Fifteen years ago, Artie and MacPherson are at the scene of a fire. MacPherson insists on using the Phoenix Pendant to go in and rescue the woman they both love, but Artie warns that it will cause more people to die. MacPherson insists that the Regents aren't using the artifacts to help the world. he tries to grab the pendant but Artie refuses to give it over, to MacPherson stuns him and takes it. He goes into the burning house and emerges a minute later, unscathed and protectively carrying a woman...Read the full recap
Pete: Okay, let's go over what we don't know.
Myka: That could take weeks.
Artie: Hey, guys, the Phoenix and the Goblet of Severan, Mrs. Frederic says they've been taken from the warehouse. And she seemed shaken.
Pete: Mrs. Frederic? Seemed shaken?
Myka: That is so not comforting.
Artie: Ladies first.
Myka: What? Uh, yeah, age before beauty.
Pete: What? He's older than me. He's older than both of us put together.
Artie: All right, shut up. Hold that. Children. I'm working with children.
James MacPherson: Walk out of here with me now... and follow what you know to be true in your soul.
Pete: That's a nice speech. it sounds even better with the fancy accent. But it still doesn't cover the fact that you are out of your gourd, McNutty-Pants! You put a bomb in a man's mouth. Not really a great recruiting tool.
James MacPherson: Fair enough.
Pete: So this place is filled with, like the worst guys ever, right? Hitler, Mussolini, Michael Vick.