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IN THE FLESH by Dominic Mitchell EP 2 FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT 1. Kieren looks up to see his sister JEM coming downstairs dressed in FULL . We don't see Rick face-on, just the back of his head. .. detached house on the corner, a MIDDLE AGED COUPLE have .. Rick aims his rifle. Oh good gracious, Kieren and Rick. In the Flesh hooked me by the end of the pilot, but it owned me by the end of the first season, and Kieren. Kieren Walker The protagonist, a teenage Partially Deceased Syndrome sufferer Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The sensitive guy to Rick's manly man. As the series continues, their relationship starts to become restored to its initial closeness. . About TVTropes · TVTropes Goals · Troping Code · TVTropes Customs.
Rick warns Kieren instead. Worked hard to appease his father. You Are What You Hate: His denial of being both gay and a zombie stems from his father's hatred of anything deviating from the norm. Also unwilling to accept other things, like his son's sexuality.
- Kieren Walker
He has an extreme prejudice for PDS sufferers, whether they're rabid or not, and their supporters. However when his own son comes back as a PDS sufferer himself, he aggressively asks everyone to just accept Rick back with open arms as if he was still normal. As a result, this caused many to see Bill as having a double standard on the whole matter. The main villainous presence in the first season. Seconds after being forced to realize he killed his real son, his actions in the pilot catch up with him courtesy of Ken Brown's shotgun.
Has a stricken case of this after realizing he's just killed his own son. Kills Rick after the latter forces his father to accept the fact that he's a PDS sufferer. When Rick returns, Bill refuses to accept the reality that his own son is a PDS sufferer even when everyone else can see it.
In fact, he even goes as far as to angrily dismiss anyone whenever they try to tell him otherwise. Maxine Martin Introduced in series 2 as the new MP for Roarton, she quickly reveals her anti-undead sentiments In the town hall, Kieren joins the PDS sufferers waiting for the meeting to begin.
All PDS sufferers must partake in the plan to "help rebuild the community that they once destroyed". Kieren tells Maxine Martin that he has a train to catch and that he can't do the scheme. She tells Kieren that his passport is invalid and that he needs to redo his passport with a new form, but the only way to get said form and validate his passport is to have a citizenship certificate, which is awarded upon completion of the Give-Back-Scheme.
Simon also tells Kieren that the Scheme is a scam. While talking by a campfire, Simon tells Kieren a story about how he had run away to America because he thought he'd be happier; unfortunately he became miserable again. Kieren tells Simon that he believes that there's nothing for him in Roarton. Simon comforts Kieren by saying he has his family and Amy. Much to Kieren's surprise, Simon takes Kieren's hand and also says "there's me Episode 3 Edit While Kieren and Simon work together doing the Give-Back-Scheme, the two get into an argument about the treatment of the rabids in the clinic.
Simon wants to break the rabid PDS sufferers out and medicate them himself, while Kieren doesn't want to be involved and believes the treatment center is the best place for them to go. Simon angrily leaves, telling Kieren that he was wrong about him. Later that night, Gary calls the Walker house looking for Jem, wanting to tell her that Freddie Preston had gone rabid and he needs help dealing with him.
Immediately, Kieren rushes to find Freddie. He calms Freddie down enough for Kieren to medicate him, and he then bound and carried to Gary's truck to be taken back to Norfolk for treatment. Gary threatens Kieren by saying that he could get away with doing anything to PDS sufferers.
An exhausted Kieren walks away from the scene, realizing the injustice that partially deceased syndrome sufferers face. He then breaks into a run. We see him arrive at Amy's bungalow. He gets greeted at the door by Simon, who is concerned by Kieren's current disheveled state.
Kieren opens his mouth to speak, but instead he kisses Simon. Simon is surprised, but kisses him back. He talks to Simon and voices his distrust of 'brainwashing' other people, saying won't allow Simon to do it to him, which he is then told this is not the case. Kieren tells Simon that he could be better if he acted more like a normal person. Simon tells him he would do anything to convince Kieren that he's serious about him, which leads to his agreement to join his family for lunch.
With Simon having covered himself in mousse and put in his contacts he leaves with Kieren, who kisses him in the street before heading to his house, not knowing that Amy was watching.
They at the house and settles down with Simon awkwardly as they try making conversation with each other. This angers Kieren and prompts him to angrily tell his own story of when he rose, revealing details of him rising at midnight where no others had risen yet.
He storms out of the house with Simon following shortly behind. At the bungalow he sits in Simon's room, taking out his contacts before beginning to wipe away his mousse. He then walks over and does the same to Simon.
Episode 5 Edit A now "au naturel" Kieren is accused of breaking into the hospital and releasing the untreated PDS sufferers from their cage, and defacing the walls of the hospital with ULA graffiti with Simon. It was shown to be two of Simon's followers trying to impress him, but the townspeople believe Kieren was the one who is guilty.
He is given a tape recorder and told to confess his crimes. After being pressured to confess to crimes he didn't commit, he slams the tape recorder onto the floor after yelling that he didn't do it. He's told that he will be put under house arrest until he can be transported back to the Norfolk treatment center because of his "noncompliance".
Episode 6 Edit Kieren, under house arrest, is put under even more restraint by his father, Steve. Steve locks Kieren in his room from the outside before he and Sue leave for the Fete with Jem. Kieren uses a wire to push the key left in the door out of the keyhole, using a piece of paper to retrieve it. However as soon as he opens the door, he is surprised by Gary.
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Kieren is quickly overpowered by him and gets restrained. Gary tries to get Kieren to confess to the criminal activities affiliated with Simon, who he also demands the location of.
After Kieren says he doesn't know where Simon is, Gary begins ransacking the room which leads to him finding a bottle of Blue Oblivion. Kieren had hidden it away after taking it from Amy and Simon's bungalow earlier.
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Gary is convinced Kieren is a part of the Blue Oblivion attacks and was going to use it at the Fete. He forces Kieren into his truck and takes him to a nearby field, administering the Blue Oblivion into the hole in his back before cutting him loose. While desperately running away, Kieren is unaware that Simon has returned to Roarton and witnessed his abduction.
Simon had been following him to complete the Undead Prophet's mission of initiating the Second Rising by sacrificing the First Risen, who Kieren was believed to be. After stumbling to the graveyard, Kieren attempts to secure himself to a metal grate over Vicar Oddie 's grave, but isn't fast enough before the Blue Oblivion takes effect.