The latest number the Machine dispenses is for Maria Martinez, a professional engineer working for Hydral Corp, a private energy company owned by a man named Ken Davis, her boss. Her latest jobs have been in reconstruction projects in third world countries, most recently replacing multimillion dollar generators in Iraq. The team originally believes that she is the perpetrator, a terrorist (which would be contrary to the purpose of the number regardless), as she seems to be interested in getting Omar Risha, another possible terrorist, into the country from Iraq, where he is currently being held in high security detention. She is tracking a man named Rene Lapointe, a French diplomat stationed at the UN, who is the high commissioner for refugees. As such, Lapointe, Maria's seeming-intended target, is responsible for reviewing and thus approving or denying Omar's asylum request. The team changes their perspective on Maria when it seems that she is only trying to convince Lapointe to ... Written by
Did You Know?
Shaw asks Reese: What's up with the Evel Knievel stunt?
Reese responds: They didn't teach you that in Marine jump school?
The Marines do not have a jump school.
All branches of the service have to go through The Army Airbone School for paratrooper (military parachutist) training.
Reese being an ex Army Ranger would have been well aware of the fact. See more
All these fat-cat diplomats travel all over the world, eating on someone else's dime while they talk about feeding the poor.
Maybe you ought to consider applying for a passport.
I have a passport. My ex and I went to Saint Thomas for our honeymoon.
You mean the *US* Virgin Islands?