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You called me a scanner. What is that?
Freak of nature, born with a certain form of ESP; derangement of the synapses which we call telepathy.
This was a test campaign used in 1947 to market a new product. The product was a drug, a tranquilizer called 'Ephemerol'. It was aimed at pregnant women. If it had worked it would have been marketed all over North America. But the campaign failed and the drug failed, because it had a side effect on the unborn children. An invisible side effect.
It created Scanners.
There's no need for that. It's just internal switching.
Yeah? No one's ever switched off a scanner before!
You are 35 years old, Mr. Vale. Why are you such a derelict? Such a piece of human junk?
(pause) The answer's simple. You're a scanner, which you don't realize. And that has been the source of all your agony. But I will show you now that it can be a source of great power.
I want you to access the Ripe program. I do not have ConSec computer clearance.
Neither do I.
But you do have a nervous system. And so does a computer. And you can scan a computer, as you would another human being.
I'm one of you.
You're one of me? (confused)
You're one of me?
(to her companion, as Cameron Vale approaches, staring at them) Don't look now but I think we're being (sarcastically)
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