Manor. The Dolt orbs into the center parlor with Piper, who immediately spots Raige lying unconscious on the floor and races to her side while calling out her name. "She's fine," Brody CRAY-ZEEES, and Piper and the Dolt spin around to find Phoebe perched tensely on the wicker footstool as Brody hovers above her, aiming his automatic at the Fun Bags from less than a foot away. "You and I," Brody sneers, indicating the Dolt, "are gonna have a little chat." The Dolt gapes as Phoebe and CRAY-ZEEE Bulging Brody vanish into the final commercial break.
And we're back. Piper and the Dolt try to defuse the situation with kind words and soothing tones, but CRAY-ZEEE Brody's too far gone. Kerr Smith launches into a little speech that he chews through as best as he knows how, but unfortunately, it's so poorly written that I just end up rolling my eyes. Don't believe me? Read: "Your kind is responsible for a nightmare that won't go away -- for all those nights, waking up in a sweat, begging that the flashbacks were just a dream. It's not a dream, though, is it? You Avatars are as real as the air that we breathe and just as vacant! [Huh?] My parents were viciously murdered by them, so if I were you, [Dolt], I'd do what I say." It was about this point that I started wondering why Piper doesn't just freeze this insane freak and deal with his Issues later. And, naturally, it was about this point that I stopped paying any attention whatsoever to this scene because Piper doesn't just freeze this insane freak and deal with his Issues later, like so: