In an alley in Los Angeles a photographer finds the body of a Marine lance corporal, Zuna, from Camp Pendleton, who bled to death; most recently he served as a guard at a bio-lab facility; Callen and company investigate. Zuna's blood contains a high level of heparin (a blood thinner); a pathologist adds details; G calls the death a murder; Kensi checks out a gym, where Zuna has spent much time, and she meets several other Marines and another man; G and Kensi visit Zuna's crib, where Kensi chats up a man who does not exist. Sam goes undercover as a fighter, gets into a match, wins, gets onto a team, gets into another fight, and lands in jail; then Hetty introduces the two warriors to each other. Another warrior dies; news travels fast; the pieces start falling into place; Sam and others rumble into yet another fight, which the good guys win. Hetty recruits someone to serve as a liaison officer with the Los Angeles PD. Written by
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During a presentation Eric refers to several men as "former Marines". In the real world, however, there's no such a thing as a "former" Marine; once a Marine, always a Marine; there are dead Marines, retired Marines, discharged Marines, and Marines no longer on active duty, but there's no such thing as a "former" Marine. See more
Special Agent G. Callen
Sam, take him out. Take him out fast. The longer this thing goes on, the better chance he has of getting lucky. Do you hear what I'm telling you?
Special Agent Sam Hanna
G, I'm going to be okay. Trust me.
References Mortal Kombat: Conquest