardhead ...Do monsters go to heaven when they're purified?
[Edward faints.]
Koudelkahead Edward! Edward!
Edwardhead ...Am I on the other side? Because I'm looking at an angel.
Koudelkahead Why didn't you run?
Edwardhead I wanted to show you my good side. Anyhow, did you do that?
Koudelkahead I don't know. I just prayed without thinking.
Edwardhead Huh? A real angel. That's a handy thing to have. Too early to die yet.

[If the world is a gamble, my life before was full of losses. But now its different. This gamble is real; ahuge gamble. I'll make sure I win. I finally found what I really want to protect.]

Fifth Night: "Opposing the Lord, for a Moment..."Edit

Jameshead The Émigré document: a forbidden document on the methods for immortality and resurrection.

Someone stole it from Vatican, and my goal was to return it.
But when I learnt who took it, one more goal appeared for me.
To meet once again with the past that I have abandoned. That I had to abandon.
The owner of the monastery, Patrick, my best friend. And his wife, Elaine, the woman I loved.

Elainehead Please, James. Do not grieve my death. What that man has done to return me, was a mistake.
Death is the will of the God. Please don't be sad.
Please, somehow, destroy my body.
Jameshead [I promised to grant her wish. If that is what her wish is. But...]
[The sound of bullets ricocheting on thick metal is heard.
Koudelka shrieks.]
Koudelkahead That's dangerous! What if you hit me?
Edwardhead What else can I do? Ah, it'sNo use! Even using the gun, it won't budge.
Koudelkahead What else can we do? If we can't pass here, we can't do anything.
Edwardhead Don't think my punches would do much either.
Koudelkahead Have we got something that can blow it open?
Edwardhead Well, we don't have explosives handy. Looks like there's nothing we can do.
Koudelkahead To have came so far, with the temple just on the other side!
Jameshead There are explosives. There were chemicals in the laboratory. If I use those, I can synthesize something.
Koudelkahead You can make explosives?
Jameshead I know how.
Koudelkahead But...
Edwardhead I get it. I get it. We can do nothing but trust you now.
[James begins to walk away.]
Jameshead Wait here. I'll make it right away.
Koudelkahead Okay, I'll help. I don't want you to do this alone-
Jameshead No! I can do it alone!
Koudelkahead James...
[James slams a door shut.]
Edwardhead Whatever. We'll just wait here then.
Koudelkahead Yes, but...
[The sound of someone flipping pages through a book is heard.]
Rogerkoudelklahead Hm...Oh-ho-ho-ho-ho! For lunch? Dried? Really, the curiosity of humans have no limits!
They keep inventing interesting things. But they still have a way to go. Compared to things I made, this is just child's play.
Ho-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho!
[James opens a door.]
Rogerkoudelklahead Who is it? Who is so tactless to interfere with my studies?
Jameshead It's me.
Rogerkoudelklahead You? What is it, forgot something?
Jameshead I want to ask you something, Roger Bacon.
Rogerkoudelklahead Mmmm? Ask? A Bishop like you? What could you possibly ask a senile old fool, who was forsaken by the Lord so long ago?
Jameshead What if, just what if... Just maybe a secret method exists...is it possible to return the soul to the resurrected body?
Rogerkoudelklahead A soul... soul? Ho-ho-ho-ho-ho! So, that means you-
Jameshead I want to resurrect Elaine once more.
Rogerkoudelklahead Some pretty horrifying things you're saying. I wouldn't expect that from a priest.
Jameshead I am asking you! Please answer!
Rogerkoudelklahead Hmm... I have not tried that. I have only tried the technique for immortality.
I've never thought to go that far.
However, I remember; to pursue that path is to refuse the heavens, and turn your back to your Lord.
Jameshead Turn my back to the Lord?
Rogerkoudelklahead He-he-he, and interesting experiment, isn't it?
Having traveled the world for few centuries, I saw many things. However, there are some things I do not understand.
The soul!
Neither chemistry, not occultism can return the soul to the body.
...
The Émigré document is here. Would you open the door to the God?
Jameshead I... I......Everything I believed in God for...If I turn my back to the Lord-
[Koudelka bursts into the room.]
Koudelkahead Stop!
Jameshead Koudelka!
Rogerkoudelklahead Oooooh! A distraction!
Koudelkahead What are you trying to achieve with this? You can't be serious...
Jameshead Be silent!
Koudelkahead Do you understand what you're trying to do? Your friend was going to do the same thing. You heard Elaine's will, right?
Jameshead Her will, you say? If we destroy her body, we won't be able to bring her back. How can I allow that?
Koudelkahead She died! A long time ago.
Jameshead So what? To accept this? If you were me, could you accept this?
Killed? By criminals?
But she had committed no sins. Kinder than anyone, and full of compassion. She loved God and people.
Why did she have to die? I will oppose my Lord! By opposing him, I will-
Koudelkahead Are you serious? Your friend is making Elaine suffer, and you want to do the same thing!?
Jameshead Who can blame him? He loved Elaine, almost as much as I do, maybe more.
That is why he tried to resurrect her, by giving up all he had.
Koudelkahead And he killed a lot of people!
Jameshead They were of no consequence; they were prostitutes and lowlifes!
Of the sort who killed Elaine - worthless lot.
When they die, no one grieves!
Rogerkoudelklahead As usual, human emotions cloud their brains. This hasn't changed across the centuries.
Koudelkahead To you, I'm like them too. For you, I'm a worthless human being. But Elaine spoke to me! Listen to her!
Jameshead Shut up!
[James angrily sweeps books and papers off a table]
Jameshead Someone like you...to be addressed by Elaine? A lie! You're lying!
Koudelkahead No. It's true. I-
Jameshead Shut up! Shut up! Why you...*sobs*
Koudelkahead James...
Jameshead ...I understand, there is no Elaine anymore.
More then 20 years ago I wanted to talk to Patrick and Elaine.
But with of a lowly heritage and no wealth, I had no confidence I could make her happy.
Why do you think I followed the path of God?
For her! To forget her.
...But I couldn't forget her. I prayed for her happiness, and even then-
Koudelkahead That...has nothing to do with this. You are blaming God for your own sake!
Jameshead You! Just what do you know!
Koudelkahead James, what are you-
Jameshead Elaine, wait for me. This time, I'll-
Koudelkahead Stop! James! Stop!
[The sound of loud church bells is heard.]
Jameshead [Koudelka and I touched the document at the same time.
In that instant, the surroundings warped and another world became real.
Is it her power or my thoughts causing this? I don't know.]
Koudelkahead What happened? Where are we?
Jameshead This place...
Koudelkahead Do you know it?
Jameshead Yes, I do.
[This is the place of my dearest memories. Where I spent with Patrick and Elaine.]

Sixth Night: "In Distant Memory..."Edit

[The sound of loud church bells is heard.]
Koudelkahead James, do you know this place?
Jameshead There's no way I could forget it. This is the university I studied at.
The university where I was with Patrick and Elaine.
Koudelkahead No way!
Jameshead Hahaha, this brings back so many memories.
Everything is just as it was then.
Koudelkahead Someone's here. They're-
Jameshead Patrick! Elaine! And me, from that time!?
Koudelkahead From that time...
Jameshead It was an enjoyable time. For me, that time was the most...Elaine!
Koudelkahead James.
Jameshead Elaine!
Patrickhead

(Younger Patrick)

-James, why?
Jameshead

(Younger James)

No reason. It is what I want, Patrick
Patrickhead

(Younger Patrick)

Really...
Elainehead

(Younger Elaine)

James!
Jameshead

(Younger James)

Elaine!
Elainehead

(Younger Elaine)

Why!?
Jameshead

(Younger James)

I'm sorry.
Elainehead

(Younger Elaine)

James!
Jameshead That's wrong! I had no choice. I wanted to turn back and embrace her right away!
Patrickhead Elaine did too.
Jameshead Patrick!? You-
Patrickhead She loved you. Even more than me.
Jameshead Me?
Patrickhead I always knew it. Your resolve.
That's why it was hard.
I hid my hatred for you...
But I loved her, that is why I felt I didn't want to lose to you!
But I ignored her feelings...
Jameshead Patrick...
Patrickhead When she was killed, I searched for a way to resurrect her.
I'm sorry.
I wanted to make Elaine happy after you abandoned her.
And, at last, I found it.
Jameshead The Émigré document.
Patrickhead Yes. But as a result, I just made her suffer more.
All I did was make her suffer. Due to my error, even the peace of the death was stolen from her.
I'm just a coward like you.
When she became a monster due to my actions, and stood before me, I was so despairing I didn't even tried to save myself.
Jameshead Stop it! What should I do? What should I do?!
Patrickhead Please, carry out her wish.
Jameshead There has to be another way!
Patrickhead It is the only way to save her! Return to her the peace I stole.
Jameshead Patrick! Patrick!
[Patrick fades away, and mystic sounds are heard.]
Koudelkahead What's happening now?
Elainehead Koudelka.
Koudelkahead You? Is this a dream?
Elainehead A dream. A reality. A memory, that remained in him.
Koudelkahead A psychic impression? So I'm in-
Elainehead In his memories.
Koudelkahead ...Why did you choose me? Was it because of my powers?
Elainehead No.
Koudelkahead Then why?
Elainehead Because you are a kind person.
Koudelkahead Me?
Elainehead I've been watching you for a while. I saw when you saved that girl in the village. Since you can't live with humans, you value and appreciate them more.
Koudelkahead I do?
Jameshead Elaine!
Elainehead Father O'Flaherty. James.
Jameshead I'm sorry! I was about to make you suffer more...
Elainehead You understand now. James, I-
[Strange sounds are heard.]
Jameshead What's happening!
Koudelkahead The space is vanishing.
Elainehead This is just a shard of memory.
It doesn't last long. But it's all right.
However happy the moment is, it will surely pass and be no more.
Farewell. James, Koudelka.
Jameshead Elaine, can't you-
Elainehead No, we can't.
Jameshead Why?
Elainehead We are a memory. Nothing more.
Jameshead No, no! We'll go together... Wait! I have so much to tell!
[Koudelka grabs James.]
Jameshead What are you doing? Let me go!
Koudelkahead Do you wish to die? If you're lured in by spirit, you can't return.
Jameshead I don't care, I can't stay in a world without Elaine. Elaine!
Elainehead Please, destroy my body!
Jameshead Elaaaaaaine!
[The dream world vanishes.
Koudelka and James are standning back in Roger's study.]
Koudelkahead Uh...
Rogerkoudelklahead So, have you finished talking?
Koudelkahead Roger? We're back in the study.
Rogerkoudelklahead So what will you do? Will you use the Émigré document?
Koudelkahead Roger! James has already-
Rogerkoudelklahead The only one to decide will be the priest over here. So, what it is to be?
Jameshead ...Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. That is Elaine's wish.
Rogerkoudelklahead What? Oh! All right then.
Although, just a moment, I had been expecting you to say otherwise.
This too is due to human curiosity. Hohohoho!
Jameshead Koudelka.
Koudelkahead Hm?
Jameshead The Elaine that appeared before you...What was she like?
Koudelkahead She seemed sad. But had a very kind face.
Jameshead So that's how it is.
Koudelkahead Where are you going?
Jameshead The explosive. Wait here. I will do it quickly.
Koudelkahead Should I help?
Jameshead I am fine, alone. This time.
[Later.
There is the sound of a gunshot, and an explosion, leaving a distant crackle of flames.]
Jameshead Ready? There is no guarantee we come back.
Koudelkahead 100 percent. What about you, Edward?
Edwardhead I told you. I won't stop until I win the gamble.
[Church bells chime the hour.]
Koudelkahead Bells! So appropriate.
Edwardhead "I go, and it is done; the bell invites me."
Jameshead "Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell that summons thee to heaven or to hell."
Koudelkahead What?
Edwardhead Macbeth. So which do you think it is?*
Jameshead I don't care. Elaine waits over there.
Is it an end, or a beginning?
I don't know. But I do not hesitate anymore.
I love you, Elaine.


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