Sheridan is told he has pain givers would cause an increasingly severe shock the closer he got to the interrogator beginning from a couple feet away, yet several times the interrogator comes within less than a foot of Sheridan with no effect. Evidently, that's how the pain givers work - the victim cannot approach the investigator, but the investigator can approach the victim without setting off the givers. Such function can be easily implemented even at the current level of technology. See more
Captain, I just thought you should know. They've got your dad, John. They traced him through his medication, picked him up at a safe house two days ago, just outside of Chicago. Now look, we've got a couple of days before they can move on this, and we should be able to break him out. I've got some people who can help, but they want a meeting.
Cmdr. Susan Ivanova
I mean it, John. I don't like the way this sounds, I dont like the way it looks, I don't like anything about it. It stinks of a ...