The 3 mysterious people in black are talking about how foolish humans are and how they have to 'protect' Ed from Scar. Meanwhile Ed and Al are looking for Dr. Marco. They see a strong looking man in a military outfit as they hide. Later they meet with Marco only having a gun pointed to them by him. After Al convinces him that they won't hurt him, they have a talk. Then they see the Red stone..until Basque Bran comes in taking Marco and the stone away. Ed and Al follow after them until Scar destroys the car and kills Gran. They run into an alley with Marco but get stopped by Scar. Can the Elric brothers defeat Scar or be killed like the rest of the State Alchemists that Scar met with?
Episode number: 2x1 Airdate: Saturday February 12th, 2005
Anime vs. Manga In the manga series, Dr. Marcoh is recognized by Maj. Armstrong on the way to Resembool, and is subsequently left in the little village he is working in where Lust visits him later looking for information.