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Matrix Reloaded Transcript Part 3
Morpheus: Zion! Hear me! It is true, what many of you have heard. The machines have gathered an army, and as I speak that army is drawing nearer to our home.
Believe me when I say we have a difficult time ahead of us. But if we are to be prepared for it, we must first shed our fear of it! I stand here before you now, truthfully unafraid. Why? Because I believe something you do not? No! I stand here without fear because I remember. I remember that I am here not because of the path that lies before me, but because of the path that lies behind me! I remember that for 100 years we have fought these machines. I remember that for 100 years they have sent their armies to destroy us. And after a century of war, I remember that which matters most. We are still here!
Crowd: [cheers and applause]
Tonight let us send a message to that army. Tonight let us shake this cave! Tonight let us tremble these halls of earth, steel, and stone! Let us be heard from red core to black sky. Tonight, let us make them remember. This is Zion! And we are not afraid!
Crowd: [thunderous cheers and applause]
Niobe: I remember. I remember you used to dance. I remember you were pretty good.
Morpheus: There are some things in this world, captain Niobe, that will never change.
Morpheus: Some things do change.
Neo: Excuse me.
Neo: I missed you.
Trinity: I can tell.
Neo: I was thinking... Everyone is here.
Trinity: Follow me.
Trinity: Neo, what is it? What's wrong? It's okay, you can tell me.
Trinity: Don't be afraid.
Neo: I can't lose you.
Trinity: You're not gonna lose me. You feel this? I'm never letting go.
Morpheus: Good night, Zion. Sweet dreams.
Bane: You all right?
Malachi: I'll make it. Did you see that Agent? I've never seen anything like it.
Bane: Doesn't matter now. All that matters is this. You first.
Bane: Oh God.
Smith: Smith will suffice.
Bane-Smith: Thank you.
Smith: My pleasure.
Councillor Hamann: Care for some company?
Neo: Councillor Hamann.
Councillor Hamann: I don't want to intrude if you prefer to be alone.
Neo: No, I could probably use some company.
Councillor Hamann: Good, so could I. It's nice tonight. Very calm. Feels like everyone's sleeping very peacefully.
Neo: Not everyone.
Councillor Hamann: I hate sleeping. I never sleep more than a few hours. I figure I slept the first 11 years of my life, now I'm making up for it. What about you?
Neo: I just haven't been able to sleep much.
Councillor Hamann: It's a good sign.
Neo: Of what?
Councillor Hamann: That you are, in fact, still human. Have you ever been to the engineering level? I love to walk there at night, it's quite amazing. Would you like to see it?
Councillor Hamann: Almost no one comes down here, unless, of course, there's a problem. That's how it is with people - nobody cares how it works as long as it works. I like it down here. I like to be reminded this city survives because of these machines. These machines are keeping us alive, while other machines are coming to kill us. Interesting, isn't it? Power to give life, and the power to end it.
Neo: We have the same power.
Councillor Hamann: I suppose we do, but down here sometimes I think about all those people still plugged into the Matrix and when I look at these machines, I.. I can't help thinking that in a way, we are plugged into them.
Neo: But we control these machines, they don't control us.
Councillor Hamann: Of course not, how could they? The idea's pure nonsense, but... it does make one wonder just... what is control?
Neo: If we wanted, we could shut these machines down.
Councillor Hamann: Of course... that's it. You hit it! That's control, isn't it? If we wanted, we could smash them to bits. Although if we did, we'd have to consider what would happen to our lights, our heat, our air.
Neo: So we need machines and they need us. Is that your point, Councillor?
Councillor Hamann: No, no point. Old men like me don't bother with making points. There's no point.
Neo: Is that why there are no young men on the Council?
Councillor Hamann: Good point.
Neo: Why don't you tell me what's on your mind, Councillor?
Councillor Hamann: There is so much in this world that I do not understand. See that machine? It has something to do with recycling our water supply. I have absolutely no idea how it works. But I do understand the reason for it to work. I have absolutely no idea how you are able to do some of the things you do, but I believe there's a reason for that as well. I only hope we understand that reason before it's too late.
Ballard: Is he here? Neo. It's from the Oracle.
Neo: It's time to go.
Link: Morpheus said this is how it's gonna happen. I don't know. Maybe the prophecy is true, maybe it's not. All I know, is that ship needs an operator. Right now that operator's me.
Zee: I know.
Zee: I want you to wear it.
Link: You know I don't believe in this stuff.
Zee: But I do. It's always brought me luck. Maybe it'll bring me you.
Link: I'm coming back. I promise. No matter what it takes, I'm coming home.
Zee: Just keep it with you, please? For me.
Link: Who the hell? Bane?
Neo: Is something wrong?
Bane/Smith: No, I'm fine. I just wanted to catch you to say good luck.
Bane/Smith: We'll see you.
Kid: Neo! Just in time. You're gonna see the Oracle, aren't you?
Morpheus: We don't have time.
Kid: I'm sorry, sir, I just have to give something to Neo. A gift from one of the orphans. He made me swear to get it to you before you left. He said you'd understand.
Lock: I was just told you cleared the Nebuchadnezzar for takeoff.
Councillor Hamann: That is correct.
Lock: Councillor, am I still in charge of our defense system?
Councillor Hamann: Of course.
Lock: I believe I need every ship we have if we're going to survive this attack!
Councillor Hamann: I understand that, Commander.
Lock: Then why did you allow the Nebuchadnezzar to leave?
Councillor Hamann: Because I believe our survival depends on more than how many ships we have.
Trinity: Be careful.
Seraph: You seek the Oracle.
Neo: Who are you?
Seraph: I am Seraph. I can take you to her. But first, I must apologize.
Neo: Apologize for what?
Seraph: For this.
Seraph: Good. The Oracle has made enemies. I had to be sure.
Neo: Of what?
Seraph: That you are The One.
Neo: You could've just asked.
Seraph: No. You do not truly know someone until you fight them. Come, she's waiting.
Link: Where the hell'd they go?
Neo: These are back doors, aren't they? Programmer access.
Neo: How do they work?
Seraph: The code is hidden in tumblers. One position opens a lock. Another position opens one of these doors.
Neo: Are you a programmer?
Seraph: [shakes head]
Neo: Then what are you?
Seraph: I protect that which matters most.