An alien race known as the "456" demand 10% of the Earth's children to be handed over. The chemicals within Earth children brings pleasure to the 456, and the children going to hooked up to them as recreational drugs to make them "feel good". Consequently Torchwood team are forced to fight against the British government and their attempts to concede to the aliens' demands, to prevent any of Earth's children from being handed over.
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As Frobisher, Lois and Bridget, seen from behind, start up the stairs together, two other people coming down pass them. In the reverse shot, when they are less than halfway up, the other people have vanished. See more
The thing is we've all seen it now, the past few years - alien life. Even though half the world's still denying it. For me...
. Okay... it's the suicides. The past few years suicide rates have doubled, and that's ever since the first alien. My first case, my first death was a suicide. Do you know why she did it? Because she'd written all these letters, she'd been a Christian all her life, and then alien life appears. She wrote this bit, she said - "It's like science has won."
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